Standing at 110m tall, Minavil House in Alperton will host new homes, offices, cafés and supermarket space
The tallest building in Brent, west London, has been given the green light for redevelopment.
Standing at 110m tall, Minavil House in Alperton will host new homes, offices, cafés and supermarket space across 27 storeys.
At least 92% of the 251 new homes will be affordable, and the redevelopment is expected to create 118 full time job in the leisure, office and retail sectors. Construction is due commence in November 2017.
“We’re delighted that the borough has resolved to grant permission for the redevelopment of Minavil House, at the heart of the Alperton Housing Zone,” said Peter Mahoney, chief executive of developers R55 Group.
The £150m construction investment has been shortlisted for Regeneration Project of the Year at the London Construction Awards, while the Greater London Authority referred to it as an exemplar development.
Nick Francis, director of architects on the scheme, FAL, said: “Alperton has been overlooked and neglected despite enjoying huge potential.
“We’re confident that, in conjunction with public realm enhancements to create a ‘sense of place’, this development will play an important role in branding the area as one in which to live, work and play for generations to come.”