A full footprint basement has been cleverly engineered to sit under the existing fire station and extend out in to the courtyard to provide 5000sqft of restaurant space and 17 luxury apartments. The new concrete frame to the courtyard is set over 6 storeys with slender floors and long cantilevers.
The Grade II listed Edwardian fire station in Victoria was decommissioned in 2014. Planning and listed building consent was obtained by OpenStudio Architects and the project crafted in collaboration with interior designers Studio L
An imposing brick building dating from the mid 19th century
Site regeneration, creating a legacy for the benefit of the local community
A mixed-use development regenerating a neglected Muswell Hill site
An ambitious new mixed-use development with a focus on education