Withernay Projects has provided access consultation and reporting for the following schemes.
Lakeside Centre Thamesmead
Client: Far East Consortium
Hornsey Town Hall is a 1930s civic building in the London Borough of Haringey. The Grade II* listed building has been largely disused since 2004. The proposed restoration and refurbishment (designed by Make Architects) comprises an arts centre, 67 room hotel, 146 new residential units, works to the public realm, including the forecourt of the Town Hall, cafe; flexible community spaces; and co-working spaces. The arts centre includes the large theatre and two cinemas.
Client: Westminster City Council
Public realm proposal for the gardens, and pedestrian, motor and cycle routes for a historic square in central London. The proposals incorporate the approach to the new Bond Street (East) Elizabeth Line station.
Withernay Projects has advised the design team about access and inclusion throughout the early stages of developing the proposals.
Kettner's Townhouse, Westminster
Client: Soho Estates.
Withernay Projects worked with Soho Estates and Soda. to prepare a planning application for the Kettner's Townhouse site in Soho. The large and complex site comprises fifteen adjoined and interlinked buildings, eleven of which are Grade II listed.
The proposed development will provide step-free accommodation to Soho House Private Members' Club for the first time in its existence, and significantly improved access to the Kettner's parts of the buildings. The ground floor restaurant will be refurbished and 28 new guest rooms will be created on the upper storeys, including five accessible rooms.
MK Gallery, Milton Keynes
Architect: Lynch Architects
Client: Westheath Projects Ltd
Access consultancy and planning access Statement for residential and commercial uses inserted into and onto existing buildings, and refurbishment of theatre school. Planning permission was granted in January 2014.
Private House, Camden
Architect: Prewett Bizley Architects
Access consultancy to support conversion of a property from office use back to a large private residence.