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Sold at Limehouse Exchange

Posted by on March 6, 2017

Hunters Employer’s Agents team has completed Limehouse Exchange a mixed tenure housing development for Tower Hamlets Community Housing.

Originally a former petrol station site, adjacent to the Red Route in Limehouse, the limited size, dense surroundings and restrictive location all proved challenging from both a design and delivery perspective.

The finish and specification of the private sale units were well received with all 18 private sale units being sold within a couple months. Hunters worked closely with the client from pre-contract stage to achieve a viable tender price with the preferred contractor.

What distinguishes this project is the wide mix of tenures; the ground floor houses a commercial office unit, the 1st floor is comprised of 7 affordable rent and shared ownership residential apartments and the upper 3 floors provide 18 high specification private sale apartments.

Its close proximity to Rectory Garden was part of wider regeneration initiative for the area as a whole. Interesting aspects included the use of a Lumistry privacy film product to preclude overlooking of the adjacent development and avoid the need for extensive (and costly) external cladding to the rear elevation.