Our brief was to enhance the history while providing modern facilities. Cartwright Pickard’s scheme meets these aims but has also created new spaces that have delighted visitors and been enthusiastically welcomed by Councillors, staff and the public.
Dan Murray, Senior Programme Manager, Lambeth Council
Client London Borough of Lambeth / Muse Developments
Location Brixton, London
Lambeth Civic Quarter is centred around the refurbishment and expansion of the 1908 grade II listed Lambeth Town Hall in Brixton, designed by Septimus Warwick and H Austen and the construction of an 11,000sqm BREEAM Excellent Civic Centre. In addition to the Town Hall and Civic Centre, the Your New Town Hall masterplan also includes:
The demolition of an existing office building to create 94 new homes in a part 14, part 10 and part 4-6 storey building with ground floor commercial space.
The sensitive refurbishment of this Art Deco building, the former Co-operative department store and one of the first buildings in Brixton to get electric, into 26 new apartments.
New cycle hub with 218 cycle parking spaces, changing/shower facilities and a café.
Olive Morris House
The demolition of an existing council building to create 74 new homes in a part 6 and part 7 storey building with flexible commercial space at ground floor and basement level.
James Pickard recently took part in the Estates Gazette (EG) Property Podcast alongside Morgan Sindall Group company Muse, discussing our work on Lambeth Civic Quarter and the wider regeneration of Brixton.
Ivor House Brixton, London