Plan for new flats on Sidcup High Street

Plans have been submitted to build flats behind a retail unit on Sidcup High Street next door to a new cinema also on the drawing board.

The scheme would see the front of the building comprising Cancer Research charity shop and an off-license retained with demolition of the “existing rear extension and erection of a 4 storey rear extension for mixed use to provide office space on the ground floor and 8 residential dwellings comprising 5 x 1 bed and 3 x 2 bed”.

Occupants would have a new cinema directly next door on the former Blockbuster site.

I’ve previously covered cinema plans here.

You can view the planning documents for the flats here.




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    2 thoughts on “Plan for new flats on Sidcup High Street

    • So this development is in addition to the new cinema and library. At least the Cancer Research shop and Off Licence will also be retained. I believe the mixed used development of office space on the ground floor and flats above will work well.

      Mixed retail/housing developments have been a great success and seem both popular for businessess and residents. Tesco’s in Welling and Lidl on Lee High Road are two that spring to mind.

      • No i dont agree. Building flats on a high street on a busy road which would look odd .


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