Residential
Phoenix,
Leeds
GDV £82m
Units 367
Deal Duration 28 months
Build Type self build
Phoenix, Leeds

Maslow Capital was delighted to support this 367 apartment residential scheme in Leeds.

The proposed city centre ‘Phoenix’ scheme, off Saxton Lane involves the demolition of two existing redundant industrial buildings and the construction of two high quality residential blocks, rising to 18 and 22 stories respectively to create an iconic ‘gateway’ development in a regeneration area of Leeds.

The £82m GDV scheme will provide 367 apartments across the two blocks, together with high quality communal facilities, basement car parking, landscaping, public open space and highway works. Residential accommodation will also include a number of specially designed disabled accessible compliant apartments.

The development is being constructed with state-of-the-art methods which include offsite manufacturing for the Frame and Facades. Using the pre-cast concrete ‘Crosswall’ system, ensures factory-controlled levels of production of both internal and external panels, delivered to site pre-glazed, and complete with integrated service ducts.

The basement carpark, ground floor and first floor comprise of an in-situ concrete frame. The load from the precast units is transferred via a 1200mm thick first floor slab via the concrete columns down to a 1400mm thick concrete raft foundation.

The blocks, consisting of a combination of elements of red and grey brickwork clad concrete panels together with both smooth and figured white concrete panels, are arranged around a central public open space. This north south pedestrian flow through the site, will connect residents and members of the public with other new developments and local amenities creating a new residential neighbourhood. Directly to the north of the site is the developing cycle super-highway, reinforcing links to the city-centre and surrounding areas.

Originator: Emma Burke
Associate: Anthony Raud

Emma Burke, Senior Deal Originator at Maslow Capital adds: “Maslow Capital is thrilled to support this highly anticipated scheme which is being brought to life by an experienced team with a proven track record of delivering exemplary projects. Along with the delivery of 367 high specification apartments, this amenity-rich, city centre scheme has everything buyers and investors look for and we are delighted to be involved in its delivery.”

Anthony Raud, Associate at Maslow Capital adds: “Torsion is a market leader in delivering excellent accommodation throughout the UK and their partnership with the Khalbros Group, knowledge of the Leeds landscape and understanding of the market, will be invaluable. Maslow are excited to be supporting the development of this well-positioned scheme, along with the modern methods of construction that will be undertaken.”

We are delighted to bring forward this exceptional high-rise development in the heart of our hometown Leeds. This development has not been straight forward with many challenges presented during the design and planning stages. We thank particularly Leeds City Council for their support and proactive contribution into the project for the last 2 years and the many other stakeholders who contributed to this development gaining planning and commencing onsite. We hope to bring to the city a building that people will be proud to name as their residence and provide a positive addition to the skyline of the city of Leeds.
David Worsley, Managing Director of Torsion Developments

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