Architect: Cousins & Cousins

St Agnes Close
London E9



Designed in 1966 by John Spence & Partners on behalf of the Crown Estate, this expansive three-bedroom apartment has been recently refurbished by Cousins & Cousins architects. Completed in 1969, St Agnes Close is formed of seventeen apartments, positioned on the south-western tip of Victoria Park. The development is renowned for its sharp angular glazing and its wonderful tiered, brickwork exterior.

The apartment is accessed by a triple-height, glass-fronted communal staircase, leading up to the first floor. Internally, Cousins & Cousins have ingeniously created an expansive living quarters which exploits the roof terrace as an extra room, drawing excellent levels of natural light across the entirety of the apartment.

The master bedroom and en-suite bathroom form a kind of ‘island’ around which all additional rooms can flow. Access to a bright, south-facing roof terrace is gained through the master bedroom and also through glazed sliding doors in the open-plan living room. Further accommodation is arranged across an additional two bedrooms, a family bathroom and an open-plan kitchen and dining room.

The apartment comes with its own garage. There is also free parking for residents throughout the estate.

St Agnes Close is well served by good and outstanding primary and secondary schools, including Lauriston Primary School and Mossbourne Victoria Park.

The estate is positioned on the very edge of Victoria Park and is also a short walk from London Fields. The excellent E5 Bakehouse, Noble Fine Liquor and Ginger Pig butchers are all within a ten-minute walk, as are the many shops, restaurants and pubs of Victoria Park Village and Broadway Market.

The closest stations are London Fields and Cambridge Heath, both of which run services to Liverpool Street in approximately ten minutes. Bethnal Green tube station is a 20-minute walk away and connects citywide via the Central line.

Tenure: Leasehold
Lease Length: approx. 151 years
Service Charge: approx. £1,696 per annum.

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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Cousins & Cousins

Winners of the Interior Architect of the Year 2017 Award, Cousins & Cousins are a growing London practice and are specialists in residential refurbishments and new build projects. Their work also includes challenging listed sites – radically adapting spaces on challenging sites for contemporary situations across the commercial, mixed use, public art and cultural sectors.

Recently completed residential work includes a multi-storey new build residential development and two retrofit projects. The practice works closely with their client at every stage to develop schemes of the highest quality, providing strategic and innovative design solutions, expert craftsmanship and superior service.

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