Description of London Square Croydon
London Square Croydon is a one-acre mixed-use development near West Croydon station in Croydon, London CR0.
The development will create a new public square, shops, cafes and new homes next to Grade I Listed St Michael and All Angels Church.
1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments in two brick buildings designed by Assael Architecture are 21 storeys and 25 storeys will be containing 232 new homes (55% affordable). London Square Partners in partnership with Clarion Housing Group will deliver 128 shared ownership homes, alongside 104 apartments for private sale.
Offices & Retail
The scheme includes 947 m2 of commercial space, with retail and offices at street level.
New piazza opens up views to the listed St Michael and All Angels Church. Pedestrian links will be created to the West Croydon station and new shopping centre.
The façade of the locally listed 6-12 Station Road of an early 20th century two storey brick building will be retained.
Also known as the St Michael’s Courtyard site.
2020 - London Square acquires the site from Portman Square Holdings. London Square Partners, the developer’s affordable housing division, will work with Clarion Housing Group to deliver their third scheme together. St Michael’s Courtyard has a GDV of £90m, which will form a major part of the West Croydon Masterplan and create a new gateway to Croydon Town Centre.
2017 March - Planning permission granted for the demolition of 6-44 Station Road and all but the facade of 6-12 Station Road; erection of two buildings comprising 25 storeys (plus partial basement and mezzanine) and 21 storeys (plus mezzanine) to provide 232 residential units and 947 M2 of commercial floorspace (for use within Class A1,A2,A3,A4 or A5); new public square including area for retail use, works to church car park , cycle parking, disabled parking and sustainable energy measures. Developer: Barratt London; Architect: Assael. Croydon Council ref. no. 15/01419/P.