Legal & General Investment Management


Blackhorse Mills




Blackhorse Mills is a unique waterside destination overlooking the wilds of Walthamstow Wetlands. This unique rental development offers 450 studio flats and 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments. From flexible contracts to pet-friendly apartments plus a large gym, studio and outdoor pool, there really is something for everyone. As part of this new development, motive8 was brought on board by Legal & General to provide consultancy services across all areas of the leisure facility including full design of the gym. Once the plans and fitness equipment requirements were finalised, motive8 were retained to install all the equipment for both the gym and studio. The gym features a full range of Technogym cardio and resistance equipment, alongside best of breed cross trainers, air bikes and rowing machines. A defined free weights area includes a wide range of dumbbells and other strength equipment, such as half racks, smith machines, adjustable benches and cable machines. A full-size Omnia 8 functional rig was also installed, allowing for individual or group training sessions. The adjacent studio has been fitted out with a variety of different studio items to allow residents to undertake a blend of different training options. A virtual studio system was also installed to enable on demand classes to take place without an instructor. Hygiene wipe stations were also provided to assist residents in keeping the equipment clean post workout. motive8 has been retained to provide full management services including a suite of fitness services along with the maintenance of the gym equipment and swimming pool to keep it in good working order for its users. The finished facility benefits from lots of natural light and wall to wall mirrors, making the space look light, airy and welcoming.


Legal & General Investment Management

Completion Date

February 2020


From a large gym and virtual studio to an outdoor pool, this waterside rental development offers something for everyone.


Walthamstow, London

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