Oliver’s Wharf penthouse, Wapping

Large 4,000 sq.ft. penthouse loft for an artist, converted over the three top storeys of Grade II Listed tea warehouse on the river Thames.

The warren of rooms which had been added in the 1970s were removed and an open 3-storey naturally-lit volume created, with open mezzanines to create a fluid sequence of private and more public areas. The design includes a gallery, a rooftop lounge and terrace with fine views over London.

Client: Private

Cost: £1 million

Status: Completed 1997

Team: McDowell+Benedetti, Dewhurst Macfarlane & Partners, Fulcrum Consulting, Keogh Edwards Partnership

Published
Architects’ Journal (cover feature), Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard, Independent Saturday Magazine, Sunday Times, Diseño Interior (Spain), Azure (Canada), ‘Converted Spaces’, ‘Loft Living’, ‘Lofts: Working & Living Spaces’, ‘London Apartments’, ‘21st Century Home’