Waterloo Road, Southwark, London


Rebuilding and recrafting

250 Waterloo Road is a seven-storey high quality mixed-use development launched in 2018 after a complete rebuild around an existing concrete shell and core. We worked for KMM Architects to reinvent this early 1960s office block as a mixed-use building characterised by a heavy steel aesthetic and glass facades.

We converted the top two floors into eight high-end residential apartments and duplexes with private terraces to make the most of the far-reaching views.


Every detail of the new building was extensively researched and meticulously designed by KKM architects to reflect the owner’s aspirations for the property. In order to realise their vision, all our work, from general construction through to the installation of bespoke furniture made by our joiners, had to be as fastidious.


The design style set by the architects extends into the interiors of Waterloo Road, and in the commercial spaces in particular. The exposed services are mounted on metal ceiling racking laid out in grids, and the repetitive yet carefully planned workplace layouts and our bespoke staircases and furniture match the steel and glass exterior aesthetic.


Floor to ceiling folding glass screens, metal balustrades and decked terraces extend the bespoke apartments beyond their boundaries to the views of central London. Crisp white interiors with bleached floors, designer kitchens, recessed lighting and shadow gaps accentuate the scale of the contemporary bespoke apartments.


Architect: KKM Architects

Architectural Joinery: St James Interiors

VALUE £12.4M

“We have worked regularly with Ethos since it inception and have always produced a scheme reflecting the quality that the Employer has been looking for.
The value of the scheme have ranged from £1m to £12m.  These have been procured generally as Design & Build but we have in past worked on Traditional Contract basis.
We are currently working with them on a small project but complex projects and their approach has been proactive throughout.”

Alistair Russell MRICS FRSA
Senior Partner
Ian Sayer & Co, London

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