Lee Valley Estates acquired the former Grade II listed Leyton Municipal Offices to restore the building to its former glory after a period of disuse and give it a new lease of life for residential, leisure and business use. The refurbishment was a major driver in the regeneration of Leyton and part of the permanent legacy of the 2012 Olympics.
Designed by architect John Johnson in 1898, the imposing red brick and Portland stone building was described in a government listing of the day as being in a ‘rich Victorian Eclectic classical manner’.
The Clockworks is a sympathetic mixed use conversion of a former clock factory offering an innovative mix of workspace for local creative businesses and Foyer style accommodation for young adults. Whilst maintaining the Victorian industrial façade, the interior is a thoroughly contemporary environment, created through the use of materials, detail and colour.
Hale Village is a multi-award winning urban village with sustainability and community at its heart. Situated in the centre of Tottenham Hale, it is a model for mixed-use communities. Its facilities, distinctive architecture, social infrastructure and environmental standing create a new generation of eco-district.
Described as somewhere that “could be the envy of any major European city”, Hale Village has become a desirable new area for London and a catalyst for the regeneration of Tottenham Hale.