Published: 20th Nov 2020

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has approved plans to build a 117-home social housing development in Kidbrooke. The development will be comprised of a mixture of one, two and three-bedroom apartments and maisonettes. Twelve of these new homes will be specifically designed for wheelchair access, addressing the needs of residents with a disability. Also incorporated is a nursery for both new tenants and local Kidbrooke residents. The homes, spread over four buildings of between four and ten storeys, will aim to achieve high sustainability standards through the implementation of features such as air source heat pumps and solar panels, while two large landscaped communal outdoor areas and a tree-lined corridor will provide amenity space for local residents. The London borough conducted an extensive engagement process to take on board the opinions of neighouring residents, which due to lockdown restrictions was carried out online in the form of both an initial consultation … (To read the full article, subscribe below)