MARBLE FACTORY

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DEVELOPER
North Star

LOCATION
Grosvenor Terrace, Camberwell London SE5

STAGE
Due for completion in October 2003

SCALE
16 work units alongside 12 residential flats

LIVE/WORK SPACE
Approximately 50:50 in varying unit sizes, with work space o­n lower levels and living space o­n upper

GETTING PLANNING CONSENT
The scheme is a former marble factory. Long winded: took a year and a half to secure the change of use o­n the former employment site. The main sticking point was the massing of the unit which had to be quite bulky to accommodate the larger, high roof live-work units that the developers wanted to provide

FUNDING
Entirely private

TARGET MARKET
Media, finance, arts/ craft eg sculptors, architects

NETWORKING/CLUSTERING?
None enabled

VIABILITY
Being sold for £205/sq ft. Three live-work units sold to date

TENURE
Units being offered for owner occupation o­n a 999 year lease subject to a £200 p.a ground rent

EMPLOYMENT IMPACT
Hope to create 50-100 jobs

ICT
Pre wired CAP 5 cabling with high level underfloor and perimeter trunking

DEFINING FEATURES
A range of different sizes of live work units is designed to offer space not o­nly to small start up but also larger and more mature businesses wanting live work accommodation

CONTACT
Alan Camp (architect) and North Star director Edward Heldreich




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