Phase two of Canning Town development gets the go ahead
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The second phase of a major development project in Canning Town is set to get underway after being signed off.
Bouygues Development has been given the go ahead for the next stage of its Hallsville Quarter project which will provide a new pedestrianised thoroughfare, along with retail and restaurant units and a 196-bedroom hotel.
Landmark residential towers will provide 349 new homes available for rent, purchase and shared ownership.
Construction will start in the first quarter of this year and is expected to be completed by 2017.
The second phase is designed to complement the first stage of the scheme, which is nearing completion.
It comprises of 179 new homes, a Morrisons supermarket, more than 400 car parking spaces and a 70,000 sq ft courtyard garden.
Set to be completed over five phases, Hallsville Quarter is one of London’s largest regeneration schemes including about 1,100 mixed tenure housing units and more than 323,000 sq ft of leisure and retail space.
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Bouygues Development is also progressing detailed design proposals for extensive improvements to Terry Spinks Place, the public space under the A13 flyover that connects Hallsville Quarter to the existing town centre and the communities north of the A13.
Hallsville Quarter is a key part of Newham Council’s £3.7 billion Canning Town and Custom House Regeneration Programme, which aims to provide a new town centre linking in to existing facilities on Barking Road.