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Woolwich block to see rooftop extension

Developer Grangewalk are planning to use new powers to increase the height of a housing block in Woolwich.

Under recent changes, developers no longer need to seek formal planning permission to extend blocks up two floors above the existing roofline.

Block seen on right

This change limits options for local authorities – and is something anyone who lives in a block – or is planning to buy in a block built before 5th March 2018 – needs to be aware of. This block completed before that date.

Click here to view plans.

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