About Airspace Development

Building above existing rooftops is a sustainable way to deliver new homes that preserves existing properties and their occupiers.

Why Airspace Development

Airspace development refers to the creation of new homes in the ‘air-rights’ on top of existing buildings, by usually one or two additional storeys.

By utilising the existing rooftops, a huge number of new homes can be built with minimal disruption to existing communities and the London skyline – an exciting prospect in a city where the supply of land and homes is limited.

Airspace development is also far more sustainable than the prevailing system for new-build housing.  Existing buildings are preserved and often enhanced in order to improve saleability.  Older buildings are given a new lease of life, rather than falling into disrepair or being demolished unnecessarily.

Benefits to existing owners

  • Cost savings on service charges & building maintenance
  • Upgrades to existing building
  • Additional income for freeholders
  • Increase in value of leaseholds
  • Minimal disruption through innovative construction techniques

Benefits to the wider community

  • Significant increase in new homes
  • Preservation of existing buildings, occupants & communities
  • Increased housing density with minimal visual impact
  • Less demolition & waste

Contact us

We offer a free property or portfolio assessment to gauge rooftop development potential, please get in touch or call us today on 020 3828 0109.

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