Flat types in Willoughby House

Type Total Rooms Accommodation
90 16 2 1 bed flat
91 16 2 1 bed flat
92 4 2 1 bed flat
93 4 2 1 bed flat
94 2 2 1 bed flat
95 2 2 1 bed flat
96 16 3 2 bed flat
97 16 3 2 bed flat
98 2 2 1 bed flat
99 2 3 1 bed flat, store room
100 12 2 1 bed, end of terrace, flat
101 12 3 2 bed end of terrace flat, with dining/study area
103 6 3 2 bed penthouse maisonette
104 2 3 2 bed penthouse maisonette
105 8 4 3 bed penthouse maisonette
106 1 3 2 bed penthouse maisonette
107 1 3 2 bed penthouse maisonette, with store room
108 2 3 1 bed penthouse maisonette, with penthouse lounge/study
109 8 4 2 bed penthouse maisonette, with penthouse lounge/study
110 8 3 1 bed penthouse maisonette, with penthouse lounge/study
111 1 3 1 bed penthouse maisonette, with penthouse lounge/study
112 1 3 1 bed penthouse maisonette, with penthouse lounge/study
113 2 3 2 bed, end of terrace, penthouse flat
114 2 2 1 bedroom, end of terrace, penthouse flat
115 2 3 2 bed penthouse maisonette
TOTAL 148

Regular flats

The Barbican designated each different design a flat “type” and in other blocks I have endeavoured to describe each. But here I don’t think it would help. Basically, the typical layout is as follows. There is an entrance off the corridor. You go up a half flight of stairs to your living room and kitchen. Then you go up a further half flight, back over the main corridor, to one or two bedroom, a bathroom and a WC. The two flats at each end of the corridor don’t have these problems because the corridor ends at their front doors. They have windows on two sides and are one or two bedroom varieties.

Penthouse Flats

Willoughby has almost as many penthouse types as maisonette types. Generally they have the living room, a bedroom and another bedroom stacked on top of each other, with the kitchen bathroom and WC located according to the dictates of space.

Penthouse lounge/study

In the original brochures for Willoughby House, the top penthouse room of many of these penthouse maisonettes is described as “penthouse lounge/study”. (Types 107 to 112). I have honoured that description. But they are bigger than some bedrooms and you could perfectly justifiably count them as bedrooms.