Case Study: The Retailery, Romford

Case Study: The Retailery, Romford

LocationMarket Place, Romford, Essex
ClientHavering Council, Regeneration Team
Period2016
PROJECT SCOPE Identifying potential premises for the establishment of an office/retail incubator facility; negotiating contract terms and securing the premises OUR APPROACH The first property considered for the project, located on South Street, was close to completion when commercial squatters began trading from the premises. Unfortunately the owner’s delay in successfully removing the squatters resulted in the council seeking an alternative location for the project. The alternative…

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Case Study: PlayFootball, Romford

Case Study: PlayFootball, Romford

LocationKing George's Playing Fields, Eastern Avenue, Romford, Essex
ClientHavering Council, Leisure Services
Period2012-2014
PROJECT SCOPE Identifying suitable sites within the borough for a 5/7-a-side football facility; determining the final location and offering the opportunity to potential developers; choosing a successful developer and negotiating terms for a long lease. OUR APPROACH The Parks department provided a brief for the project which we interpreted and then implemented in our search for suitable locations within the borough. The subject site was chosen due…

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Case Study: Dagnam Park, Harold Hill

Case Study: Dagnam Park, Harold Hill

LocationNoak Hill, Romford, Essex
ClientHavering Council, Leisure Services
Period2011-2014
PROJECT SCOPE Negotiating the surrender of agricultural land extending to 200 acres; obtaining planning consent for the change of use to public open space; increasing the size of the existing Dagnam Park to 345 acres for the benefit of the residents of Havering and surrounding boroughs OUR APPROACH From the initial concept it was necessary to overcome a number of constraints, including the need to obtain planning…

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Case Study: Garage Site Development, Romford

Case Study: Garage Site Development, Romford

LocationVarious locations within the London Borough of Havering
ClientHavering Council
Period2010-2013
PROJECT SCOPE Regeneration of over 70 redundant, dilapidated garage blocks for the provision of affordable housing OUR APPROACH Initially, all of the council’s underutilised garage sites were appraised for the potential to be developed for residential purposes. After the appraisals, the suitable sites were packaged within seven parcels and tendered to registered providers for the provision of affordable housing for rent. Following the tender process, three housing…

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