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Planning Approval for Industrial Scheme in Chessington

Mountford Pigott is delighted to have received full planning consent for a new development in Oakcroft Road, Chessington. The proposed storage unit replaces an existing unit and will provide 2177m² of storage space and 214m² of associated office space and is in keeping with the industrial aesthetic of the area. The proposal includes an extensive landscape strategy to the rear of the site featuring a number of 6m Hornbeam trees to help screen the development from the neighbouring residential properties and provide the local residents a significantly better outlook than they currently have.

The project will be going out to tender in the next month with a start on site early next year.

Planning Approval for Mixed Use Development in Hove

Planning approval has been granted for the redevelopment of the Jaguar Land Rover site at 270 Old Shoreham Road, Hove.

This mixed-use scheme comprises a 3,153m² Big Yellow Self Storage unit as well as 688m² of flexi-offices over 3 storeys which provide active frontage along Old Shoreham Road. The surrounding urban context is fine grain residential and in order to address this the principal elevation has been broken down into small modules, creating a rhythm akin to terraced housing. The proposed materials for the scheme reflect those observed in the surrounding streetscape but will be used with contemporary detailing.

The development’s proximity to nearby residential properties to the rear of the site was taken into consideration in the design and a bespoke soft landscaping scheme including vertical green screening is an intrinsic part of the approved scheme.

The proposals will not only contribute to the local economy and the street scene, but will also enrich the local environment and enhance biodiversity with the introduction of further greening along the Old Shoreham Road frontage and a green roof.  The development will seek to achieve a BREEAM target of “Excellent”.

New Restaurants for Colonnades

Mountford Pigott is delighted to announce that the McDonalds drive-thru and Nando’s – which form part of our new restaurant development at the Colonnades Retail Park, Croydon – are open for business.

The 2-storey building, which replaces the old Gipsy Moth pub, comprises 3 units. Following a successful launch, the retail park’s management team is in talks with another operator to take the remaining unit. 

The building is a contemporary addition to the park, with a rectilinear form clad in industrial style materials, punctuated by picture frame elements which encapsulate windows. 

The wider scheme also involved extensive alterations to the existing car park and landscape to increase parking spaces in this thriving retail park.

Manchester project open for business

Mountford Pigott is pleased to announce that the Big Yellow Self Storage facility in Manchester is open for business.

This six-storey building has been designed with simple elements and clean straight lines drawing from the area’s considerable industrial heritage. The form of the building is created through the interplay of two rectilinear boxes. The lower box has a solid ‘concrete’ appearance. Some relief is created by angling the entrance screen wall towards the vehicle entrance – assisting building users to navigate the building. The upper box which is clad in Cor-ten steel adopts the same orientation but is pushed forward so as to create visual energy in the form.

A three-storey high glazed ‘cut-out’ has been formed on the prominent street corner to allow interaction with the public realm and to make the building’s function readily legible.  The deep reveals reinforce its solidity. The feature’s position corresponds to the focal point identified in our original site analysis.

Signage is incorporated into the building fabric. An uber-scale Big Yellow logo is fret cut into the Cor-ten cladding while the individual 3m high letters at street level leave little doubt of the building’s function.

The building is located in the Water Street Strategic Regeneration Area which is seeing other major investment and regeneration proposals coming forward.

Warlingham, Surrey

Mountford Pigott is delighted to have provided planning and construction drawing services for this recently completed residential scheme in Warlingham for Whitgift Estates Ltd.  With truly spectacular views across the Woldingham Valley, the generously proportioned new-build apartments and duplex units have been fitted out to an exceptionally high standard in a contemporary style providing unique accommodation in the area.  The drone footage by Strawberry Tech gives a great flavour of the development and the site. Contact Fine & Country and Hamptons International for sales.  Congratulations to Whitgift on completing this development and we’re looking forward to working on the next one!

Godstone Road, Whyteleafe

Work is nearing completion on our large residential project at Godstone Road in Whyteleafe, with the first block about to be handed over. The project comprises 118 apartments in a range of unit sizes together with a 6,000 sq ft medical centre, arranged as 5 villa blocks around high quality hard and soft landscaping. […]

Success at Committee for Battersea Scheme

Mountford Pigott LLP is delighted to announce that the London Borough of Wandsworth has passed a resolution to grant consent (subject to s106 agreement) for our exciting new York Road Battersea scheme for the Big Yellow Self Storage Company.

The mixed-use proposals have been painstakingly developed with a team of technical consultants and in […]

BYSS Wandsworth open for trading

Mountford Pigott is pleased to announce that the Big Yellow Self Storage store in Wandsworth is now complete and open for trading following the addition of a large and distinctive extension along Garratt Lane. Previous buildings on the site comprised a 6750m² BYSS facility and a vacant 4-storey office block. The new extension increased the […]

Work Started on Major Redevelopment, Botley Oxford

Mountford Pigott are pleased to announce that following the finalisation of a number of relocation and temporary phasing elements, the main works for the major redevelopment at Westway Place Botley Oxford have begun.

The scheme which redevelops the existing shopping centre and adjacent buildings has been split into two phases. Phase 1 comprises a 123 […]

Planning Consent for Legacy Buildings at Cane Hill Coulsdon

We are delighted to announce that Croydon Council has given planning consent for our proposals on behalf of Haxted Estates Ltd for the redevelopment of the legacy buildings at Cane Hill Coulsdon. This project will see the preservation, re-imagination and sensitive refurbishment of three key legacy buildings which are all that survives of the much […]