Royal Mail Group Mount Pleasant Sorting Office in Clerkenwell Development, RMG London Building

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Redevelopment Proposals for Royal Mail Group Site, England – alternative design by various architects

11 Apr 2017

Mount Pleasant Sorting Office Competition

Mount Pleasant Alternative Competition

Locals launch design contest for rival Mount Pleasant scheme, reports Building Design today.

Competition launched for alternative Mount Pleasant masterplan with proposals sought from across the architecture profession.

A view of the Fleet Valley Gardens (right) and a new residential block on Gough Street (left) looking northeast from Gough Street, by Alexandra Steed (
Mount Pleasant Alternative design

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood Forum seeks architects and designers for phase 2 of Master Plan

A view of the Fleet Valley Gardens and a new residential block on Phoenix Place (background) looking east from Gough Street, by Alexandra Steed (

Mount Pleasant Alternative proposal

14 Feb 2017

Mount Pleasant Sorting Office Redevelopment in Clerkenwell

Design: various architects

Mount Pleasant Sorting Office Development, Clerkenwell

Royal Mail has put Mount Pleasant up for sale, along with a consented scheme by four leading architects. The first to express interest is the local community, which has spent years drawing up a rival proposal which is now on the brink of consent itself, reports Building Design.

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Britain’s Largest Ever Community Right To Build Order – Delivered By The Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood Forum – Goes Live!

After four years of intensive community engagement, the Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood Forum’s Community Right to Build Order – Britain’s largest ever – was open to public consultation until 27 January 2017.

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The Mount Pleasant Association (MPA) is a company and a Neighbourhood Forum established by the local community group living and working around the proposed development at the Royal Mail Group’s (RMG) Mount Pleasant sorting office in Clerkenwell, London.

The MPA’s objective is to ensure that development in this inner-city neighbourhood serves the needs of all stakeholders and seeks to improve, not worsen, conditions in this special piece of London. We are in the process of formulating a Neighbourhood Plan and have been awarded funding from the GLA through the Community Right to Build Programme to develop an earlier concept design for the Mount Pleasant site, which the Mayor described as ‘very beautiful,’ to a planning application

Mount Pleasant Sorting Office Development in Clerkenwell by Francis Terry:
Redevelopment Proposals for Royal Mail Group Site in Clerkenwell by Francis Terry

Mount Pleasant Clerkenwell design by Francis Terry

The alternative proposal – Mount Pleasant Circus and Fleet Valley Gardens – has been prepared over many months by Create Streets with the participation of local residents and stakeholders. A collaborative team of highly respected professionals, included:-

Paul Murrain (Urban Designer)
Mike Franks (Architect Planner)
Francis Terry (Architect)
David Taylor (Engineer)
Tim Stonor (Space Syntax)
Alexandra Steed (Landscape Architect)

Source: The Mount Pleasant Forum

Location: Mount Pleasant, London, England, UK

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