Detailed Planning Application gains approval at the Nightingale Estate, Hackney

January 13, 2017

A detailed planning application submitted to the London Borough of Hackney for redevelopment at the Nightingale Estate, Hackney, has been approved at Planning Sub-Committee.

Tibbalds provided planning advice as part of a team led by Karakusevic Carson Architects.

The approved development involves the demolition of existing buildings and structures in and around Olympus Square and the construction of 400 mixed tenure dwellings, 232sqm of mixed retail floorspace; community uses; a management office; new pedestrian and vehicular access routes; car parking; landscape and public realm improvements; refurbishment works associated with the ground floor entrance lobby and podium of the existing Seaton Point tower; and all associated infrastructure, including an energy centre.

The Nightingale Estate, is a large predominantly residential estate situated to north of Hackney Downs. The existing estate includes a variety of housing types, a parade of former shops, a public park and play area and a number of community buildings.

The estate has been undergoing regeneration since the 1990s and several phases are now complete with this scheme comprising the last phase of the Nightingale Estate’s regeneration.