Preliminary plans for a 20 floor tower with 260 flats and shop units beside West Silvertown DLR station have been submitted to Newham Council.
Instead, due to obstacles from the Mayor of London developers sold the land and a huge lorry park is now planned.
This makes this an odd site. Why a large lorry park beside a station if we want public transport-orientated development to reduce car use?
And who would want to buy directly next door? The three tier lorry park is also seeing strong opposition from residents who have moved into large new developments in the area over recent years.
Back in 2017 I took a look at developments from Woolwich Arsenal through to Canning Town.
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