Architect: Frame

Imperial Club, Mews House 2
Hindsley’s Place, London SE23


Positioned at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, less than a minute’s walk from Forest Hill station, is this elegant redevelopment of a former industrial building known as Imperial Club. The team behind the project is Frame, a design-led property group founded by architects Nick Mansour and Hugo Braddick.

Mews House 2 is split over three floors, with a large living space at ground level, two bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor, and a large master suite with roof terrace on the upper level. There is potential to configure a fourth bedroom on the first floor, as shown in the floorplan.

The development consists of three contemporary houses and five apartments, with a simple and stylish monochrome façade of white glazed brick and black Crittall windows.

Each house, though varying in size and layout, has its own courtyard garden and roof terrace. Internally, the open living spaces are expansive and bright with exceptionally high ceilings and large amounts of glazing. The proportions of the rooms and the palette of raw materials, particularly wood and steel, echo the buildings industrial past. The kitchens, made from quarter-sawn Douglas Fir, are designed to be concealed from the main space by large sliding doors.

Forest Hill has become a very popular area of south-east London with the help of the London Overground extension. As a result, there are plenty of very good independent cafes, restaurants and pubs in the immediate area around Imperial Club. The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a very popular destination for young families, with a child-friendly café, anthropological museum and farmers’ market every Saturday morning. The centres of Dulwich and Peckham are within easy walking distance.

There are a number of ‘outstanding’ primary schools in the Forest Hill area, including Fairlawn Primary and Eliot Bank Primary.

The nearest station is Forest Hill, running London Overground services to Highbury & Islington via Shoreditch High Street and Canada Water (for connections to the Jubilee Line). Southern Trains runs direct services to London Bridge with a journey time of around 20 minutes.

Tenure: Freehold

Please note that all areas, measurements and distances given in these particulars are approximate and rounded. The text, photographs and floor plans are for general guidance only. The Modern House has not tested any services, appliances or specific fittings — prospective purchasers are advised to inspect the property themselves. All fixtures, fittings and furniture not specifically itemised within these particulars are deemed removable by the vendor.

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