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Thames View East

2011–2014
Barking and Dagenham

Client London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, Explore Investments, a Laing O’Rourke Company and Jerram Falkus Construction Ltd

Site area 4.6

Number of homes 276

Homes per hectare 60

Local authority London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

276 new council homes have replaced an unpopular high-rise estate, using a new asset-based funding model with no reliance on subsidy. A traditional street plan and smart modulation of house types and details has delivered award-winning quality within a tight budget and programme.

PTE provided a full service from concept to completion.

“These are great homes, and in a climate where rising land values and diminishing grant make it very difficult for lower income households to find homes in London, the fact that the scheme is 100% affordable is impressive.”

Andrew Beharrell, Senior Partner, PTE

"The success of a good job is when all parties involved, from subcontractors, consultants, client, funders, end users and all involved walk away happy. I am pleased to be able to advise that we believe that Thames View East has ticked all the boxes. This has been a very good project."

William Jerram, Director, Jerram Falkus

Awards

  • Housing Innovation Award 2015 — Winner
  • London Evening Standard New Homes Award 2015 — Winner
  • RICS London and South East Award 2015 — Finalist
  • New London Award 2014 — Commendation
  • Sunday Times British Homes Award 2014 — Commendation
  • Housing Excellence Award 2014 — Commendation
  • Placemaking Award 2014 — Finalist
  • London Planning Award 2014 — Finalist

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