Gasholder Works
Affordable Housing & Affordable Workspace

Gasholder Works is a mixed use building of 230 affordable homes and 2000m2 of creative workspace in Meridian Water for Enfield Council.     


The building will help to establish Meridian Water as a thriving place to make and create, being a home to an abundance of businesses of a variety of sizes and types, whilst also providing much needed affordable homes for Enfield.

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The workspaces are arranged around an open landscaped courtyard which opens onto the naturalised brook and Brooks Park to create a social hub in the centre of the building.     


The building is built with a cross laminated timber structural frame, designed on a modular grid to drive efficiencies in construction. The facade is formed from recycled aggregate concrete precast panels cast using the corrugated metalwork of the surrounding industrial buildings as a memory of the site’s industrial heritage. 


Client: Enfield Council

Architect: New Makers Bureau

Engineer: ARUP

Building Services Engineer: ARUP

Planning Consultant: ARUP

Type: Residential & Workspace

Area: 26,000m2

2019