Work to start at Silver Road Axion development in Lewisham

Work is due to commence on at a 141-home development in Lewisham from developer London Square.

The project has been branded Axion House and the result of a new venture from the developer into “affordable” housing in a joint partnership. However, the majority are shared-ownership so stretching the definition of affordable to its extreme considering mortgage, then rent then service charges. Sharp annual increases in service charges have been a hot topic recently at various developments.

Courtesy Google. Location outlined in red

The development was initially refused in 2018 before approval in 2019. It sits between two railway lines. This is the fifth development in the vicinity of Lewisham town centre, with three towers, an estate rebuild and this site bringing thousands of homes.

Lewisham Exchange has topped out beside station

Work is due to commence this spring. This now means L&G’s plan on Molesworth Street where Sports Direct and other shops trade is one of the few large developments to lack a start date:

L&G plan in Lewisham for 600 homes




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5 thoughts on “Work to start at Silver Road Axion development in Lewisham

  • On Loampit Vale not Molesworth Street

  • Can you let me know the source for information about work on this site starting? I live next door so would like to find out some more info. I expect life is about to get rather noisey. Thanks.

  • Also the colour palette being used on the actual cladding for Lewisham Exchange looks nothing like the CGI on this post. It seems to be dark grey bricks and brown panels, where the CGI in this post suggests a warm cream colour. This is a shame as it makes the site seem even more overbearing. I wonder if it complies with the details submitted through the planning consent?

  • And a while ago there was a planning application to turn one of the existing units for the L&G site into a supermarket. Any idea what happened to this – or will we be getting an aldi etc? (I would guess this implies development of the site is still some way off if it is worth opening a new shop in the mean time).

    • I will look it up as I recall covering plans for a big shop as well as smaller unit along Loampit Vale. It does seem to have stalled


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