Sil­ver­town Quays given fi­nal clear­ance

The Wharf - - The Week -

Sil­ver­town Quays has been given fi­nal plan­ning clear­ance by Ne­wham after de­vel­op­ers agreed to build 1,000 af­ford­able homes.

The £3.5bil­lion re­gen­er­a­tion of the site cen­tred on the stark Mil­len­nium Mills will re­gen­er­ate 62 acres of in­dus­trial waste­land, bring­ing homes, shops and a tech-hub.

It al­ready had out­line plan­ning con­sent but Ne­wham Coun­cil has now ap­proved the de­tailed plans.

The 3,000 new homes will now in­clude a third classed as af­ford­able with half for rent at 50% of the mar­ket rate.

The rest will be sold un­der shared own­er­ship ini­tia­tives.

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