10 Lancelot Place, Knightsbridge Estates
Client: Knightsbridge Estates Ltd. for the Bank of Abu Dhabi
Size: 190,000 sq.ft. (18,000 sq.m.)
This Knightsbridge Estates development includes three separate and independent buildings totaling 355,000 sf. Two residential blocks and a flagship office & retail building are located opposite Harrods in Knightsbridge at the heart of one of London’s most elite shopping and residential districts.
The residential building at 10 Lancelot Place contains 51 flats
of the highest specification, currently commanding the highest values in London. Set above a red brick and Portland stone, 3-storey base which repeats the height of the typical residential buildings of Lancelot Place, the upper floors of flats are set progressively back affording spacious, west-facing terraces with spectacular views over Knightsbridge’s squares and streets. Two, two-storey penthouses with terraces on both levels have full roof gardens overlooking London’s skyline. The development includes a health spa for the residents and three levels of underground parking.
Zeidler worked closely with the staff and Planning and Development Sub-committee of the City of Westminster, English Heritage, the Royal Fine Art Commission and the Knightsbridge Association to satisfy the heritage requirements of all bodies in a building of exceptional quality.