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June 2020

Convoys Wharf

Prince Street, London SE8 3JH
Mixed use

Description of Convoys Wharf

Convoys Wharf is a mixed-use riverside development on a 16.6ha derelict brownfield site in Deptford, London SE8.

Convoys Wharf will deliver 3,500 new homes. The development is delivered in 3 phases over a 10-15 year build out programme.

Plot 15
Plot 15 is located south of the listed Olympia Building, north of the Deptford High Street Conservation Area and within the Evelyn Quarter. Plot 15 consists of 124 Affordable homes, the majority being Affordable Rent homes, including 2, 3 and 4 bed homes and associated family play areas. There will be 800m2 of new Business space at ground floor level, including the provision of 249m2 of much needed Affordable Business Space. 12 accessible car parking spaces dedicated to the residents of the Wheelchair accessible units. 222 bicycle parking spaces which are all secure, undercover and a mixture of accessible and double stacked. Architect: Glen Howells Architects. Landscaping: Andy Sturgeon Design.

Plot 08
Plot 08 consists of 456 new homes, 1650m2 of retail and café / restaurant uses, including car and cycle parking spaces as well as new landscaping and associated public realm works. The 1- and 2-bedroom homes in a 10-14-storey building will be accessible for first time buyers and upscalers supported by the Help to Buy scheme. It provides communal gardens and leisure space including creative outdoor play for under 5’s. Architect: Farrells. Landscaping: Gillespies.

Plot 22
The Jetty site Plot 22 comprises a 785m2 river front building for use as a restaurant/café. This building will initially be used as a temporary marketing suite. This building is set in 1.4 Acres (over 0.5Ha) of entirely new publicly accessible open space on the restored jetty in the Thames. At completion this plot delivers landscaping, cycle parking and public realm which can be used to host cultural and community events and the addition of a new Riverbus stop connecting Deptford to the Thames Clipper London Riverbus service. Architect: Mark Barfield Architects. Landscaping: Gillespies.


The site of Convoys Wharf was a major Royal Dockyard from the 16th to the 19th century.

2020 - Public Exhibition 28th February and 2nd March.

2014 - The outline planning permission was granted by The Mayor of London for the demolition of all non-listed structures at the site, and comprehensive redevelopment (to include retention and refurbishment of the Grade II Listed Olympia Building) to provide up to 419,100m2 of mixed use development comprising up to:
- 321,000m² residential (Class C3) (up to 3,500 units);
- 15,500m² business space (Class B1/live/work units);
- 2,200m² for up to three energy centres;
- 32,200m² working wharf and vessel moorings (Class B2 and sui generis);
- 27,070m² hotel (Class C1);
- 5,810m2 retail, financial and professional services (Classes A1 and A2);
- 4,520m² restaurant/cafes and drinking establishments (Classes A3 and A4);
- 13,000m² community/non-residential institutions (Class D1 and D2),
- 1,840 car parking spaces, together with vehicular access and a river bus facility.

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The nearest tube, train and bus stations.
Deptford Rail Station
Abinger Grove
188, 199, 47, N1, N199

News: (1)

Plans Approved

Lewisham Council has approved Hutchison Property Group's plans for the Convoys Wharf development in Deptford SE8.

The plans include the applications for Reserved Matters in relation to Plots 08, 15 and 22.

The Reserved Matters Application for Plot 08 proposes 456 private residential units
totalling 35,750sqm and at ground level 1,450sqm of retail uses (Class A1/A2) and
200sqm of restaurant / bar uses (Class A3/A4). Council ref. no. DC/18/107698.

The Reserved Matters Application for Plot 15 proposes 124 residential units (65
London Affordable Rent and 59 Shared Ownership), and at ground floor level
800sqm of office use (Class B1), 300sqm of retail uses (Class A1/A2). Council ref. no. DC/19/111912.

The Reserved Matters Application for Plot 22 proposes a building providing 785sqm
of floorspace on the existing jetty. The building would initially be used as a temporary marketing suite, then be converted into a use class falling into the permitted A3 (café/restaurant) and A4 (drinking establishments) use classes. This plot also proposes a riverbus pontoon comprising a canting brow attached to the northernmost part of the existing jetty, leading to a new floating pontoon with covered waiting area. Council ref. no. DC/18/107620.

The committee met on the 9th June for the first virtually held Strategic Planning

12/06/2020 10:21 by Buildington

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