Search

Former Holloway army barracks to turn into 100 homes under new plan

16:52 06 August 2014

The former TA barracks on Parkhurst Road

The former TA barracks on Parkhurst Road

Archant

An old army barracks in Holloway is set to be bulldozed and to make way for more than 110 homes.

A plan to redevelop the 1.5 acre erstwhile territorial army base in Parkhurst Road has been submitted to Islington Council.

The old buildings will be torn down and replaced by three new blocks – four, five and six storeys high – with landscaping work done to the surrounding area, including a garden and courtyard.

Elliot Lipton, managing director of First Base, who have bought the land, said: “The site is perfectly positioned in a sought after area of London. Our plans will provide new homes for Islington, and inspirational design that complements the surrounding architecture and character of the area. All our developments across London follow this same ethos – exemplary design in great locations, driven by the needs of Londoners.”

The deadline for comments to the town hall about the planning application is August 14.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Islington Gazette visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Islington Gazette staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Islington Gazette account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

Fewer pupils are persistant absentees from school. Picture: PA (Barry Batchelor)

The number of pupils persistently missing school in Islington dropped by a third last year, according to figures released by the Department for Education.

Tech City effect leaves borough second to only Westminster in number of new companies

Yesterday, 15:50
Winners of the Angel Wing competition

Popular shopping mall rebrands with huge community event including children’s choir

Yesterday, 13:12
Jacky has been reunited with her beloved Frankie

Good Samaritan spots hound and hands the chihuahua into police

Most read news

There’s going to be more than 4,000 people standing for election – and other fun facts.

Scotland Yard confirmed it was looking into allegations made on the day the Top Gear presenter was axed.

The lights went off and the cameras came out.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the $m.global.archantvariables.NewspaperTitle e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder