Bentley Priory Mansion, Middlesex
Bentley Priory is a Grade II* Listed house surrounded by registered parkland near Stanmore. The original eighteenth century house was remodelled by Sir John Soane and further altered in the nineteenth century, before being used by the RAF as the Headquarters for Fighter Command during the Second World War. It has now been decommissioned. ADAM Architecture was commissioned to produce planning proposals to restore and convert the house into a museum and eight high quality apartments, in association with Giles Quarme & Associates.
Also within the grounds on the site of disused RAF structures are ninety-five new residential units. The design and layout of the new buildings are informed by the historic landscape and the simple, restrained architecture of Soane's mansion.
Directed by Nigel Anderson
Developer City & Country (mansion), Barratt Homes (housing)