Published: 30th Oct 2020

A competition has been launched to find the masterplanners who will help shape a £8bn new waterfront development in South-East London. It has been launched by the Thamesmead Waterfront Joint Venture, which comprises the housing association Peabody and developers Lendlease. The first stage of the competition is an open call, which will invite up to 10 collaborative teams to meet with the Joint Venture on the basis of their expressions of interest. These should include an illustrated think piece and other materials to demonstrate the team’s approach to design, their skills, visionary thinking, expertise and commitment to diversity and the involvement of smaller practices. The project team will then shortlist no more than five teams to progress to Stage two in December – with a final winner to be selected in March 2021. Thamesmead is a town in South-East London and is the same size as central London. The area … (To read the full article, subscribe below)