After a delay of over two years Greenwich Council have released an updated plan of where future homes, shops, factories and more will be located.
One of the plots covered is Plumstead’s bus garage which could see mixed-use developments with the bus garage moving to a nearby site.
The idea has been mooted a number of times and makes sense. The site is currently isolated within a one-way system but that should be changing soon as Peabody develop housing directly beside.
The Housing Association are looking at up to 1,800 homes here:
The current street scene will radically change:
There’s ample land just east of the current site for a new bus garage beside private White Hart Avenue offering access to Thamesmead’s dual carriageways.
The current site is also ideal for new homes given the plot is not too far from Plumstead station and Woolwich Crossrail station. Public realm work is planned to better link sites in this area to Plumstead station.
What it comes down to now is whether Stagecoach will sell up. Given potential for a sizable payday and an ideal site a couple of hundred metres east, then this would appear quite likely to happen in coming years.
I will cover more plans across the borough at various sites in coming days. The plan is years behind schedule as seen below with Stage 3 only now beginning:
Much in the new plan is already outdated and overtaken by events given how far behind schedule they are, but there are some snippets of interest.