02 March 2022
Mainstay, part of the FirstPort Group, has won the operational management contract for Gasholders London, the iconic residential development on the King’s Cross Estate.
Mainstay was selected for its high quality and innovative approach to management services, which will provide Gasholder residents with an exceptional level of service. The appointment follows an extensive, competitive pitch process for the open market tender.
Charles Lucas, Business Development Director at Mainstay, said:
“To be associated with a scheme of this type, prestige and location is a hugely proud moment for the whole company, and me personally. It has been a long-held desire to be involved in some small way with Argent’s exemplar regeneration of King’s Cross and we are really looking forward to supporting the residents of this wonderful development.”
Anthea Harries, Head of Assets at King’s Cross, comments:
“We are delighted to have appointed Mainstay to Gasholders London where they will oversee the day-to-day management of the residential buildings and deliver exemplary customer service to all our residents. We were impressed by the Mainstay team’s approach and their customer-centric ethos that will ensure our residents are at the heart of all they do.”
The Mainstay / FirstPort Group manages the services for some of the UK’s most prominent and exclusive mixed-use schemes, including Chelsea Creek, Fulham, Bezier Apartments, EC1 and Sugar Quay, EC3. The firm also manages or is instructed to manage Onyx and 101 Camley Street, both within 400 metres of Gasholders.
This latest management contract has enabled the Group to continue to build on its wealth of expertise and experience in residential property management in the London area.
Gasholders London, designed by WilkinsonEyre Architects, offers 145 distinctive apartments built within an iconic triplet of iron Gasholder frames. A landmark at King’s Cross, these Grade II listed structures are a feat of contemporary design and cutting-edge engineering, overlooking the Regent’s Canal.
Gasholders London amenities include a private gym and spa, screening room, private dining room and business lounge, all managed by a 24-hour concierge. The apartments have access to the rooftop garden, beautifully landscaped by internationally acclaimed Dan Pearson Studio.