239 Kenton Lane, Harrow - 3500sqft Retail/residential development

Transformation of a 1930’s suburban ‘shop-with-flat-above’ property into a 2200sqft full height (3.5m floor to ceiling) commercial unit at ground level and an ultra-modern split level 1400sqft 3 bed residence with an 800sqft private roof terrace above. The existing property was a 1000sqft shop with a 600sqft flat above and a disused roof space.

Year of completion 2004; Construction and refurbishment cost: £150,000 (approx £50/sqft); project took 9 months from start on site to completion.

The design attempts to create spacious, light filled and fun interiors with a careful use of colours, details and openings.

Stainless steel handrails, hardwood stair treads, concealed lighting, walnut veneered doors, brushed aluminum door furniture, and colours.

The flooring throughout is polished Carrara Marble imported directly from a quarry in Greece, and there is warm water underfloor heating throughout.

Bedrooms lived in...

Private roof terrace.It has transluscent polycarbonate privacy screens with blue LED parapet lighting.

Construction photos: The roof was extended and partly raised to create three new bedrooms and a family bathroom.