Old Dairy House



A boutique collection of 16 one, two and three bedroom apartments, all with private outdoor space and communal roof terrace.

Just north of Portobello Market and a short walk to Queen’s Park, Kensal Rise has emerged as one of West London’s most vibrant and creative neighbourhoods.

In the heart of this burgeoning community, known for the young local vibe of its independent stores, bars, cafés and restaurants, sits Old Dairy House, a collection of boutique apartments in Kensal Rise designed by POW Architects in collaboration with award winning developer Fruition Properties.

With just a small selection of apartments to choose from, this unique mixed-use development is rich in both character and individuality. Just like the area you can now call home.

The contemporary design is one of quiet elegance where every detail has been addressed. Perfectly blending style with function, each apartment has adopted a considered layout ,providing balanced space to live and work.

With an abundance of natural light and with their own private outdoor space, the apartments benefit from spacious layouts and a carefully planned specification such as black accent brassware in the bathrooms and unique black stained doors.


A clean lined contemporary building with a brick façade respectful to the character of the quiet Victorian streets around, Old Dairy House blends harmoniously into this hip but welcoming corner of West London, with a great story to tell.

If you walked down Kilburn Lane in the 1960s you would have had the sight of cattle walking the streets. Named after the Higgins Bros Dairy that once stood here, well before Kensal Rise’s transformation, there is still a real village like atmosphere that makes Kensal Rise so unique as it continues to change.

Back in the mid 2000s, as part of W10’s artistic renaissance, the building that once housed a dairy was home to a recording studio used by rising local star Adele. In the subsequent years this whole quarter has been transformed into a creative hub, with the community at its heart.

The Old Dairy House is now ready for this new chapter in this address’s characterful history.

Once named “the hippest street in Europe” by Vogue magazine, leafy Chamberlayne Road soon reveals its secrets. Don’t be surprised to see a famous face or two as you walk around here – as the likes of Daniel Craig and Thandie Newton have homes nearby.

Start the day at Wild Card, the bean specialists who have worked with Birmingham’s Quarter Horse Coffee to create their own blend, alternatively let the expert baristas work their magic at Cable Co while grabbing a latte to meet friends in Queen’s Park. One of London’s great community green spaces, it’s home to Sunday morning fun runs, table tennis and even a small farm. For lunch, head through the heart of Queen’s Park Village along Salusbury Road to Bob’s Café, a quintessential, exposed brickwork bistro, serving a mean steak frites.

Embrace the local, independent spirit of the area. Saturday afternoons are made for perusing the counters at Brooks, the free-range meat merchants and one of the best delis in West London.

Afterwards walk over to The Salusbury, the perfect wine store with a dizzying range of wines and ales to take out or to sample in their cosy bar. With fashion boutiques like Supra and Iris you’ll often not need to go much further than your local high street.
Explore the many eateries and choose between Sacro Cuore, a minimalist designed pizzeria that sources its ingredients from Napoli and Ida, the neighbourhood temple to hand-rolled pasta. For Asian fusion try Milk Beach, led by Australian chef Darren Leadbeater, or visit vegan café Paradise Plantbased, the kind of quirky independent spot that gives Kensal Rise its growing reputation.

When day turns to night, head to Paradise by Way of Kensal Green for cocktails and dancing, whilst enjoying the buzzing atmosphere in the shabby chic nightclub on the first floor.

One of Europe’s most famous markets, Portobello Road is also one of its most eclectic, with antique stalls, vintage boutiques, stylish clothes shops, and record stores
sitting side by side.

Begin in Notting Hill, where a row of pastel coloured terraced houses make for a lovely walk down to the characterful shop fronts of its famous antique market.

Further down, food stalls intersperse with small clothing boutiques until you come to the outdoor vintage market, where film companies and style magazines send their buyers to source period clothing.

Nearby is Portobello’s Westbourne Grove. Around the picturesque streets, eateries like Ottolenghi and a branch of Gloucestershire’s organic farm shop Daylesford, nestle beside inventive spaces such as 202 London, that combines a modern bistro with a fashion store. Head along tree lined Ledbury Road, home of high-end boutiques like Anya Hindmarch and Emma Hope before settling in to one of Notting Hill’s loveliest pubs The Walmer Castle. You’ve just discovered the perfect Sunday.

A lovely 30-minute walk along the Grand Union Canal brings you to Little Venice, where the Grand Union and Regent’s Canal meet, well known as one of London’s quaintest spots. It really is hard to believe you’re in the middle of urban London when you’re walking beside the barges on the tree lined tow path.

It is thought that either Lord Byron or Robert Browning gave Little Venice its name and there is certainly something poetic about the canalside. It’s home to some of London’s most individually atmospheric restaurants. Visit The Summerhouse, a chic seafood spot with tables looking out onto the canal, or something far more laid back, try The Waterside Café with seating next to an old narrow boat.



  • Contemporary, individually designed kitchens
  • Blum soft closing doors and drawers
  • Silestone worktops with drainer grooves
  • Square sink with polished chrome single lever mixer tap
  • Integrated kitchen appliances including Bosch electric black glass hob, Bosch oven, dishwasher & fridge/freezer
  • Extractor hood
  • LED feature lighting to underside of wall units


  • Individually designed bathrooms & shower rooms
  • High quality white Villeroy and Boch sanitaryware
  • Stylish Crosswater black fittings
  • Thermostatic showers
  • Black heated towel rails
  • Feature LED concealed lighting to all bath panels
  • Recessed downlights
  • Square glass framed shower and bath screens
  • Contemporary wall and floor tiles

Heating & Hot Water

  • Wet underfloor heating system throughout with individual room thermostats
  • Gas central heating with individual boilers to each apartment

Finishing touches

  • Wider than usual corridors and hallways
  • Pergo flooring to open plan kitchen / living rooms and hallways
  • Carpets to bedrooms
  • Black stained oak solid core internal doors with contemporary door handles
  • High quality double glazed windows
  • Walls finished in a stylish grey matt emulsion
  • Storage cupboards to all apartments

Balconies & Terraces

  • Private terraces or balconies to all apartments
  • Stylish outside light fittings to selected terraces

Electrical & Technologies

  • Terrestrial and Sky Q satellite feeds
  • Cat 6 cabling and data points to living rooms
    and all bedrooms
  • Telephone points to living rooms and
    main bedrooms
  • Satellite TV points to living rooms and
    main bedrooms
  • High speed broadband capability, for future connection at additional cost to purchaser
  • Mains operated smoke detectors with
    battery back-up
  • Recessed downlighters throughout all living rooms, kitchens, bathrooms and hallways
  • Pendant lights to all bedrooms
  • USB sockets to main bedrooms
  • Dimmer switches to living rooms and bedrooms
  • Switches and sockets in brushed nickel

Communal areas

  • Secure gated development
  • Landscaped communal courtyard
  • Landscaped communal roof terrace on first
    floor for residents’ use
  • Secured cycle storage
  • Secure, lockable mail boxes
  • Lift access to all floors

Security & Guarantees

  • Video door entry system provided for visitor access
  • Fob access into residential areas and into the Old Dairy House
  • The security and peace of mind of the 10 year BLP new homes warranty upon legal completion

*These details are intended to give a general indication of the proposed specification. The developer operates a policy of continuous product development and reserves the right to alter any part of the development specification at any time. Where brands are specified the developer reserves the right to replace the brand with another of equal or better quality.

**Computer Generated Images and show home photography.

No Type Beds Bath Floor Price Area sq m / sq ft Status
1Apartment22First73.7 sq m / 793.3 sq ftSold
3Apartment22First £700,00085.3 sq m / 918.2 sq ftAvailable View
4Apartment11First54.5 sq m / 586.6 sq ftSold
5Apartment32First72.5 sq m / 780.4 sq ftNot Released
9Apartment11Second £500,00051.7 sq m / 556.5 sq ftAvailable View
10Apartment11Second52.4 sq m / 564 sq ftSold
14Apartment32Third £900,00087.2 sq m / 938.6 sq ftAvailable View
15Apartment22Third £800,00081.2 sq m / 874 sq ftAvailable View

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