The 2019 programme is now past. We will be launching the 2020 programme mid August 2020.

  • Shad Thames Water Tower and tank - exterior view
  • The terrace in the old water tank on top of the tower
  • A new staircase ascends to the terrace via an electrically operated rooflight
  • Sunlight casts through the staircase to animate the space
  • The new upper mezzanine provides a seating area with views over the city
  • The new lower mezzanine provides useful extra floor space for home working
  • The new stairs lead up into the tower from the existing flat
  • The water tower from overhead

Shad Thames Water Tower

FORMstudio

place
Flat 16, Butler & Colonial Wharf, 10 Shad Thames, SE1 2PX
info_outline
Architect on site

Travel Information

subway
Nearest tube: London Bridge, Bermondsey
train
Nearest train: London Bridge
directions_bus
Bus routes: 188, RV1, 47
An unusual project which colonised the redundant volume of a disused water tower above a 19C warehouse apartment, creating usable floor area and a visual & physical link to a roof terrace in the former water tank above.

Design

Original design
FORMstudio, 2018
Type
Residence
Period
Contemporary