Slot House

nimtim architects, London, 2015


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The renovation of a grand and beautiful Georgian semi-detached house on the edge of Blackheath

Nimtim employed a light touch to create a series of new spaces consistent with the scale and quality of the original property
Following two key principles: doing the most with the least and changing only what needed to be changed, nimtim developed a proposal that allowed drastic change to the house on a limited budget and without altering its existing character
New sliding doors at the rear make the most of large existing openings and a super-tall slot window, formed by joining two existing windows overlooks a double height space that connects a new kitchen and an expanded family room in the basement looking onto the garden
At first floor, there is bedroom suite of rare scale with a dressing room lined in dark timber and bathroom lined in contrasting white marble connected by bespoke japanese sliding doors in dark walnut.


  • Begun: Feb 2015
  • Completed: Jul 2015
  • Floor area: 200m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £130,000
  • Funding: Private
  • Tender date: Jan 2015
  • Procurement: JCT Minor Works 2011
  • Address: 31 Granville Park, London, SE13 7DY, United Kingdom

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