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Keeling House

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Identification

Keeling House
110723

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
brutalism

Usages

residential

Facts

  • Keeling House was approved in 1951 and contains 64 flats.
  • The redevelopment saw the reinstatement of the building’s original colours as well as landscaping and an enclosed pool.
  • Keeling House had four wings grouped around a central services core and in 1993 became the first council block to be listed.
  • The building was emptied of tenants in 1992 due to fears that the original construction quality was sub-standard and was sold as a derelict (having been given Grade II* listing) for development into private apartments in 1999.
  • Keeling House was originally designed to create a typical East End community in high-rise format, the apartments being arranged in two-storey maisonettes to recreate the feel of urban life at street level.
  • The redevelopment of Keeling House won an RIBA Award, 2002 as well as a Civic Trust Commendation.
  • The entrance lobby contains a plaque to the original architect Sir Denys Lasdun, who is noted for designing the student accommodation at the University of East Anglia and London’s Royal National Theatre.

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Location

Claredale Street
Claredale Street
E2
Tower Hamlets
London
England
United Kingdom

Technical Data

141.00 ft
141.00 ft
141.00 ft
15
1952
1955
2000

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