Apartments to Arrive in Southend

Apartments to Arrive in Southend

A host of new apartments are set to be built on the site of the former regional headquarters of HM Revenue and Customs in Southend. Developer Weston Homes has secured the Portcullis House site at 27 Victoria Avenue to bring forward the £60 million residential development.

To be known as Victoria Central, the development will consist of 17 one, two and three bedroom apartments complete with a landscaped courtyard, entrance foyer and 275 sqm of ground floor commercial space.

The building will be 15 storeys high at its apex with a striking brick and glass façade, glass fronted balustrades and a raised glazed ground floor. It will have a seven-storey rear wing and a landscaped courtyard with timber decking, planting with stone bordered beds and semi-mature trees.

Victoria Central will offer a range of new homes, each with contemporary open-plan living areas, stunning bespoke designer kitchens and luxury bathrooms, all of which will be finished to the highest of standards. The ground floor commercial space available in the development will be available to investment purchasers following completion of the development. is ideal for a shop or a restaurant. 

Bob Weston, Chairman & Executive of Weston Homes, said: “Weston Homes are elated to have received planning consent to transform the former site of Portcullis House into a development of beautifully designed apartments. Following the success of several of our developments in the area of Southend, we are incredibly excited to be expanding our portfolio within the area, and hope for continued success at the scheme.”


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