The Knightsbridge Estate
The next phase is the c. 340,000 sqft redevelopment of the northern end of The Estate fronting Brompton Road and Sloane Street. It will deliver a mix of new world-class retail accommodation, 67,000 sqft Grade A offices, 35 rental apartments around an internal courtyard garden, and a rooftop restaurant.
Seven spectacular flagship stores are planned. Fronting Brompton Road and Sloane Street – three will front onto Sloane Street, and four onto Brompton Road. Six of the units will be able to trade across three floors whilst they all will have access to off-street servicing from a secure service yard. The façade will be restored to reflect the original architectural features of the buildings built at the turn of the 20th Century.
35 beautiful double aspect apartments, arranged around an attractive open courtyard garden designed by internationally acclaimed landscape architects Gross Max. The apartments will only be available for private rent, ensuring that they are occupied and contribute to the local community.
As part of the redevelopment, Chelsfield will make significant improvements to the existing Knightsbridge Underground station, used by millions of passengers each year. By 2020, Knightsbridge station platforms will be accessible by lift making travel easier for all, including the elderly and the disabled. Access to the two 17-person lifts will be located on Hooper’s Court.
This move supports the Mayor of London’s pledge to make London’s transport network more accessible and TfL’s commitment to make more than 30 additional Tube stations step-free by 2021/22.
In addition, Chelsfield will be providing equipment to cool the platforms of Knightsbridge Underground station, a new modern entrance at 15 Brompton Road, and a widened pavement on Brompton Road and Sloane Street, helping to ease pedestrian congestion and improving the streetscape along the retail frontages. The new station entrance will open to customers in 2020.