Bermondsey is to see two Grade-II listed buildings restored and turned into houses.
Developer Acorn was granted planning permission for the redevelopment of two office buildings on 146 and 148 Long Lane to create a three and a four double-bedroom Georgian townhouse, set over four floors. Both will have roof terraces hidden behind parapet walls.
The developments will be named Hepple and White after the 18th century furniture designer George Hepplewhite.
Architects and designers Conran and Partners were appointed to draft the plans.
Work is scheduled to begin in the autumn, with completion expected in summer 2017.
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