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At 3 Merchant Square residential apartments and the hit and miss balconies overlooking the canal animate the façade.
The richly articulated facade, of high quality materials. An outer layer of GRC inset with bronze anodised aluminium and glass. Striving to create a sense of understated elegance.
A new pedestrian bridge knits together the existing landscaping with the new Merchant Square masterplan which creates a generous canalside retail offer.
3 Merchant Square nestles politely into the existing grain of Paddington Basin. Upper balconies offer panoramic views over Hyde Park, whilst Retail at the base animates the canalside
Wayfinding signage is colour coded for each building in the masterplan, assisting with navigation through the combined basements.
A concierge located at a bespoke bronze desk welcomes residents day and night. Split face limestone provides an animated backdrop to the wall behind.
Project architect explaining fine detail of routed Corian wall to the residential on floor lobbies of 3 Merchant Square
The boundaries between internal and external space are truly blurred with large terraces extending out via bespoke sliding doors from internal spaces.
Every room is provided with either a Juliet balcony or direct access to external balconies and terraces to take advantage of the views across London.
Many of the penthouse bedrooms have external spaces, creating a real sense of 'a house' sitting within its estate.
Light filled space opening onto another with panoramic views over London framed by the external loggia of the terraces.
Lobby spaces with a simple material palette creating a welcoming threshold on the approach to the apartment front doors.
The upper levels make the most of views across the city. Though high above street level the outlook provides a real sense of being in the heart of London.
Precision detailing and construction achieved in the prefarbicated bathroom pods.
External dining terrace to penthouse on the 19th floor with clear views acorss the landmarks of central London
Custom designed resident's cinema, with bespoke armchairs and fabric lined interior
San Maximum limestone and stained oak, materials with longevity and warmth.
Refinement of details where people touch the building.
Pipework for 3 Merchant Square
“A commanding presence on the Grand Union Canal anchoring this important corner on the new Garden Square.”
An elegant and confident 21 storey canal-side residential building, providing 201 apartments of varying sizes and tenure, marking the commencement of the next phase of construction for this important quarter of London. The richly articulated façade combines impressive double height bays of stone with finely detailed layers of bronze cladding and glazing to provide visual interest and a human scale. Interiors have been designed to meet the client’s aspirations to combine thoughtful design with immaculate detailing of quality materials. A "place for everything and everything in its place" was a design mantra from the outset, ensuring a considered approach; creating clever storage solutions and flexible living spaces, whilst allowing residents to stamp their own identity on the apartments.
Status Completed
Area 38,800 m² (417,675 ft²)
Client European Land and Property Ltd.
Project Team AHS, Arup, Davis Langdon LLP, DP9, EB7 Ltd, EC Harris LLP, Fairquest Hotels, Gingko, Hoare LEA, Kandor, King Sturge LLP, Mace, Miller Hare Ltd, Peter Stewart, Reef Associates, RWDI Anemos, Townshend Landscape Architects, URS Corporation