Rooftop development, also known as airspace development, is the building of new property above existing residential or commercial buildings; extending upwards by usually one or two additional storeys.
Fruition Properties has received planning permission for a new development of 16 high quality homes plus flexible commercial space at 133 Kilburn Road, Kensal Rise W10.
Boutique developer Fruition Properties has secured planning permission to develop nine new residential apartments above a light industrial unit at 20 Crimscott Street in Bermondsey, London SE1.
By unlocking the ‘air rights’ above existing buildings, rooftop development can provide an innovative way of delivering much needed housing in dense areas.
Find out why reaching for the sky is not that far fetched, in Mani Khiroya's latest opinion piece in Planning in London.
Senior Development Manager, Daniel Wittenberg, talks about 'airspace' and the considerations when looking upwards.