Designed by award-winning architects Squire and Partners, renowned for their contemporary developments in traditional urban settings, One The Elephant features two main architectural elements. A slender and elegant tower rising 37 storeys with 254 homes, and a four storey pavilion containing 30 homes.
Using stone, glass and metal to create an architecturally striking buildings, both reflect modern London living, while using the latest sustainable construction methods and materials. One The Elephant is designed to complement its surroundings, which include a new leisure centre and leafy park. As such, each element has a very different personality.
The pavilion offers three floors of boutique-style living, in a more intimate environment, with open walkways leading to homes with integral private balconies overlooking a residents’ reading garden. The pavilion also has retail and business space that offers conveniently located shops, restaurants and cafés for residents and the community to enjoy.
The tower embodies the best of high-rise living, making the most of the spectacular city views (from the 5th floor and above) across the London skyline, including the Palace of Westminster, St Pauls, The City, Canary Wharf and the London Eye. The outside of the tower combines metallic detailing and vertical gardens created by optional planters on each balcony.