Modular flats to be craned on to roof of 1930s block

Marion Court in Tooting by Emergent Design for Apex Airspace (1)

Emergent Design starts work on airspace project

Emergent Design has won planning for a project that will see pre-fabricated flats added to the roof of an existing inter-war block on south London.

Four two-bed flats will be built in the “unused airspace” above Marion Court, a five-storey residential block on Tooting High Street.

The scheme, for specialist developer Apex Airspace, takes advantages of £19m of funding made available by Homes England and the Greater London Authority earlier this year.

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