One Commercial Street is a £140 million mixed use development currently taking shape at 111-120 Whitechapel High Street, London.
One Commercial Street is Redrow Homes London’s signature development and is ideally situated in the Aldgate area, between the Square Mile and the City Fringe.
The new mixed development – which includes office space and retail and residential spaces – is a symbol of growing importance in the Aldgate area and will form a dramatic pivotal point for the streetscape. The development will benefit from the ongoing regeneration of the surrounding area, which is seeing the neighbourhood transformed into a dynamic and vibrant location.
Work restarted on the impressive development in the second quarter of 2012, with John Sisk & Sons as the principle contractor, Broadway Malyan as the architect and Manhire Associates as the structural and civil engineer. Ramboll is the building services consultant on the project and DBK is the project manager/cost consultant.
At present the building’s frame has been erected and the cladding is taking place. Once work is completed on the development, the site will include powder coated double glazed doors and aluminium double glazed windows.
Commenting on One Commercial Street, Redrow London Sales & Marketing Director, Mary Timlin, said:
“The site is situated in an ideal location, on the City Fringe positioned directly over Aldgate East Underground Station, within close proximity to a number of other major public transport hubs. In addition, as it is located within a mixed use environment, the site benefits from being close to every day amenities, whilst being easily accessible to the West End.
“The site is well portioned for the type of mixed use development. The type and size of residential accommodation proposed attracts both overseas and home grown buyers, looking for investment opportunities as well as owner occupiers, looking for ‘crash pads’.”
“The project brings back to life a development scheme which had stalled for almost two years, assisting in the regeneration of the locality and providing local jobs and socio economic benefits.”
Spread across 22 storeys – including a basement – One Commercial Street comprises over 97,000 sq ft of office space, 7,322 sq ft of retail space and 207 residential units. The residential units are divided into the Tower Apartments, The City Collection and penthouses comprising a mix of studios and one, two and three bedroom apartments.
The Tower Apartments are situated between floors 12 and 19 and includes studios and one and two bedroom apartments. All of the residential units have an outstanding specification, with many benefitting from balconies which provide an elevated view of the city.
The City Collection apartments at One Commercial Street are located on the 20th floor and offer a wide range of accommodation types to suit many lifestyles and requirements; from studios through to one, two and three bedroom apartments. There are thirteen boutique apartments; each is different, however each includes an open plan kitchen/living room and many include a balcony.
Features of the residential units at One Commercial Street include flush veneered apartment entrances and internal doors, black nickel door handles and fitted wardrobes in the master bedrooms.
The kitchens include fully fitted contemporary units with soft-close mechanisms, integrated energy efficient appliances – including a dishwasher and fridge/freezer – stainless steel appliances – including microwave, induction hob and a single oven – and a wine cooler within The City Collection apartments.
Bathrooms at One Commercial Street include white sanitary ware with shower screens and polished chrome brassware, whilst The City Collection bathrooms include under basin cabinets with storage shelves.
Additional features include radiators, electric underfloor heating, telephone points, porcelain stoneware tiling in wet areas and white downlighters throughout. Safety and security features include mains operated smoke detectors and door entry systems.
Once work is complete on the development, One Commercial Street residents will have the exclusive use of the services of a 24 hour concierge.
One Commercial Street is currently on schedule to reach completion in the second quarter of 2014. For more information about the stunning new development, or to register an interest in the residential units of either the Tower Apartments, The City Collection or the Penthouses, please visit: www.onecommercialstreet.com.