Linkcity secures planning approval for third phase of Hallsville Quarter project


Property development firm Linkcity has secured planning approval for its third phase of development at the Hallsville Quarter in Canning Town, London.

Designed by Hawkins-Brown, the project will include features 620 flats, including 50 care home units.

It will also include further 118,404ft² of development, including retail, leisure, offices and NHS health centre.

Linkcity is planning to complete the third phase of development in 2023.

The Hallsville Quarter project is comprised of shops, offices, leisure, hotel, community uses, student accommodation, 1,148 flats and basement car parking.

Montagu Evans has advised Linkcity in relation to the project.

Montagu Evans partner Simon Marks said: “This is an important application for Newham, securing a further phase of development that will bring new amenities to the area, including an NHS health centre and the borough’s first extra care homes.

“These updates to the original 2012 consented masterplan will help landowner and development partner LB Newham better meet local needs with more homes, including affordable housing, in a well-planned development close to public transport, shops, health and leisure facilities.”

Part of the £3.7bn Canning Town and Custom House Regeneration Programme, the Hallsville Quarter project will reconnect the areas north and south of the A13 flyover, including Canning Town Corner with Barking Road and Rathbone Market.

Measuring six hectares, the Hallsville Quarter will be completed in five phases. The project will deliver 1,100 homes with different tenures.

Hallsville Quarter project will also include the development of 323,000ft² of leisure and retail space, as well as more than 32,000ft² of space for community facilities.

The project will feature public spaces, pedestrian links and facilities for cyclists new, as well as 1,100 secure parking spaces.

The construction on the second phase of Hallsville Quarter was started in early 2015. It is said to be the major regeneration project that creates a new district centre for Canning Town.

Hallsville Quarter’ second phase included shops, cafés, restaurants and 196-bedroom ibis hotel, as well as additional public spaces, secure car parking for around 300 cars and facilities for cyclists.

Linkcity, which is part of Bouygues UK, is engaged in the development of multiple major projects across the UK.


Image: Linkcity has received planning approval for its third phase of development at the Hallsville Quarter in Canning Town. Photo: courtesy of Montagu Evans.

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