December 6 2013 Latest news:
Kay Atwal, Chief Reporter
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Chobham Manor, the first residential neighbourhood planned for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has taken a major step forward after the Zonal Masterplan for the scheme was approved.
Chobham Manor will form part of the Legacy Community Scheme, London Legacy Development Corporation’s park-wide masterplan for five new neighbourhoods and will see the development of approximately 850 homes by leading national homebuilder Taylor Wimpey and London & Quadrant (L&Q), one of London’s largest residential developers.
The Park’s planning authority has now approved the Zonal Masterplan, which gives Taylor Wimpey and L&Q the green light to submit a detailed planning application for the first phase of homes at Chobham Manor.
Dennis Hone, Chief Executive, London Legacy Development Corporation, said: “The approval of the Zonal Masterplan is a significant milestone for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The detailed planning application for the first homes at Chobham Manor is now being prepared and will be submitted later this month. Subject to its approval the first plots will go on sale in 2014 with people moving in the following year.”
Located between the East Village and Lee Valley VeloPark, Chobham Manor will help to address the local need for family-size homes, with 75 per cent of properties having three or more bedrooms.
Three large, distinct areas of green open space will run through the heart of the neighbourhood, while a series of smaller public open spaces will provide safe places to relax and play. Residents will also benefit from shops and community facilities on their doorstep.
The London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) secured outline planning permission for 6,800 new homes across five new neighbourhoods on the site of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in July 2012.
Shortly afterwards, Taylor Wimpey and housing association L&Q were appointed the LLDC’s first official Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park development partners for Chobham Manor, the first of these neighbourhoods.
Chobham Manor will comprise around 850 homes, with the first properties expected to be ready by the end of 2014, plus community facilities, shops and open space. To find out more about the new homes coming soon to Chobham Manor, and to register an interest in the properties, visit www.chobhammanor.co.uk.