No.1 Derry Street

Restore London were appointed as Principal Contractor on this extensive £2.5M refurbishment project in the heart of Kensington. The project comprised of external façade repairs and the general refurbishment of 1 Derry Street and Rose Cottage.

The works to Rose Cottage comprised of:

  • Re-roofing and rebuilding of the parapet.
  • Locate, expose, and repair cracks behind render.
  • Make good render and decoration.

Works to No. 1 Derry Street comprised of:

  • Repairs to and cleaning of brickwork and substructure.
  • Refurbishment or replacement of metal windows.
  • Replacement of external doors & waterproofing of roof.
  • New plant/terrace deck & rebuilding of stair enclosure.
  • Removal, design & rebuilding of parapets
  • Refurbishment or replacement of rainwater goods.
  • Replacement of balustrades.

Key Facts




40 Weeks


Cartina Kensington


Sept 2023


Restore London



“Working with the Restore London team on this exceptional renovation project has been a delight. From the quality of the workmanship produced, to the expert advice and liaison with the professional team to the project management & site teams assigned, we couldn’t fault them from start to finish.”

Nick Hoy

Project Director, ITC

“It was a pleasure working with the Restore London team. They showed good team spirit coupled by a highly pro-active approach to problem solving & were able to resource the project during unforeseen circumstances, such as the funeral of the late Queen Elizabeth II. The quality of their workmanship was excellent. ”

Steve Baldock

Divisional Director, Curo Construction

“I have used Restore London for a number of projects & find them very reliable & cost effective, with excellent workmanship – which is particularly important when working on a number of the Listed buildings we have here at RHC.”

Stephen Crampton

Project Manager, CBRE

“Restore London have been invaluable throughout the project, particularly during the design phase, ensuring the new and reclaimed Portland stone and the new pre-cast was built efficiently and seamlessly.”

Jon Clayden MCIOB

Senior Project Manager, ISG PLC, Dixon House

“Restore London’s works were undertaken to the highest standards. The team’s attention to detail has been second to none & we would recommend Restore London to anyone seeking a strong team who can deliver.”

Louise Priestman BA(Hons)

MArch MA PGCert PPA ARB RIBA – Architect, Purcell

“Restore London cleaned and restored the facades of the building including the courtyard all to the complete satisfaction of our Client’s team. The quality of work was matched by the professional and pro-active approach of the entire Restore team, we would certainly recommend them.”

Brian Hutchison

Board Director, BECK

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