Two towers under construction near Woolwich ferry have started to have cladding applied in recent weeks.
These blocks are relics from a prior age – albeit only around the Millennium when the plans were first drawn up. Development hell ensued, and so 20 years old designs are now appearing pretty much unchanged.
And it’s evident with small, square windows so beloved at the time – though not by residents owing to little natural light.
The blocks’ colour scheme of orange and grey – also seen on neighbouring towers – is evident, though this time instead of renders we see panels attached to the exterior.
The roof is another tell-tale sign these blocks were drawn up around 20 years ago.
Once complete the Thames path will reopen. The river wall collapsed during the long period of inactivity on site and needed repair.
Here’s a few more images taken recently:
There will be 204 flats in total – of which less than 15 per cent are “affordable”.