Mace and Knight Dragon top out No5 Upper Riverside
Knight Dragon and Mace have celebrated the topping out of No5, the tallest building in the Upper Riverside neighbourhood on Greenwich Peninsula.The Upper Riverside neighbourhood is part of Knight Dragon’s overall master plan for Greenwich Peninsula, London’s largest regeneration project.
On Friday 18 May, Mace topped out the structure of No5, which at 104m high, or 30 storeys, is the tallest building in the development. The finished building will provide 162 new homes.
The complete second phase of the Upper Riverside neighbourhood includes three residential buildings in total, made up of 543 apartments. These buildings are known as No3, No4 and No5 Upper Riverside.
Mace was appointed by Knight Dragon in 2017 to deliver the second phase of Upper Riverside. The buildings will have outdoor terraces and rooftop garden space and are scheduled to complete in three stages between 2019 and 2020.
Mace are also currently working with Knight Dragon to deliver the first phase of Upper Riverside, which is due to complete later this year in 2018. That first phase consists of two residential buildings – No1 and No2 – comprising 464 apartments.
The £8.4 billion transformation of the Peninsula will, over the coming years, provide 15,720 new homes in seven new neighbourhoods, and will be home to a new design district, schools, offices, health services and public spaces, all wrapped by 1.6 miles of the River Thames.
“This brand-new riverside neighbourhood will deliver hundreds of much-needed homes and new amenities for local residents on the Peninsula. It’s a vital part of the wider masterplan and will be the first entire neigh-bourhood to be completed, so we’re delighted to be topping out on its tallest building. We would like to con-gratulate Mace on reaching this significant milestone.”
Bob Coe, Mace’s Director for Greenwich Peninsula said:
“We have been working with Knight Dragon on Greenwich Peninsula since 2015. Since then we’ve built a very successful delivery partnership that has resulted in great progress on both phases of the Upper Riverside neighbourhood. This topping out marks the completion of the tallest element of both phases, and represents a significant milestone on the journey to overall completion of the whole programme by 2020.”
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