New flats and retail space proposed in east Greenwich

An application has been submitted to demolish an existing row of shops and replace with a taller block containing shop units and flats.

Current occupants of retail units are Fix It DIY and Kings of London barbers.

Looking to site on the right from nearby bus stop

Nine flats would be constructed.

The design is quite unusual for this type block, with arches featuring prominently at ground floor level.

Brass-effect railings are seen with a light grey brick the main façade material.

Woolwich Road frontage

The site at 47-53 Woolwich Road is near a number of new builds constructed over the past decade, with others recently approved such as flats at the Speedy Hire site to the east.

Speedy Hire rebuild approved

Speedy Hire redevelopment will see 58 flats above commercial space.

plans for the latest application at 47-53 Woolwich Road can be viewed here.

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John Smith

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2 thoughts on “New flats and retail space proposed in east Greenwich

  • July 18, 2022 at 11:04 pm
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    What the hell is that design, out of character, replacing perfect Victorian row how houses and shops with this monstrosity! Greenwich Council reject this!

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  • July 26, 2022 at 10:49 am
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    Who designed these disgusting buildings. We can’t move in this area as it is. When the hospital was taken and the new buildings went up who designed those. Not in keeping with the area at all.Greenwich has been destroyed by designers who don’t live here.

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