Westferry Developments Limited has submitted a new planning application for on the 15-acre Westferry Printworks site which would deliver over 1,540 new homes, shops, restaurants, workspaces, several public open spaces and two new parks.
The former Westferry Printworks masterplan first received planning consent for a residential-led mixed use scheme with 722 homes in August 2016 and since then the buildings have been demolished and the site cleared ready for construction.
Westferry Developments Limited is being assisted with this project by Mace as Development Manager.
Mike Myles, Mace's Development Director, commented:
“The submission of a new planning application for Westferry Printworks to the London Borough of Tower Hamlets is a real statement of intent that aligns itself with both the needs of the local community and the delivery of new and affordable homes for Londoners. We are extremely proud to be part of this flagship scheme that will contribute significantly to the enhancement of this area, whilst fully aligning with the London Plan.”
05/09/2018 17:42 by Buildington
The demolition phase completed in January and construction work started in March.
02/04/2018 20:13 by Buildington
The Communication Group plc has been appointed to manage the PR for Westferry Printworks.
On Monday 13th February, Northern & Shell and development manager Mace started with the demolition of Westferry Printworks. Following this announcement, The Communication Group generated coverage across a number of publications including; London Evening Standard, Daily Express, CoStar UK and the East London Advertiser.
21/02/2017 08:37 by Buildington
Development manager Mace commenced demolition of Westferry Printworks in London’s Docklands today 13th February 2017.
Richard Desmond, founder and owner of Northern & Shell, together with his wife Joy and son Valentine, were on site for the proceedings.
The Westferry Printworks development received planning consent in August 2016. The 16-acre site will provide over seven hundred new private and affordable homes which will be available to buy or rent.
Residents and locals will benefit from beautiful open spaces and waterside walks, two new parks and a new south facing dockside waterfront promenade. They will be able to enjoy an exciting mix of independent, restaurants, bars and shops, great sporting facilities, a new community centre and crèche, healthcare amenities, a cultural ‘hub’ and a new 1,200 space secondary school.
The development is ust a short walk from the Canary Wharf business district.
Richard Desmond, said: “My company, Northern & Shell, was the first owner, developer and occupier in 1982 in London Docklands and we moved our publishing business and headquarters there. This helped our small business then to expand and we have been proud to be associated with the regeneration of London Docklands for 35 years.
This connection was reinforced with our acquisition of the Express Newspapers group in 2000 together with its ground breaking printing operation – Westferry Printworks which provided hundreds of jobs for the people of Docklands and the surrounding area. I am therefore delighted to be implementing our vision for the next generation of Docklands residents with our new neighbourhood here in the centre of London’s Docklands, just minutes from Canary Wharf.”
13/02/2017 16:56 by Buildington