A Great Start to 2019 at Three Waters

As Summer is rapidly approaching in London, demolition is progressing well across the site and the promise of new life for the Gillender Street site feeling closer every day. Read on below for an update on site progress, local news and more.

Construction Update

We have commenced demolition works on site, including the soft strip of Magnolia House, where our new site office will be based. ‘Soft strip’ is a term used to describe the removal of all non-structural fixtures and fittings from a building.

Hard demolition – the complete removal of existing structures on site – began on the 20th February and is scheduled for completion by early June 2019.

We are preparing for the installation of the concrete frame, beginning with the first stages of piling – the setting of deep foundations ahead of construction beginning. We are due to begin work on site around mid-June, with piling beginning in July with test piles.

Archaeological survey works have now begun on site in collaboration with English Heritage. We will keep you updated about any findings of interest in future updates.

Demolition work progresses with temporary propping work being carried out to shore up the site’s Grade 2-listed wall. Specialist equipment is in place to monitor noise and vibrations allowing us to manage and minimise our impact on the site, local residents and businesses.

Peabody Jobs & Apprenticeship Fair

Over 2,000 people attended the Peabody Jobs and Apprenticeship Fair in March.

The event, held at the Pembury Community Centre in Hackney, was designed to help people from across London get a foot on the career ladder.

Attendees had the opportunity to meet over 40 prospective employers offering a huge variety of employment and apprenticeship opportunities across a range of industries, from construction and engineering to media and advertising.

We are passionate about promoting careers in construction and combating misconceptions about the industry, and were able to engage with over 200 young people on the day.

Considerate Constructors

Three Waters will be registered under the Considerate Constructors Scheme until work on site is complete. We look forward to welcoming a visit to site from the scheme in the coming months.

This voluntary initiative ensures our commitment to the highest standards of care and consideration in areas including safety and security, the professional appearance of our site, protection of the local environment, and the foundation of respectful relationships with the local community.

Activities & Events

  • See the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea transformed with stunning horticultural displays for the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show
  • Did you know that there's an outdoor theatre in Regent's Park? The season begins in mid-May, with a production of Our Town by Thornton Wilder.
  • May also brings the opening of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, which sees international teams battle it out to be crowned champions.

Here to help, introducing your Customer Experience team

Our Customer Experience Team are here to support you as you plan for your legal completion until the end of your 2-year defect liability period.

We will make sure you receive a written update about the construction progress of the development and share news about local events and news too.

We will also keep you updated concerning your estimated notice date. We will keep in touch at least every 8 weeks to check you have your recent estimate for completion and check if you need any help in planning arrangements to live-in or manage your property post-completion.

Do always talk to us before you make any financial or personal plans based on the estimated notice dates. We do endeavor to serve notice to you as close to these dates as we can. Sometimes we can experience changes to these dates and if this happens, we will contact you immediately to discuss in more detail with you,

If you have any questions about Three Waters or how we could help you more, please contact your personal Customer Experience Managers

Sidhra Shahzad

07720 200375

[email protected]

Rachel Ding (Mandarin speaking)

07715 629 936

[email protected]

Both are really looking forward to getting to know you better in these coming weeks