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Parkholme Road


Project Details

£250,000 to £499,999


Macdonald Wright Architects

39 Parkholme Road , LONDON , E8 3AG

39 Parkholme Road is a Victorian terrace in East London, comprehensively remodeled to create a sensitively designed home for Wright’s young family. Key to the success of this build was preserving the 1893 building’s historic integrity while achieving high levels of energy reduction. The building envelope was stripped then fully insulated, and together with solar water heating, a weather compensating boiler and grey water recycling the restoration has resulted in an Energy Performance Certificate rating equivalent to that of a new build. All materials were sourced as locally as possible, with recycled copper cladding from Hackney Wick, coppiced chestnut fencing from Sussex and slate roof tiles from Wales.