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Project
King Square
Year
2017–current
Client
London Borough of Islington
Site Area
2
Number of homes
140
Homes per hectare
245
Local authority
London Borough of Islington

Pollard Thomas Edwards has worked closely with residents on the existing 1960s estate, to devise a scheme that delivers 140 new mixed-tenure homes, enhanced public spaces, a new community facility and upgrade to an existing nursery.

Read the Guardian article Estate regeneration: the King Square solution

All residents of this estate are benefiting from the scheme, with improved green spaces, a new growing area and a newly refurbished nursery coming soon. We have also been privileged to assist young people from this estate secure their future in a new trade, with the apprenticeship scheme attached to this project.”
Cllr Diarmaid Ward, Executive Member for Housing and Development, Islington Council
I’m really happy here and I think it’s a very nice place to live in… And you get a community; in a tower, I wasn’t lonely but it’s an empty life… whereas here, you see everyone.”
Resident
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