Ilona Rose House: Soho Meets Innovation and Tranquillity
Nestled in the vibrant heart of Soho, Ilona Rose House emerges as a breathtaking family-owned estate that redefines the Soho experience. This expansive 300,000 sq ft mixed-use development combines innovative office spaces with charming public realms, creating an inviting blend of innovation, culture, and tranquillity. Waterscapes, known for their expertise in water irrigation, had the privilege of contributing to this exceptional project by designing and installing the podium landscape water irrigation system. In this blog, we'll explore how Ilona Rose House seamlessly marries Soho's vibrant energy with the serenity of well-maintained green spaces.
A Soho Icon: Ilona Rose House
Ilona Rose House is not just another development; it's a reimagining of Soho's essence. With prime Soho office spaces spanning eight floors, each featuring generously sized garden terraces, it offers a new dimension to work-life integration.
James Court: A Public Realm Oasis
A significant portion of Ilona Rose House is dedicated to the creation of a new public realm space, known as James Court. This charming mews, connecting Manette Street to Greek Street, has become a focal point for both locals and visitors. Lined with delightful cafes and restaurants, it provides an inviting setting for al fresco dining and moments of respite in the midst of Soho's bustling energy.
Two renowned establishments, Milk Beach and Kapara, have already made James Court their home, enriching the vibrant culinary landscape of Soho.
Innovative Office Spaces
Beyond the enchanting public realm, Ilona Rose House houses three levels of extensive subterranean creative office and post-production spaces. Here, industry leaders like Warner Brothers De Lane Lea, Skyscanner, Dawn Capital, and Planet Payments have secured their spaces, contributing to a dynamic community of innovators and creators.
Waterscapes, experts in water irrigation installation, played a crucial role in enhancing Ilona Rose House. We designed and installed the podium landscape water irrigation system for levels 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 of this remarkable mixed-use development. The landscaping enhancements and water irrigation installations add a touch of natural beauty and tranquillity to the cutting-edge environment of Ilona Rose House.
Location: Charing Cross Road, London
Client: Soho Estates Portfolio Ltd
Main Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine
Landscape Architect: Townshend
Landscape Contractor: Willerby Landscapes
Ilona Rose House stands as a testament to innovation and tranquillity in the heart of Soho. Waterscapes' contribution to this project ensures that well-maintained green spaces seamlessly blend with the vibrant energy of the Soho district. As this remarkable mixed-use development continues to thrive, it exemplifies how urban innovation and the serenity of nature can coexist harmoniously. Ilona Rose House not only reshapes Soho's landscape but also offers a glimpse into the future of dynamic, integrated urban spaces.