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Agar Grove proposes further Passivhaus residential development in Camden

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Agar Grove proposal, Hawkins Brown

Camden council’s Community Investment Programme champions exemplar sustainability standards and fabric first approach to increase energy performance, which will result in the residential regeneration of Agar Grove to be developed to and aiming for Passivhaus Standard.

The original 1966 estate comprises of 249 social housing units arranged in low rise blocks around an 18 storey tower block, Lulworth House. The 500 home regeneration proposal submitted for planning includes:

  • 112 existing homes demolished
  • 360 new homes built, including flats with balconies, terraced housing and maisonettes with gardens.
  • Extending Lulworth House from 18 to 20 storeys
  • Community facilities
  • 2 retail units & business space
  • Landscaping, with refuse and recycling facilities
  • Car and cycle parking

The £97 million mixed tenure scheme will be funded via 240 market/ 37 shared ownership sales and grant funding for 216 social rent units.

WARM are acting as Passivhaus Consultants for the project, which is due to start on site October 2014.

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Artist impression of Agar Grove, Hawkins Brown

Further information:

Hawkins Brown

Mae Architects

27th January 2014

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