Private for sale scheme — Mid-density
Location: Lansdowne Road, Croydon
Client: Private Housing Developer
Status: Under Planning
This project exemplifies the benefits of our modular system as the site cannot be developed using traditional construction means. The proposal brings forward development on constrained sites in an innovative manner using off-site volumetric homes and meeting minimum space standards.
The site is currently used as a car park which serves St Viceroy court. The proposed development seeks to retain the site’s existing use as a car park in conjunction with a residential use comprising 27 ZED PODS apartments.
ZED PODS current proposal stands out as an optimum solution to develop the site with such constraints and carefully considering the proximity with the Croydon town centre and within the highest PTAL rating. The current proposal as a stepped-up massing where the tallest block (equivalent to 8 storey building) is sited away from surrounding buildings in plan and steps down in height as the distance in plan reduces. The scheme is designed after careful consideration towards the Croydon / London Local Plan to achieve the required density and mix of dwellings, without impacting on the right to light and privacy of the surrounding buildings. The proposal is not just best suited in terms of volumetric infill within site constraints, but it also appreciates the cultural heritage of the Croydon by incorporating well-appreciated design element from locally listed and important buildings like Corinthian house, Fifty Pence Building, Saffron Square etc.