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Brompton Crystal London

Luxury Residential + Retail Development London building design by make architects, UK

30 May 2009

Brompton Crystal

Location: Kensington & Chelsea, southwest London
Date built: 2009-
Design: Make, architects

Planning permission received 29 May 2009

Typology: Luxury apartments above a retail outlet

Brompton Crystal – Design Team

Structural Engineer: Techniker
Cost Consultant: Boyden & Company
Townscape Consultant: Richard Coleman
Services Engineer: Roger Preston & Partners

The sculpted glazed envelope of the Brompton Crystal residential elements sits above a high-end retail outlet, clad in dark grey bricks.

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Location: Kensington, Southwest London, south east England, UK

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The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (often abbreviated to RBKC) is a west London borough of Royal borough status. It is an urban area, one of the most densely populated in the United Kingdom.

The borough is immediately to the west of the City of Westminster and to the east of Hammersmith & Fulham. It contains major museums and universities in “Albertopolis”, department stores such as Harrods, Peter Jones and Harvey Nichols and embassies in Belgravia, Knightsbridge and Kensington Gardens, and it is home to the Notting Hill Carnival, Europe’s largest. It contains many of the most expensive residential districts in London and even in the world, as well as districts with high levels of social housing and poverty.

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