A 1 acre site located at the north of the Isle of Dogs within walking distance of Canary Wharf.
A contract for the acquisition of the freehold was exchanged in January 2007. Over a short, 6 month period, a planning application was drawn up with MAKE architects, under the guidance of Ken Shuttleworth, for the redevelopment of the site.
Pre-application discussions and local consultations were undertaken with the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and local stakeholders.
The scheme consists of approx. 416 residential units in 2 towers of 30 and 36 storeys above a creche, gymnasium, children's playspace, replacement McDonalds restaurant and a number of retail units.
Plannig consent was achieved on 10th November 2009 after a protracted planning process. The scheme includes an agreement to provide most of the affordable housing off-site.