Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Skelly & Couch on Twickenham Riverside team

Leading building environment and services engineers Skelly & Couch are part of the preferred multidisciplinary team led by Hopkins Architects which has beaten four other contenders to develop Twickenham Riverside. 

Hopkins Architects, together with Skelly & Couch and four other specialist consultants, will work with Richmond Council on the new mixed-use riverside development in the very heart of Twickenham. The project plans to create a thriving hub of at least 50 per cent affordable housing, shops, offices, social spaces and workspaces, while also seeking to reimagine the popular Diamond Jubilee Gardens. Through an improved connection between the river and town, Twickenham Riverside will be a revitalised centre for everyone to enjoy.

Skelly & Couch Director Mark Maidment will draw on his wealth of experience on numerous high-profile regeneration projects, including his present work at Greenwich Design District, London’s first purpose-built district of 16 buildings designed for the creative industries, to lead the project and develop a strategy for delivering highly sustainable solutions. 

Paul Chadwick, Director of Environment and Community Services for Richmond Council, said the Hopkins' team designs "will not only deliver a new, revitalised Riverside, but will also drive economic improvement to the wider Twickenham Area".

More than 50 teams entered the competition, with five proceeding to the interview stage.