A housing association and a team of architects will work with Southwark Council to deliver hundreds of new homes, commercial premises, community facilities and a school as part of the Southwark Regeneration in Partnership Programme (SRPP).
The council announced on 2 May a partnership with housing association Clarion Group to deliver more than 600 new homes in the borough – nearly half of which to be let at council rents.
Conran and Partners will act as architects and masterplanners for Clarion, working with delivery managers Martin Arnold Associates.
The homes will be built on sites identified by the council as lot B, in the centre and south of the borough: Copeland Road Car Park, Peckham Square, Old Kent Road petrol station, Melon Road off Sumner Road, 21-23 Parkhouse Street, Angel Oak Academy, Wyndham Road, Sumner House, Fred Francis Centre and Wickway Community Centre.
The sites identified as lot A are currently being re-tendered.
At least 284 of the new homes will be council owned, and a further 94 available for low-cost ownership, with the remainder sold as private homes to pay for the building.
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