Regent’s Crescent is fit for a King

City AM

Helen Westlake and Alexandra Nord of Millier have chosen a base-build that respects the Regency era yet blends in subtly contemporary touches. Herringbone timber flooring, veined marble and ornate plaster moldings are complemented with solid burnished bronze ironmongery and contemporary lighting in airy rooms that have ceiling heights of up to 4.2 metres.

Attention to detail includes baths hewn from single slabs of marble and plenty of built-in storage for buyers who have Regent’s Crescent as their primary address. Alexandra Nord points out that while commissioning cornicing suitable for a Nash building they also integrated the kind of mood lighting expected for high ceilings.

As well as a grand central entrance leading down to the concierge, spa and fitness rooms, meeting rooms, cinema and parking, Millier also created six individual cores within the crescent so that residents have privacy when accessing the shared spaces, as well as having their own front doors.

“In its day, this building was all about modern luxury,” Westlake says. “Our job was to respect the glamour, the grandeur and the proportions of buying a piece of history, while also allowing residents to set scenes with lighting and live exactly the way they expect.”

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