PROJECT

Howard Group was invited to undertake the remediation, promotion and disposal of a former asbestos factory in west London by the executors of the Robert Beldam Estate, on behalf of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and other beneficiaries.

The development saw the disposal of a former asbestos factory in west London
  • Location

    223-227 Staines Road, Hounslow TW3 3JL
  • Sector

    Providing land promotion, residential and industrial space
  • Value

    The end project value of these assets was £150m

Partnerships

To undertake this complex and highly sensitive process a joint venture was developed with Teesland IDG to form Howard Teesland Ltd.

Howard Teesland Ltd undertook remediation works on the 6.5 acre site to remove asbestos, hydrocarbons, Toluene and Japanese Knotweed.

Simultaneously, a project team including Hamiltons Architects and EC Harris was assembled to prepare a masterplan and a detailed planning application for a mixed-use residential and industrial scheme.

Sale

An application was submitted to the London Borough of Hounslow and planning consent was granted. A sale of the 4.6 acre residential site to A2Dominion was completed working in partnership with Hill Partnerships. The remaining two acres were acquired by Howard Group and subsequently sold to Ambit and Kames Capital for the development of the Hounslow Trade Park.

Project objective

The key project objective was to secure the best possible return for the executors and beneficiaries of the estate, which included Corpus Christi College and a well-known independent school.

Staines Road, Hounslow

Lascar Works is situated in Houslow, south west London close to Hounslow East tube station and the A4 and M4.