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This mixed-use project features three buildings, including a striking 36-storey tower that will be the area’s tallest structure. The three buildings are designed to have individual identities yet be linked by a shared palette of materials and detailing.

The development contains more than 300 residences (200 private and 107 affordable units), along with desirable amenities such as a spa, residents’ lounge, retail space, and a public courtyard. A restaurant occupies the ground level, which will spill out toward the water’s edge.

The tower incorporates an innovative curtain wall featuring glass channels set within a ventilated cavity, allowing full-height glazing to maximise views over London without compromising the project’s sustainable credentials. Full-width terraces are provided at the upper levels of the tower. Apartments facing City Road Basin also incorporate generous balconies that will offer views of the water.

LOCATION 261 City Road, EC1
CLIENT Affinity Sutton
ARCHITECT Skidmore Owings & Merrill
CONTRACTOR Mount Anvil
CONSTRUCTION VALUE £160,000,000
SECTORS Residential, Retail & Leisure
PROJECT SCOPE Stair Structures, walkway balustrade, rooftop works and slot drain.