Folk Sunday Mills

Folk Sunday Mills

The site lies in Earlsfield, bordering both the River Wandle and Great Western main train line. By taking full advantage of its unique location alongside the River Wandle, the architectural forms and materiality where determined by it, while being sensitive to it’s strong ecological elements. Understanding the historical context of the area linked to the river and its industry, which was industrialised with numerous mills and weirs, was the foundation to the projects interior identity.

Total beds: 315
Total gross floor area: 11,200 sqm GIA
Total amenity area: TBC sqm
Interior amenity area: 1,648 sqm
Exterior amenity area: TBC sqm

Gross development value: £105 million
Start date: November 2020
Completion date: October 2022
Lease up period: 100% occupation 3.5 months

Folk Sunday Mills awarded a 5-star GRESB rating named the Global Sector Leader for Residential Development.

Folk Sunday Mills awarded, from European wide group of operators & developers, as a best practice co-living design case study.

Client –
DTZ Investors

Client Team –
Development Partner: Halcyon
Design Director Partner: Atypical Practice

Design Team –
Main Contractor: McAleer & Rushe
Planning Consultant: DP9
Principle Architect: Assael
Interior Designer: Assael
Interior Planting: Elizabeth Marsh
FF&E: The Furniture Practice
Landscape Architect: Farrer Huxley Associates / Park Hood
Project Manager: Turner & Townsend
Quantity Surveyor: Savile Brown / Turner & Townsend

Artists –
Felicity Irons, Sam Hodge, Joost Gerritsen and Dan Kelly