We are Grosvenor Britain & Ireland – part of a progressive, global property business that has been developing and managing land and property for over 340 years.
Our heartland is here in London’s West End, where we support 9,000 residents, 1,000 businesses and 50,000 workers every day.
To support the future success of the West End we announced a 20-year vision in 2017 to enhance the experience of being in Mayfair and Belgravia for everyone who visits, lives and works in the area backed by a £1 billion rolling investment programme.
We think long-term and aim to give equal weight to the social, environmental and commercial impact of everything that we do.
We have committed to a decade of action on climate change by dramatically changing the way places in our portfolio are designed, created and managed. This promise frames our approach to the re-design of Grosvenor Square. Read more about our sustainability commitments here.
The project is led by Ed Green, who is supported by Drew Pinazza and Steve Gilchrist. Amelia Staveley is the Executive Director for this project.
"Our long-term vision means we can deliver real change. Together with a creative team, and a genuine commitment to community participation, we can create something astonishing for London.”
“The beauty of the world’s great squares is their ability to bring people together. At Grosvenor Square we can co-create a model of sustainability and resilience.”
"It is a privilege to be part of this amazing project. We’ve got a first-class team and it is already clear that the future Grosvenor Square will be very special.”
The re-design of Grosvenor Square is being led by architects, Tonkin Liu, who were appointed in February 2020.
“We are Tonkin Liu. For 19 years we have been designing and delivering highly acclaimed buildings, landscapes, and sculptures. Each project is carefully crafted to the context that frames it, the people that occupy it, and the culture that surrounds it”
Tonkin Liu’s team working on this project is led by Anna Liu, Mike Tonkin, Matt Burnett and Fahad Malik.
“We are thrilled to be part of this important moment in time, for the transformation of Grosvenor Square towards a new ecology; a community of people and nature.”
“This is an inspiring project that will reshape an important part of London to suit the contemporary need of our time, whilst bringing people closer to nature within the city.”
“London is defined by its green spaces; this project is a rare and exciting chance to reimagine the historic garden square as an adventurous urban green space.”
We will be supported by engagement experts make:good. The team will work alongside us to make sure people can be actively involved in the new designs for Grosvenor Square.
“Since 2009 make:good has been devising and delivering community engagement, involving local people in local change in a way that is both meaningful and genuine. We deliver engagement projects that focus on keeping local people informed, involved and able to influence change in their local area.
We aim to make participation as easy, accessible and engaging as possible, so we go where people are to make it easy for them to take part and sprinkle a healthy dose of joy onto all the work we do.”
The core team from make:good working on this project will be Catherine Greig, Nataly Raab and Savannah Vize.
“The opportunity to be involved in transforming an urban square into something magical for people and the planet was too good to miss.”
“Green spaces are such a critical part of my urban experience and this is an incredible opportunity to involve people in exploring their evolution.”
We also have a team of specialists who will be supporting our work.
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