‘No.26’ Carolyn House, Croydon



HSBC Pension Fund (UK) Limited


Liam Russell Architects



This project involved the refurbishment, conversion and extension of a major mixed-use redevelopment, comprising shell retail to the ground and part first floors and the remaining levels redeveloped into 183 residential apartments handed over to PRS provider ‘Native’.

Strip out and partial internal demolition of an existing 1960’s office block, converting the 16 storey building to retail space on the ground and part first floors and residential accommodation to the second – sixteenth floors. The design also included the construction of an additional 6 storeys to the existing building, comprising new residential accommodation and a rooftop garden.

Carolyn House / No. 26 has had great success being shortlisted for a number of awards in London and Ireland, most notably taking home the International Building Project of the Year at the 2019 Irish Building & Design Awards.

London Construction Awards 2019
• Fire Safety Solution of the Year Award – Finalist
• BIM & Digital Construction Award – Finalist

British Construction Industry Awards 2019
• Digital Transformation Initiative of the Year: Buildings – Finalist

The industry recognition through these awards is testament to the efforts delivering the project through BIM from start to finish and creating a robust digital record of fire safety information.


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