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Specifiers Journal 2016

Specifiers Journal 2016

The Electric Boulevard

The Electric Boulevard will feature shops and restaurants, a community hub, medical centre, a new Park called Prospect Park and a 167 room hotel overlooking both the square in front of and The Power Station itself. The initial designs were unveiled in April 2014, with planning permission granted in October 2014. The target date for completion of this Phase is 2020 with phased occupancy starting from 2018. The Fosters + Partners residential area will incorporate 103 units of one, two and three bed units of intermediate affordable housing. The completion of this phase is set to coincide with the opening of the new Underground stations at Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station, as part of the new £1bn Northern Line extension; journey times to the West End and the City will be approximately 15 minutes. A new jetty will also be built at the Power Station site, offering transport links via new river bus services. Prospect Place apartment interior overlooking Flower Building. Gehry Partners The Gehry Partners element will include five individual buildings to be known as ‘Prospect Place’ which will house double–height retail units at street level and a new multi-use community hub in Prospect Park. Prospect Place will be anchored by the distinctive central ‘Flower’ building. Prospect Place will house approximately half the residential units for Phase 3. The Foster + Partners design named Battersea Roof Gardens will undulate along the line of the boulevard creating a unique building profile. Two floors of retail units will front onto the high ‘Flower’ by Gehry Partners Aerial view of Battersea Power Station 22 SPECIFIERS JOURNAL

street with huge breaks in the façade to allow light through, creating gardens in the sky. The top of the entire building is given over to one of London’s largest roof gardens, over a quarter of a kilometre long, with breathtaking views over the Power Station and the city beyond. The garden stretches over 355 metres long and is being designed by James Corner Field Operations who created the famous ‘High Line’ in New York City. Phase 4a The proposals for Phase 4a will deliver high quality new homes, public open space and incubator units for small local businesses. Phase 4a is designed by architects Patel Taylor and Battersea Power Station’s site-wide Executive Masterplanners, JTP. The proposals for Phase 4a were submitted in late 2015 to Wandsworth Borough Council for planning consideration. The space is arranged around a central courtyard with provision for cafes and pop up retail space. 17,000 sq. ft. public health centre – delivered up to five and half years sooner in 2019, subject to agreement with the NHS. Phase 3 CGI - Prospect Place and Prospect Park. Gehry Partners 60,900 sq. ft. of new public realm including a 10,000 sq. ft. central garden square with children’s play area, outdoor fitness spaces and hard surface areas for pop up events. Phase 2 Turbine Hall retail space SPECIFIERS JOURNAL 23

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