Paddington Basin ,London
2 Merchant Square, a 17-storey office unit with commercial retail and two further residential buildings
3 Merchant Square to the east
6 Merchant Square to the west, with commercial and community facilities at the lower level. The sweeping eastern elevation creates a confident edge to the garden
square and a balanced setting for the tower to the North The new Garden Square frames the view of 1 Merchant Square from the canal and creates a variety of amenity spaces for residents, workers and visitors. The central area is a grass meadow with an avenue of trees connecting the Westway to a canal side event space and new pedestrian footbridge
Merchant Squares masterplan comprises four new buildings in total on a 1.6 hectare site bounded by the Westway to the North, Paddington Basin to the South.
The buildings share a common basement and a new landscaped public Garden Square.
1 Merchant Square, a 42-storey mixed use tower, comprising of a boutique hotel with private residential accommodation above and a publicly accessible double-height skybar and terrace at its summit