Go-ahead for 950-home Pudding Mill Lane scheme

Aaron Morby 1 month ago

The London Legacy Development Corporation plans to start the search for a joint venture developer in early 2023 to deliver the 950-home Pudding Mill Lane scheme on the Queen Elizabeth Park in London.

The scheme has just secured outline planning consent subject to signing s106 agreements.

LLDC will now set in train plans to start building work on site in 2026 and be completed by 2033.

Around 948 homes will be delivered with around 45% affordable, of which a minimum of 30% will be low-cost rent housing by dwelling.

A diverse range of housing needs have been carefully considered, with at least 51% of homes family-sized with two or more bedrooms including apartments, townhouses and maisonettes, and provision for 40 dedicated later living homes.

The community will be supported with a nursery, health centre, community pavilion, shops, cafes and restaurants around Pudding Mill DLR station.

The development will include up to 52,000 sq m of floor space which will accommodate a rich mix of workspace, retail, community and leisure uses.

Project team

Client: London Legacy Development Corporation

Masterplan lead: Gort Scott

Design collaborators: 5th Studio, JCLA, ZCD

Engineering consultant: Stantec

Quantity surveyor: Gardiner & Theobald

EIA consultant: Aecom

Rosanna Lawes, executive director of development at London Legacy Development Corporation, said: “The planning consent marks another major milestone in the delivery of much-needed homes and workspace on the park.

“There will be significant levels of genuinely affordable and family-sized homes as well as significant workspace to support the creation of jobs.

“The decision follows hard on the heels of approval for Bridgewater Triangle, the joint venture partnership with Ballymore for Stratford Waterfront and Bridgewater, and the start of procurement for Rick Roberts Way. What better way to celebrate our 10th anniversary year than to signal the start of building thousands more homes on the Park?”


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