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Project Overview

9 Millbank, located in the prestigious Westminster district of London, is a remarkable residential development that exemplifies British luxury and style. The project features a collection of Grade II listed homes with stunning views of iconic landmarks, luxurious leisure facilities, and a range of amenities that cater to the discerning tastes of its residents. As part of this prestigious project, Principal Doorsets had the privilege of supplying Doorsets, ensuring convenience and elegance for the residents of this exceptional address.

For Principal Doorsets the project was separated into four discrete areas, Residences, Heritage units, business & leisure, & Ergon House. Let’s look in more detail at heritage element of the project.

Luxurious Living at 9 Millbank

These apartments offer an unparalleled living experience in the heart of Westminster. With an impressive price range of £27,500,000 to £35,000,000, these residences redefine opulence. Each home showcases the perfect blend of historic charm and contemporary design, preserving the grandeur of the past while incorporating modern comforts and amenities.

Stunning Views and Iconic Landmarks

The location provides residents with breathtaking views of some of London's most iconic landmarks, including the Houses of Parliament and the River Thames. The windows of these Grade II listed homes frame these magnificent vistas, allowing residents to immerse themselves in the rich history and beauty of the city of London.

Luxurious Leisure Facilities

Residents enjoy access to a range of luxurious leisure facilities, including a pool, spa, gym, and cinema. These world-class amenities offer a retreat from the bustling city, providing residents with an opportunity to unwind and indulge in a truly pampering experience.

Preserving History and Celebrating Heritage

The Millbank Residences, originally constructed between 1927 and 1929, hold great historical significance as the former headquarters of the Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI). The building's neoclassical style, designed by Sir Frank Baines, has been meticulously preserved, showcasing the architectural splendour of the interwar years. The Heritage Collection comprises exquisite homes located within the former headquarters, each reflecting the essence of British heritage and craftsmanship.

Seamless Integration of Classic and Contemporary Design

The interiors of the Millbank Residences have been meticulously designed by London-based luxury interior design studio Goddard Littlefair. The materials, finishes, and colours harmoniously blend with the iconic architecture, creating a seamless feel throughout the residences. Traditional parquet flooring, black and white tones reminiscent of classical English heritage, and elements like rich leathers, beautiful silks, and aged oaks combine to provide a contemporary finish that complements the timeless elegance of the building.

The challenge

Meeting modern day building standards, along with the exacting standards set by The Berkeley Group (the developer), set a challenge of modern-day performance characteristics meeting heritage, seamlessly. “Doorsets were carefully crafted to meet the required standards and to look and feel authentic. Raised and fielded panels, stained oak that matches existing joinery, delivered in the timely manner you would have expected from Principal Doorsets” said Stan Bond, director. “The installation and joinery fitout were completed with exceptional expertise by Houston Cox. Our products look their best surrounded by history and grandeur, whilst being installed and finished to the very highest standard.”

Ada Lovelace Sculpture

As part of the redevelopment, a new sculpture of Ada Lovelace has been commissioned to celebrate the history and future of 9 Millbank. Ada Lovelace, a pioneering mathematician, is renowned for her work on the world's first mechanical computer. The sculpture, crafted by esteemed sculptors Mary and Etienne Millner, adds a contemporary touch to the building, paying tribute to its scientific legacy and providing balance to the existing sculptures of male scientists.

In conclusion, supplying Doorsets for Millbank, Westminster was an honour for our company. This prestigious project showcases the epitome of luxury living, offering residents a unique blend of historic charm and modern comfort. With its prime location, breath taking views, luxurious amenities, and meticulous attention to detail, 9 Millbank stands as a testament to British craftsmanship and architectural excellence.

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