Description of Ailsa Wharf
Ailsa Wharf is a residential led mixed-use development on 2.39ha by River Lea in Poplar, London E14.
Regeneration of one of the last remaining brownfield sites in Tower Hamlets.
2018 April - Chinese developer Country Garden, in partnership with a Hong Kong fund, acquires Ailsa Wharf development from developers Galliard and Lindhill. The builder bought the residential site for about £80 million and plans to turn it into a £400 million development of 785 homes.
2017 December - Planning permission for:
Demolition of existing structures/buildings and the redevelopment of the site for a mixed-use scheme providing 782 residential units (C3) and 1,941 sqm GIA commercial floorspace (A1/A3/B1/D1/D2) within a series of thirteen building blocks varying between 3 and 16 storeys (maximum AOD height of 56.8); the creation of a new access road and the realignment of Ailsa Street; the provision of cycle and car parking spaces; and associated site-wide landscaping and public realm works. Designed by Stockwool for developer Ailsa Wharf Developments Ltd. Tower Hamlets Council application ref. no. PA/16/02692.
1. Tower Hamlets Planning towerhamlets.gov.uk