Grosvenor unveils £500m plans for Bermondsey project

WCN Editorial Team 16 Jun 2017 EUROPE BUILDINGS

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has revealed a draft masterplan for a £500m build-to-rent development in Bermondsey, London.

The development will be built on a12-acre former biscuit factory site and will feature about 1,500 new homes for rent.

The property will also include a new 600-place secondary school; over 110,000 sq ft of public space; 85,000 sq ft of ground floor retail, food, leisure and culture space; as well as around 20,000 sq ft of new play space.

The project, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, is anticipated to lead to the creation of over 900 new jobs.

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland CEO Craig McWilliam said: “We are sharing our ambitions in Bermondsey to meet the needs of many on low and middle incomes who are locked out of London’s housing market.

“We want to help create one of London's greatest neighbourhoods for people of mixed incomes, backgrounds and life stages. We want to manage these rental homes for the long term, responding to changing needs and extending Bermondsey’s rich history at the heart of a growing, global city.”

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