We Made That have been appointed to lead a team to produce a strategic masterplan for Park Royal Centre, which will set out an ambitious vision to accommodate a minimum of 1,400 new jobs, 650 new homes and 3,000sqm of new town centre floorspace. Designated as a neighbourhood centre and sitting at the heart of London’s largest industrial estate, the proposals for Park Royal Centre will tackle transport, public realm and built environment enhancements, as well as improving the function, quality and health of this place for employees and residents.
The team includes health and care expertise from Oslo-based Nordic - Office of Architecture working with London and Oslo-based Haptic Architects, and Alan Baxter Associates providing transport expertise. They have been appointed by Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC), Brent Council, Brent CCG and London North West Healthcare NHS Trust to produce a masterplan for Park Royal Centre and supporting plans to reconfigure and enhance healthcare provision across the Central Middlesex Hospital (CMH) campus that sits within the masterplan area.
The planned transformation of Park Royal Centre will be complemented by our team’s development of an early activation programme that is geared towards delivering change now.
Park Royal, located immediately to the west of Old Oak, is London’s largest industrial estate. The majority of this area is identified as a Strategic Industrial Location (SIL) in the London Plan and OPDC’s Local Plan. Today the area accommodates a wide range of businesses from small start-ups to large multi-national brands which operate across a range of sectors. The vision for Park Royal is for it to continue to thrive as an industrial area and for it to accommodate even more businesses and jobs in future.