One Hyde Park – The Super Luxury Apartments in Knightsbridge

One Hyde Park

Located no more than 100 meters away from several of Brompton Cross Construction’s renovation projects (Parkside Mansions) are the worlds most expensive apartments.
One Hyde Park is a major residential and retail complex located in KnightsbridgeLondon. The development includes three retail units (RolexMcLaren Automotive and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank) and 86 residential properties marketed with prices starting at around £20 million.

These apartments seek to complement the existing streetscape of Knightsbridge and create a scheme that offers daylight and generous views whilst achieving the necessary degree of privacy for its occupants. The project is designed to be flexible and legible. The residential pavilions are separated by a series of fully-glazed circulation cores, incorporating stairs, lifts and lobbies. The passenger cores are used by the development’s residents for primary access to the apartments and penthouses, and service cores are used for secondary access by staff and for providing service access to the apartments. The superstructure of the residential accommodation in each pavilion comprises an exposed, pre-cast concrete frame, expressed externally in two-storey elements.

Contracts have been exchanged reports suggest, 11 Aug 2010. There are 86 apartments at One Hyde Park, with prices starting at around £20 million. 1 Hyde Park apartments have views of the London skyline, private wine tasting facilities, bullet-proof windows, a panic room, tunnel access direct to the luxurious surroundings and 24-hour room service of the adjacent Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

Building Information

Place/Date: London, UK 2005-11
Sector: Residential
Overall Cost: £500 million
Total Area: 65,000 sqm
Client: Project Grande (Guernsey) Ltd
Development Managers: Candy & Candy
Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Services Engineer: Cundall
Cost Consultant: Gardiner & Theobald
Project Manager: GVA Second London Wall Project Management
Planning Consultant: DP9
Fire Consultant: Exova Warrington Fire
Landscape Architect: Gillespies
Interior Design: Candy & Candy
Interior Architect: BFLS
Public Lighting Design: James Turrell
Main Contractor: Laing O’Rourke

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