Commercial Road

We provided advice on all aspects of Party Wall & Neighbourly matters for the construction of 73-77 Commercial Road for developer Regal London.

The new hotel, designed by Dexter Moren Associates, will be operated by Staycity, through its ‘Wilde’ brand. The new development will be the second ‘Wilde’ hotel in London. The first opened on The Strand in March 2018.

When complete, the new hotel will provide 156 bed apart-hotel accommodation in of 68,795 sqft over 14 storeys. An ancillary café at ground floor level will provide active frontage onto Commercial Road. There will be a chamfered corner at the junction of Greenfield Road and Commercial Road. This is designed to maximise footfall and provide an engaging public realm directly outside the site.

Commenting on the development, Simon De Friend, Joint CEO, Regal London, said:

“Staycity’s second Wilde offering is set to become a valuable asset for local professionals, the residents of East London and hotel guests alike.

“Tower Hamlets’ vision for Whitechapel, alongside the pending arrival of Crossrail, has spurred regeneration along Commercial Road. New residential and commercial offerings are continuing to emerge, attracted by the proximity to the City and Old Street as well as the thriving arts and culture scene.

“Wilde is the latest chapter in Whitechapel’s transformation and as Regal London’s first purely leisure project, it signals a milestone in the company’s strategy to pursue more hotel-led developments in the capital.”

Simon De Friend, Regal London

Regal London acquired the site in 2016. The developer initially sought to deliver a resi led scheme of 164 homes in a 23-storey tower. Regal London changed their plans for the site to an office led option as commercial values in the area soared. In 2017, Tower Hamlets approved an application for an 11-storey tower with 50,000 sqft of offices. Because of an increase in hotel demand in the area there was a further change of plans to the scheme now being built.

We issued Party Wall notices to all adjoining properties to 73-77 Commercial Road to enable the start of construction in February 2018, with completion expected in 2021.


Client : Regal Homes

Architect : Dexter Moren Associates

Planning : Iceni Projects

Services : Party Wall & Neighbourly Matters

Sector : Hotel & Leisure

Party Wall & Neighbourly Matters Services

Party Wall Advice

Security for Expenses

Schedules of Condition

Boundary Reports & Advice

Boundary Disputes

Development Agreements

Movement & Vibration Monitoring

Neighbourly Liaison

Rights of Way & Easements

Crane Oversail & Scaffold Licensing

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Further Guidance when appointing a Party Wall Surveyor

If you are a Building Owner planning work to your property and want help managing the Party Wall process, please get in touch.

If you are an Adjoining Owner and have received a notice we can advise on how you can best protect your property and manage the Party Wall process.

For information on how the Party Wall Act affects you see our Party Wall Fact Sheet.

You can also find further information in our Party Wall FAQs. This has been compiled this from questions we are often asked about the Act.

You can also find guidance on choosing a Party Wall Surveyor in our recent news article.

There is some further information in the government’s explanatory booklet on the Party Wall process. If you are interested in more Party Wall related news – check out our article on whether you can request improved sound insulation as part of a neighbour’s works.

If you are unsure how the Party Wall Act affects your property and want some advice give us a call.

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