£220m London wharf homes scheme approved

Aaron Morby 1 month ago
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Planners have given the thumbs up to a scheme to build 285 flats in blocks next to protected wharves near Wandsworth Bridge in London.

Albert & Swedish Wharf visualisation. Picture: Epr Architects
Albert & Swedish Wharf visualisation. Picture: Epr Architects

As a former industrial shipping site, Albert and Swedish Wharves, will be improved and retained with new logistics warehouses below high-rise house blocks overlooking the Thames.

Developer Henley Investment Management can now demolish warehouse buildings on the site to make way for the mixed-used scheme of seven buildings rising from 6-20 storeys.

As part of the wider works to the site, the developer plans to introduce a new jetty for waterborne cargo, and construct a new section of Thames Path from Wandsworth Bridge to Fulham Wharf for the first time.

The site is located between Wandsworth Bridge and a Cemex batching plant

The project including £6m of enabling and jetty works is expected to cost around £150m to build.

Hattie Charlier-Poole, Development Manager at Henley Investment Management, said: “We have worked collaboratively with Hammersmith and Fulham on this mixed-use riverfront scheme, which will deliver much-needed housing, including 35% affordable.

“In conjunction with the Port of London Authority, this scheme will reactivate the site for its safeguarded use as a wharf, offering sustainable river transport of goods as one of its many sustainability benefits.”

Scheme development value is estimated at £220m

The client team consists of: Buro Four (project manager), EPR Architects, Hilson Moran (MEP), WSP (structural and civil), Alinea Consulting (cost consultant).

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