Description of The 1840 St George's Gardens
The 1840 St George's Gardens is a development by City & Country in London SW17.
The Grade II listed building and former Springfield Hospital will be restored and converted into stylish character homes.
New Homes for Sale: The 1840 will comprise of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom conversion apartments with beautiful and restored original detailing, surrounded by glorious landscaping.
Amenities: Residents will have access to extensive open and elegantly landscaped grounds. In addition, the redevelopment of the site includes a 32-acre public park, land for a brand new school, improved local transport services, community shops and a café.
Location: The 1840 is situated in South West London within the Springfield Village development, which will soon be home to ca 250 beautiful new homes (see also Springfield Place).
Springfield Hospital opened in June 1841 as Surrey County Asylum, Springfield Park near Wandsworth, on a site that was bought from Henry Perkins, a wealthy brewer and partner in the firm of Barclay and Perkins. It was built in 1840, to the designs of William Moseley, County Surveyor for Middlesex, as an E-shaped, Elizabethan, red brick building, with blue diapering, and quoins, parapets and other dressings in limestone.
2020 October - Following detailed planning approval of the first phase of development in the listed Main Building known as The 1840, the developer City & Country started conversion works in October 2020.
2020 July - Wandsworth Council gives Listed Building Consent for the part demolition, conversion, restoration and repair of part of the Main Building (Grade II listed) to provide 72 residential units with associated works and landscaping (forming Phase 6a of the Springfield Masterplan development ); landscaped public park; a combined cooling, heat and power energy centre, associated landscaping, parking, roads, access, infrastructure and other associated works, as varied under application ref. 2014/6585.