London Borough of Enfield
Concilio was appointed by Hermes to manage the community and political engagement for the Blackhorse Tower and Holbrook & Churchwood Houses development in Enfield.
The proposals included partial demolition and refurbishment of Blackhorse Tower, including the construction of an additional floor (10 storeys total) to provide 88 residential units. In total the development provided 164 residential units (including 54 affordable units), 2,492 sqm of flexible uses, a 645 bed hotel and a new NHS GP Centre.
Whilst the local community accepted the site had been under-used and welcomed the potential economic development there were concerns over the height of the tower and the impact on local services.
The communications strategy was based around: