Search

£3.5bn Silvertown Keys development launched

PUBLISHED: 13:00 24 July 2014

A CGI image of the plans envisioned for Silvertown Quays

A CGI image of the plans envisioned for Silvertown Quays

Archant

A £3.5bn development envisioned to transform Silvertown Quays into London’s “innovation quarter” has been unveiled.

A CGI image of the plans envisioned for Silvertown QuaysA CGI image of the plans envisioned for Silvertown Quays

Submitted plans will see the 62 acre derelict site replaced with 3,000 new homes alongside cafes, restaurants, commercial and community buildings.

The proposals by the Silvertown Partnership also include a new landmark bridge which will connect Silvertown Quays with the Crossrail station at Custom House.

It is estimated that the regeneration will attract 13 million visitors a year, contributing £260 million annually to the London economy and creating up to 21,000 jobs – making it the biggest jobs generator in London’s Royal Docks.

Millennium Mills will be among the restored icons from London’s industrial past, with asbestos set to be removed and vital structual renovations implemented to turn it into an attractive modern work space.

A CGI image of the plans envisioned for Silvertown QuaysA CGI image of the plans envisioned for Silvertown Quays

Sir Stuart Lipton, from The Silvertown Partnership, said the proposals represent “the next wave of change in east London”.

“Our vision for Silvertown Quays will create a new piece of our city with entrepreneurship, innovation and knowledge economies at its heart; meeting the needs of modern brands, businesses and people as well as delivering for the Royal Docks, for Newham and for London.”

The Royal Docks has been designated as London’s only Government-backed enterprise zone in recognition of its strategic importance.

Richard Blakeway, deputy mayor for housing, land and property, said:

“The Mayor is overseeing a massive regeneration of the historic Royal Docks returning them to their former glory as a centre for industry and innovation at the heart of the capital’s economy.

“This exciting redevelopment will help rejuvenate the area with thousands of new homes and jobs, and make London’s docklands a must go visitor destination for future generations.”

The Silvertown Partnership is a consortium of Chelsfield Properties, First Base and Macquarie Capital which have been responsible for a number of notable London developments, including in Broadgate and Chiswick Park.

For more information, visit silvertownlondon.com

Read more:

Mayors do battle over Royal Victoria Docks floating village plans

Latest Newham Stories

Yesterday, 12:00

A young filmmaker has shone a spotlight on an outreach scheme trying to tackle knife crime.

United Kingdom
Yesterday, 09:35

Essex Senior League: Saffron Walden Town 4 Clapton 0

Essex Senior League

The power of sport remains unrivalled in its ability to inspire change, improve lives and unite communities.

Premier League
Yesterday, 07:00

Councillor Susan Masters, Clare Roche, Head of Fundraising at Richard House and Mayor of Newham, Rokhsana Fiaz.

Newham
Saturday, November 17, 2018

London Lions maintained their lead at the top of the BBL Championship with victory on the road against Worcester Wolves.

LIONS
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Imam Haque lives in East Ham, and soon he’ll begin training for his first London Marathon, for Age UK.

European Union
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Leyton Orient came from behind to beat Bromley and extend their unbeaten run in the National League to six matches, while also returning to the top of the table.

Dean Brill
Saturday, November 17, 2018

The inexperienced teenager tasked with overseeing West Ham United women’s team will have his journey followed in a new BBC Three series.

United Kingdom

PROMOTED CONTENT

Have you spent time as an unpaid carer? If you are over the age of 25 and living in Newham, the Working for Carers scheme can help you take the first steps back to employment.

Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.

Newsletter Sign Up

Newham Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read news

Show Job Lists

Education Promo

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now