The Earls Court Development Company will submit a hybrid planning application for phase one this summer 

The developer behind the £8.5bn redevelopment of Earl’s Court has set out detailed plans for phase one of the scheme and announced that construction is expected to start on site in 2026.

Park View Earls Court

Source: Maccreanor Lavington

A CGI of what Warwick Crescent will look like

The joint venture between Delancey, the Dutch pension fund manager APG, and Transport for London (TfL) will submit a hybrid planning application for phase one of the redevelopment by the summer.

The first phase will deliver over 1,000 new homes for rent and to buy for students, families, workers and Later Living, as well as a 4.5-acre park, Table Park, an office building and a cultural venue.

Earls Court Development Company (ECDC) is set to submit detailed plans to the Royal Borough and Kensington and Chelsea to deliver Warwick Crescent, which has been designed by Maccreanor Lavington and will provide 200 homes for sale and around 100 affordable homes.

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The developer will submit a separate application to Hammersmith and Fulham Council to deliver Empress Place and Aisgill Gardens, which will deliver 290 homes for sale, 180 affordable homes, and roughly 680 student rooms.

The architects of the 31-storey building at Empress Place that will provide purpose-built student accommodation is Serie. The 42-storey building which will provide 290 homes for sale was designed Sheppard Robson.

Architect drMM designed the 17-storey building at Aisgill Gardens which will deliver 180 affordable homes.  

Overall, the redevelopment will deliver 4,000 homes in an initial three phases with phase one starting in 2026. 

The second phase of the scheme will built between 2029 and 2034, and the third phase will be constructed between 2032 and 2038.

In November, ECDC announced changes to its masterplan, which included reducing the height of the towers in the designs and cutting the number of homes delivered from 4,500 to 4,000.