Friary Park Location City: London

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Sectors:
Mixed Use, Residential
Services:
Architecture, Design Delivery
Studios:
London, Manchester
Client:
Mount Anvil, Catalyst

Certifications:

Key Info

Includes:
Over 1,000 new homes, a gym, co-working spaces, cinema and residents’ lounge, commercial areas
Area:
6 acres
Status:
Phase 1a complete. 2nd Phase under construction

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Regeneration informed by the community

Friary Park estate in Acton is being regenerated to deliver over 1,000 new homes to West London. Chapman Taylor was appointed to lead the redesign and delivery of an enhanced scheme that has been informed by residents and the local community following a comprehensive engagement programme.

The proposals were developed through a comprehensive consultation process with the residents, local community and the local authority, London Borough of Ealing, and the GLA.

Carefully integrated into the local neighbourhood

In addition to our design delivery services for Phases 1 and 2, Chapman Taylor was appointed to revisit the consented masterplan with a focus on improving placemaking and integrating the scheme more successfully into the local neighbourhood.

New amenity spaces

The redesign introduces a more active, mixed of uses on the ground floor, and enhanced resident and community amenities including a gym, co-working spaces, cinema, and residents lounge, all arranged around a new central public square that creates a focal point at the heart of the scheme and promotes a sense of community. Affordable workspace (40% of the commercial floor area) provide a permanent, affordable home for Ealing’s creative community.

Affordable, tenure-blind homes

The revised building designs provide flexibility to accommodate home working and the provision of larger private amenity spaces in response to the changes in our live/work patterns post-pandemic. The scheme is tenure-blind and includes social rent, London affordable rent, intermediate tenure, and private for-sale homes.

Rachel Rogerson (BA (Hons), Dip Arch)

Director, UK

Rachel is an accomplished design team leader and has worked on many of Chapman Taylor’s flagship projects in the UK and internationally since joining in 2006.

She leads the in-house UK technical group for the business, providing support and advice on regulatory issues. She has over 20 years of experience, with a particular focus on leading complex technical projects and design management of major projects across multiple sectors. Rachel was promoted to the UK Board in 2023 and splits her time between the London and Manchester studios.

Areas of expertise:

Specialist Fit Out / Leisure / Retail / Higher Education / Residential / Design Delivery / Design Management

Andrew Carroll

Director, UK

Since joining Chapman Taylor in 2002, Andy has led the design and delivery of major projects across a range of sectors including mixed-use, office, residential, hospitality, retail and leisure.

Andy is a core member of the Manchester Studio leadership team. As a UK Board Director, he oversees our workplace and design delivery services and contributes to defining and implementing our core values across the UK.

Areas of expertise:

Mixed-use / Workplace / Residential / Hospitality / Retail / Leisure / Design Management / Design Delivery

Jie Shen (BEng, MArch, DipArch)

Associate Director, UK

Jie joined Chapman Taylor in 2019, becoming an Associate Director in 2022.

Jie has extensive experience of projects in the residential, workplace, cultural and hospitality sectors in the UK, China and the Middle East. Most recently he has gained more than seven years of experience on large-scale, residential/built-to-rent developments, particularly in London.

Jie is experienced in project management, client liaison and navigating the statutory/planning process. He is proficient in leading consultant/sub-contractor design teams and managing BIM/IM workflows to ensure the successful delivery of projects.

Jie is also an active member of our Technical Group, promoting CPDs/training, regulatory updates and technical support across the UK business.

Areas of expertise:

Residential / Workplace / Hospitality

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