Planning Permission in the London Borough of Brent
We have recently obtained planning permission to construct a three storey detached, new build house with basement, working with Brent council.
The existing site occupies a single storey disused double garage and sits at the end of a row of semi-detached Victorian houses. The site is proposed to be excavated to form a basement level that features a light well to the front and a sunken patio area to the rear that is looked out onto by a double height glazed window. Internally, the Kitchen and dining spaces open out onto the sunken courtyard, whilst a bedroom accommodates the space to the front and overlooks the light well
At Ground floor, a large living area is proposed with dual aspect large windows connecting both the front and rear amenity spaces. A solid wall separates the living and service spaces that also acts as a support for a feature floating staircase. The First Floor includes a further two bedrooms including a master suite that features perforated screens made from half round roofing tiles to reflect certain attributes of its immediate neighbours. Externally, the Loft extension is set back from the perimeter walls to minimise its presence, whilst the metal cladding has been carefully chosen to imitate the grey London sky.
The proposed dwelling will have a GIA of 201 sqm or 2164 sq ft, and is now being marketed for sale, by our client through Highfield Investments.
The project is an example of how a site with seemingly little development opporunity can be creatively used to create a high quality modern home and a great return on investment for our client.