Mixed-use Islington corner building scheme now on site
Our project to refurbish and extend a prominent corner building on Essex Road, Islington is now on site.
The proposal retains the ground floor and basement of the building as a Costa coffee shop. It also retains the first floor of the existing building, with internal alterations, and adds a further floor by extending the existing brick elevations along Essex Road and Pleasant Place.
A new mansard roof and window arrangement replicates to a large extent the detailing of the existing mansard, but with a set-back at the angled corner addressing the streetscape.
The construction of the building involves a complex steel frame containing the volume of the new upper floors which will sit on the existing buildings structure.
The project is scheduled for completion in spring 2017.Save this page as a PDF