London Land Group partners with ABB to drive next generation home automation

London Land Group partners with ABB to drive next generation home automation

  • Partnership marks the beginning of a long-term commitment to sustainable and smart living solutions
  • Residents of a new housing development in Bromley, UK, to benefit from superior comfort, user experience, and energy efficiency thanks to seamlessly connected home automation
  • Smart technology deployed at scale across 122 apartments

London Land Group and ABB Electrification’s Smart Buildings Division have signed a key supplier agreement that lays the foundation for cutting-edge home automation. The collaboration underscores London Land Group's commitment to delivering unparalleled living experiences through the seamless integration of innovative and connected systems that will be implemented across their forthcoming developments in the UK.

Under the partnership, residents will benefit from energy savings and next-generation home automation. With energy management tools at their fingertips, residents will experience the full comfort and convenience of being able to access and control a full range of smart appliances, devices, and systems, from a single app.

The first development is expected to be One Westmoreland in Bromley, where deployment of smart technology using ABB's cutting-edge home systems, such as ABB-free@home®, with Samsung SmartThings is intended to extend across all 122 apartments. Residents will enjoy a heightened living experience via features such as geofencing, allowing lights, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) to adjust automatically based on their proximity.

  • Mario Luca Balducci, Chief Executive of London Land Group and Mike Mustapha, President, ABB Smart Buildings (left to right)
  • Mario Luca Balducci, Chief Executive of London Land Group and Mike Mustapha, President, ABB Smart Buildings (left to right)
  • Mark Zwerner, VP Global Strategic Partnerships, ABB Smart Builsings; Mario Luca Balducci, Chief Executive of London Land Group; Mike Mustapha, President, ABB Smart Buildings; David Lowen, Lead Business Manager in the UK for ABB Electrification (left to right)
  • One Westmoreland, Bromley, London development

Mario Luca Balducci, Chief Executive Officer of London Land Group, said, “Our goal is to make One Westmoreland a benchmark for sustainable, comfortable and convenient homes. Leveraging the integrated ABB-Samsung solution in this development, our residents will experience the benefits of modern living, controlling everything from door entry, to heating and cooling, to smart appliances, through a single app or touch panels.”

On signing the new agreement in the UK, Mike Mustapha, President, ABB Smart Buildings, said, “Energy efficiency is a top priority and by partnering with us, and benefiting from the interoperability of our systems, London Land Group can achieve this along with exceptional user experience and comfort. This collaboration enables us to further realize our shared mission to improve the well-being of both residents and entire communities.”

Once consented for development, One Westmoreland will consist of 122 new residential apartments, comprising a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom homes, and over 1,500 sqm of high-quality office and retail floorspace. It will feature on-site renewable energy sources including solar panels and air-source heat pumps to further boost energy efficiency.

London Land Group is a real estate development company with a vision to redefine experiential living and to create communities with a profound sense of belonging through an innovative, sustainable and reliable real estate platform. Leveraging expertise throughout the product lifecycle of acquisition, investment, development, construction, and operational management, Land Group focuses on value-add developments, urban regenerations and refurbishments and places great emphasis on environmental and social impacts.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-​efficient future. The company’s solutions connect engineering know-how and software to optimize how things are manufactured, moved, powered and operated. Building on more than 130 years of excellence, ABB’s ~105,000 employees are committed to driving innovations that accelerate industrial transformation.

About ABB Electrification
Electrifying the world in a safe, smart and sustainable way, ABB Electrification is a global technology leader in electrical distribution and management from source to socket. As the world’s demand for electricity grows, our 50,000+ employees across 100 countries collaborate with customers and partners to transform how people connect, live and work. We develop innovative products, solutions and digital technologies that enable energy efficiency and a low carbon society across all sectors. By applying global scale with local expertise, we shape and support global trends, deliver excellence for customers and power a sustainable future for society.


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