The UK’s largest purpose-designed ‘Build to Rent’ scheme, to date, Greenford Green has received planning consent.

Last night, Ealing’s Planning Committee voted in favour of Greystar’s scheme 10-1. This project designed by HTA Design LLP will revitalise 8.64 hectares of derelict, former industrial land adjacent to the historic Grand Union Canal in South Ealing into a unique, attractive mixed-use neighbourhood.

A total of 1,965 new homes are planned, of which approximately a substantial 75% will be Build-to-Rent. The scheme will introduce ...
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On Tuesday Evening HTA Design LLP and the NLA hosted a Pecha Kucha to explore and interrogate the concept of ‘Supurbia’ which HTA have been championing since 2008. The event was held at the NLA/Building Centre and was kindly chaired by Peter Murray. The event had a line-up of 8 fantastic presentations giving short and sweet snapshots of Supurbia through a diverse range of lenses covering the breadth of urban planning issues - from politics to planning and from self-driving cars to self-build.

The broad consensus was that “the vision is alluring but the ...
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