The Collective Old Oak: is a co-living project for young professionals. 

The Collective Old Oak offers with its serviced rooms flexibility and convenience in terms of living. In doing so, it is a cross between student housing and a hotel and targets young, single professionals. The 546 bedrooms vary from studios, shared apartments to standard en-suites. There is an emphasis on communal spaces, the themed communal lounges, kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms, co-working places, roof terraces, which promises residents a more sociable lifestyle. Furthermore restaurants, bars, laundries and fitness rooms, Spa are available in house. The overall aim is to gather and offer possible functions in one building to make living as convenient as possible and to create a vertical neighborhood. The hybrid building typology allows complementary uses and collaborative spaces next to micro living units. 

Front view of the building the collective Old Oak
© PLP Architecture for The Collective

General information

ArchitectsPLP Architects 
OwnerThe Collective
AddressNash House, Old Oak Ln, London NW10 6FF, UK
Construction period2016 (completed)
Constructionno information
Residentschanging number of residents
Space16,000 m2, 546 micro-units, 400 co-working places


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