Description of 151-157 Tower Bridge Road
151-157 Tower Bridge Road is a residential-led mixed-use development in Bermondsey, London SE1.
Subject to planning permission, Galliard Homes and Acorn Property Group are set to build a collection of studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments. Select apartments will feature private outdoor space be it in the form of a balcony or terrace. Registration on Galliard's website opened in 2019.
The existing buildings will be refurbished to provide a mixed-use scheme with more efficient and improved residential accommodation, a new high quality standards Aparthotel, new employment opportunities by creating new office/retail/gym space and a exciting new public realm to the Bermondsey area which will connect to Bermondsey street, St Mary Magdalen Churchyard, Tanner Park and Tower Bridge Road.
The site is adjacent to the Grade II* listed Mary Magdalen Church.
Before the redevelopment starts subject to planning permission, the site comprises three existing buildings - 151 Tower Bridge Road (2004), 153-155 Tower Bridge Road (2004) and 157 Tower Bridge Road (not completed, construction stalled in 2010).
2018 October - Acorn Property Group submits a new planning application for change of use from 106 residential units (40 x studios, 36 x 1bed and 30 x 2bed), 41 aparthotel units/partially vacant aparthotel floorspace and flexible retail/commercial floorspace to 86 residential units (4 x studio, 30 x 1-bed, 45 x 2-bed and 7 x 3-bed), 143 aparthotel units, a new gym (D2), a cafe (A3) and flexible retail/commercial floorspace (A1, A2, A3, B1a); Southwark Council ref.no. 18/AP/3167.
2018 August - SACO acquires the development from First Base and plans to complete it by Spring 2020. The planned development comprised apartments, a short stay hotel and commercial units.
2017 April - The site has the resolution to grant planning permission. Ref no 16/AP/3222 by London Borough of Southwark. Developer: Starwood Capital Group and First Base, Architect: Arney Fender Katsalidis.
1. Southwark Council planning.southwark.gov.uk