Demolition of Wood Lane Car Park Begins

142 flats to be built in Macfarlane Place development near Television Centre

Multi-storey car park on Wood Lane to be knocked down
Multi-storey car park on Wood Lane to be knocked down

Demolition work has begun at the old BBC multi-storey car park on Wood Lane. The building is set to be replace a development containing two blocks of flats which will be dubbed Macfarlane Place.

Knocking down the old building is expected by contractor Cantillon to take at least 35 weeks and construction of Macfarlane Place will commence in 2022 with completion expected in 2024.

The project is a joint venture between Stanhope, Mitsui Fudosan and AIMCo (the joint venture “JV”) and the new housing will be managed by Peabody with 71 London Affordable Rent, 34 London Living Rent and 37 flats for Shared Ownership.

Designed by Maccreanor Lavington Architects, he buildings form part of the wider Television Centre development which will eventually have around 950 homes in total..

The buildings will provide 68 x 1 bed, 67 x 2 bed and 7 x 3 bed apartments, with new public realm and retail space fronting Wood Lane.

Jonathan Trout, Property & Commercial Director at Stanhope said, “Demolition of the old BBC car park, to expedite the construction of 142 affordable homes, and the ongoing construction of a new office building at 1 Wood Crescent, Television Centre, shows the healthy state of the property market in White City. We are looking forward to delivering much needed affordable homes for residents in Hammersmith & Fulham alongside Peabody who share our confidence and long-term commitment for the area.”

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July 5, 2021