The developer behind plans for a major development in Watford has released an image showing what an approved 25-storey tower is set to look like.

The tower comprising of 168 private flats and offices will be built in Clarendon Road on the site of an empty office building.

Regal London, which announced its new project in Watford last month, says the offices and homes are scheduled to be ready to move into in 2024.

The developer says the building, which is the second tallest to ever be approved in Watford, will include a 24 hour concierge, a gym, a sky garden on the 25th floor, a terrace on the seventh floor, a cinema and "360-degree views of Hertfordshire's countryside".

The 168 flats will all be a private with a mixture of studio, one and two-bed properties, with prices reportedly starting from £275,000.

The scheme will also deliver around 150,000 square foot of office space.

The CGI released by Regal London shows the building will be constructed on the site of Hannay House in Clarendon Road, which is next door to the Jury's Inn hotel.

It will back onto Beechen Grove which runs onto the town's ring road and looks set to be finished in a white/beige colour.

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Regal London says it has already secured £5.8 million in pre-sales which the develop says demonstrates the "strong interest" in Clarendon Road and Watford.

Exhibitions have been launched by Regal London for sales both in the UK as well as at its overseas offices such as in Hong Kong.

A show home and marketing suite will be opening in 2022 in Watford with Regal London anticipating the development will attract first-time buyers and local employees.

Watford Observer: CGI of a flat within the building. Credit: Regal LondonCGI of a flat within the building. Credit: Regal London

Regal London expects up to 380 full time jobs will be supported during the construction phase of the project and anticipates an additional 1,200 direct jobs once the development is operational.

Watford Borough Council granted planning permission to redevelop the Hannay House site in 2017 with amended plans later taking the tower from 23 to 25 storeys.

Watford Observer: Hannay House, which will be demolishedHannay House, which will be demolished

None of the 168 flats have been designated as affordable but it has been agreed by the council the developer will pay around £1.6 million in contributions for affordable housing elsewhere in Watford.

Regal London is forecasting the development will help contribute more than £87 million to the local area per year.