This development which is located in Tottenham, in the borough of Haringey NE London, will add 48 apartments and 2 commercial units to an area experiencing increased demand brought on by the new £1bn Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, and its surrounding £60m regeneration. With a gross development value of £28m, the scheme which already has planning permission will have dual aspect views overlooking an internal courtyard space and the external surrounding area.
How this scheme is making a difference
In keeping with the residential street setting, this scheme is a low rise 3- 6 storey development. 43 of the 48 apartments fall within the Govevrnments Help to Buy Scheme. The developer is also incorporating 6135sq ft of affordable commercial space rated BREEAM ‘very good standard’ on the ground floor, let at 50% of market rent to local businesses nominated by the local authority. The scheme will have an inner courtyard with trees and a wildflower garden, which will also act as an exercise area. Natural sunlight will reach every apartment thanks to inset balconies, designed to promote mental health and residents well being.
Alongside its impressive social considerations, Maslow is delighted to see how this developer has incorporated sustainable practices into the buildings design to better its environmental impact. Renewable technologies, PV panels and air source heat pumps will be used to beat the scheme’s minimum carbon emission targets by 36%. Along with bird boxes and green roofs, additional planting will increase the number of species on the site from 0 to 13 and provide valuable habitat and foraging for local wildlife. In support of the local community and environment, this developer has approval to upgrade the adjoining park, which will include opening up the area, adding new play equipment and planting beautiful new trees.