In early 2018, Lewisham Council selected Grainger (UK’s largest listed residential landlord) as their joint venture partner to deliver a major, new rental housing scheme in Besson Street. A planning application was submitted in November 2019 and is now open for public consultation until 10th January 2020.
If you would like to view this application, it can be accessed from the Lewisham Planning website: https://lewisham.gov.uk/myservices/planning using planning application reference number DC/19/114805.
Details of the scheme
The planning application provides for 324 new residential units, flexible retail and commercial floorspace, a Pharmacy, a GP surgery (to replace the existing Queens Road surgery) and new community space for the New Cross Gate Trust in buildings ranging from 3 to 12 storeys, provision of disabled car parking, cycle parking and servicing facilities, landscaping and other associated works.
If you would like to submit comments on the planning application, please submit these via Lewisham’s planning portal.