Plans are in to rebuild a commercial unit in Greenwich town centre that is currently home fish and ship shop Jack the Chipper.
The application seeks to demolish the unit and build a new structure including a flat located above. Plans include a mansard roof.
Greenwich town centre still has the odd area with single-storey buildings, and it’s surprising they havn’t yet been rebuilt with additional floors above. Here’s one such example:
Though this gap does offer a great view of St Alfege Church.
One building which will be rebuilt and bring its roofline into, well, line, is Greenwich Post Office:
Plans were recently approved to rebuild:
Whether the Jack the Chipper unit bites the dust remains the be seen. It was previously home to Heaps sausages who retain another unit on Nevada Street which I’d heartily recommend. Plans were submitted to rebuild the Jack the Chipper unit almost a decade ago – and that never happened.
A subsequent plan to build a taller structure was refused in 2015.