A SPOTLIGHT ON | A RECENTLY COMPLETED SUPERPRIME PRIVATE RESIDENCE ON AVENUE ROAD
Avenue Road is one of London’s most prestigious roads and Knowles is proud to have completed 5 projects on the famous street, with 3 currently live (See our portfolio page). It’s no secret that Avenue Road is home to some of London’s most exciting super-prime redevelopment projects…
Avenue Road in St John’s Wood is undergoing an “unprecedented” luxury building bonanza, with nearly £1bn-worth of super-prime homes in the development pipeline on just one street.” PrimeResi states. “Six new mansions have been built on Avenue Road in the last three years, with a combined value of £370mn.” One of which is Knowles recently completed super prime private residence.
Knowles acted as Principal Contractor from the outset and saw this super-prime project from concept to completion. The scope included the demolition of the existing house, extensive basement excavation down to a double depth of 12m to and spanning 5700 sq/ft 5, above-ground superstructure works, full landscaping works and complete delivery of the luxurious and high specification finishes.
Benefiting from choosing to incorporate a basement into the project, the additional space allowed for the inclusion of state-of-the-art leisure facilities including a swimming pool, spa complex, sauna, and steam room, as well as an entertaining room, at home gym, guest bedrooms, commercial kitchen space, staff living and even an at home hair salon.
For more details on this project, see our portfolio.
The full scope of works on this project included:
- Soft strip
- Extensive temporary works to superstructure
- Façade retention
- New roof with PV slates and solar panels
- Excavation to 12m
- Two storey basement at 570 sq/m
- Cavity drain membrane system
- Brickwork for erection of new house
- Specialist masonry & pointing works
- Installation of indoor and outdoor swimming pools
For more information on this project, visit our portfolio page… AVENUE ROAD, NW8