Tollgate Gardens, Westminster

Planning consent was granted this week for BDP’s flagship large scale housing development in Westminster. The scheme which comprises a new community of 248 homes, where the majority of flats are dual or triple aspect and each has a balcony or terrace.

A central garden forms the communal heart within which the community hub building sits. Car parking is placed below the garden maximising garden and play space.

The site responds sensitively to the adjacent conservation area, and opens up to the south maximising sunlight and strategic views.
Completion is due 2016.