GRID’s design for the Fulton Quarter of Quintain’s Wembley Park Masterplan secured planning consent for up to 995 new homes and 6,600sqm of employment space.
The London Borough of Brent unanimously resolved to grant permission for the redevelopment of the site along Olympic Way which is currently home to the Stadium Retail Park and former Fountain Studios.
Known as Fulton Quarter, the development designed by GRID Architects, will deliver a residential led mixed-use scheme set around a series of pedestrian friendly streets and open spaces. All the buildings will feature a diverse mix of retail, office, workshops and community uses at street level providing employment space for approximately 300 people.
The consented scheme will provide an additional 995 homes towards LBB’s housing need, bringing the total number of units planned for Wembley Park up to 8,400. The homes will range from studios to 4-beds and all with benefit from a balcony. The affordable housing across the scheme prioritises genuinely affordable tenures; with 70% of the affordable homes at affordable rent levels, and 55% of these affordable rent homes will be family-sized units.
A north to south route through the site opens up the Fulton Quarter to the public for the first time to create an attractive and welcoming public realm, covering a third of the site. Residents also benefit from extensive outdoor space with courtyard gardens being provided at podium levels. Every home will have a balcony and, along with roof terraces on the top of all but one of the blocks, a total of 14,000sqm of private amenity space is provided. In total, the high-quality public realm and private communal spaces cover over 60% of the site.