Carter Jonas, acting on behalf of FRT Developments Ltd, has secured planning permission for 23 additional apartments at 71 St Johns Road scheme in Isleworth. The project is an office to residential conversion that will deliver a total of 51 new homes, a private communal garden to the rear of the property, landscaped road frontage and secure cycle storage. The new planning allows for the erection of a two-storey extension to accommodate the additional apartments.
Katy Davis, partner at Carter Jonas said: “The planning permission enables FRT Developments to scale-up the conversion of this disused office building to create a new thriving residential community. Smaller developers have an important role to play in London, as they can make a significant contribution to the number of new homes needed to meet the ever-growing demand. Developers like FRT Developments formulate creative solutions to bring unloved buildings and forgotten pockets of land back into active use as new residential developments, which is supported by the government and progressive local authorities.”
Ed Marsh, co-founder of FRT Developments, said: “We specialise in creating small to medium sized developments in locations with good transport links to appeal to young professionals, many of whom are first time buyers. We look for underutilised sites that we can breathe new life into, which could mean converting existing buildings from commercial use or designing a new building that fits into a small brownfield site. In this way, developments like 71 St Johns Road can have a positive impact on the number of new homes needed around London and provide an accessible price point for buyers.”