Southwark Service Apartments
The area will massively benefit from the introduction of new serviced apartment
accommodation because of the existing high demand; foreseen to be even higher in the
The design is contemporary, but the scale and arrangement of the windows and
floor heights are to match the existing in order to sustain the proportions.
The mesh is to enrich the design and work as an art installation for the flat iron square.
This artistic piece is part of the architecture, creating a landmark, and giving one more
reason for tourists and locals to visit the area. Examples from history have shown that a
landmark building can change the future of a place by bringing more investment in the
area and opportunities for positive change – enabling for more high quality designs.
Policy 7.4 of the Southwark Plan 2007 states that the council will protect and enhance
tourisms use with focus given on sites further away from the river, like Union Street.