Container City I


The original and first Container City project, located at Trinity Buoy Wharf, in the heart of London's Docklands.

Completed in 5 months in 2001, Container City I was originally 3 stories high providing 12 work studios across 4,800 sq ft.

After high demand a fourth floor was added in 2003 providing three additional live / work apartments.

As well as being very cost effective Container City I is environmentally friendly with over 80% of the building created from recycled material.


Key Facts

Client Urban Space Management (tbw) Ltd
Completion date 2001 – Phase two in 2003
Uses Live/work and workspace
Installation time 2 days
Total space created 560 m2
Location Fawood Avenue, London NW19
Design / Build Container City™ / Nicholas Lacey Architects
Engineer Buro Happold
Units created 14 units


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