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Grange Road

Grange Walk

Old Jamaica Road

This is a guide to the best roads to buy or let in the locality.
Borders: Grange Road and Old Kent Road. 
Park: Southwark Park
Railway station:. South Bermondsey
Underground:. Bermondsey (Jubilee)
Architecture: Victorian conversions to Modern housing
Prime roads: Grange Road, 
Prime developments: Bermondsey Spa
Evening Standard featureMarket: Spa Terminus market
History: Bermondsey Spa (coming soon)
1862 map

Alaska Buildings
61 Grange Road, SE1 3BG
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Originally a factory built in 1869 called Alaskan Furs for treating Alaskan seal fur (see the seal over the main gate). In the 1930s a white Art Deco tower and extension was added by Wallis Gilbert and Partners (who designed the Hoover building). The factory closed in the 1960's. It was redeveloped for offices in 1990's and changed to residential use in late 1990's.

Eight buildings (only part of the Alaska building is original the rest is built on the site of the old Grange Road swimming bath)s. Flats: from open factory loft space to studio flats on two levels
Communal gardens

Grange Gardens       
1 Haven Way 
Grange Walk, SE1 3EH
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92 apartments
(on site of Larnaca Works)                 
Developer: Union                   
Architect: Hamiltons/Michael Lynas

Grange Gardens comprises two blocks: the "Cascade" of 37 private units and the "Courtyard" of 35 private units. The Grange Gardens has a Japanese Zen Garden courtyard, a club room, screening room, sommeliers’ wine room, free bicycles, 24-hour concierge and refrigerated delivery docks for internet deliveries. 

 


Eyot Heights
Old Jamaica Road, SE16 4AH
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Eyot means small island in a river or lake 
114 apartments
Developer: Hyde 
Architect: Levitt Bernstein

Shared ownership development situated on Old Jamaica Road and Frean Street, close to St James Church. The collection of 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments feature open plan entertaining spaces, sleek kitchens, relaxing bedrooms, designer bathrooms with luxury fittings and private outdoor living areas.

Eyot Heights follows the path of Old Jamaica Road and has rainscreen cladding, varying in shade from one end of the block to the other to emphasise the curve of the elevation. The scheme is designed to a ‘very good’ standard under the EcoHomes environmental measure, and is linked to a community heating scheme.

       

Old Jamaica Road

Spa Road

St James’s Road

St James’s Square

Parker Building
Old Jamaica Road
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Developer: Hyde
Architect: 
Named after a local street
The Parker Building is a new residential buildings with: 
health centre, a convenience store, café and a new public square
Gated underground parking (vailable at additional cost)
plus cycle storage
Utilises varied materials such as metal glass, timber, brick and render. 
Higher apartments have big terraces and projecting balconies 

Bolanachi Building   (2010)
Spa Road, SE16 3SG
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Developer: Hyde 
Architect: Levitt Bernstein

139 homes
Built on the site of the Bolanachi Chocolate & Coffee factory of 1883. The building is a medium-rise, dual aspect aspect homes with gardens, terraces or balconies plus covered landscaped podium courtyard with mature trees growing through it  and underground car park. 

The Bolanachi Building provides a retreat in the city. It features a light, naturally ventilated atrium, a, and dual


Dragonfly
30 St James Road, SE16 4QJ
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Developer:
Architects: Idom

Apartments:    
Storeys:          
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St James Square (2008)
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211 apartments 
Developer: Hyde 
Architect: Levitt Bernstein


Two courtyard blocks, along an existing street, Frean Street.
with vistas of the adjacent listed St. James' Church at the east end. 
Landscaped communal courtyard 
Underground car park 
landscaped communal courtyard The blocks have a robust, high quality brick plinth at ground level with white render above. Timber panels break up the scale of the building
Designed to Ecohomes `very good' standard
Community heating system and is insulated to extremely high standards.

       
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