Charlton flats approach completion – at long last

A block of flats in Charlton along Woolwich Road is finally nearing completion after an extremely long build.

Peabody’s block appeared to hit a number of problems – and even now the finish isn’t great with scaffolding removed.

Still not finished. Cheap corner balcony treatment.

Last November it was revealed that a two-bed flat was priced at high as £637,500.

Don’t raise an eyebrow; views of Sainsburys car park and a busy road come at a premium.

Block beside car park

Peabody’s website gets the number of planned homes wrong locally. They state 5,000. It’ll be over 8,000.

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The block was originally supposed to be taller:

Original plan deemed too tall

The block includes 73 flats in total.

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3 thoughts on “Charlton flats approach completion – at long last

  • June 30, 2021 at 4:42 pm
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    You’re missing the spectacular view of Makro’s delivery yard and bakery, surely that’s worth a penny or two.

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  • July 1, 2021 at 6:40 pm
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    Does the architect expect to be short listed for the RIBA Carbuncle prize. I would nominate the block for the crossword puzzle design of the cladding. Weird to say the least. Peabody, this will lower the exorbitant price quoted for apartments.

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