22 April 2010

Planning application submitted for redevelopment of Myatts North estate in Vassall Ward

The formal planning application for the regeneration of the Myatts North estate in Vassall Ward has been submitted by the developers and will be discussed by Lambeth's planning committee and a decision made so that development can start in September. The regeneration scheme (previously outlined on Vassall View) will transform Myatts North and the surrounding area delivering new homes, new community facilities and new outdoor green spaces.

The scheme will include:

  • 305 new homes for some existing residents
  • modernisation and refurbishment of 172 existing homes
  • replacement landscaped park and sports facilities
  • new community centre
  • 146 new affordable homes
  • 357 new homes for sale
  • new streets and green spaces
  • combined heat and power plant providing heat and hot water
  • refurbishment of commercial units.

The scheme has been welcomed by all the Labour candidates in Vassall Ward, Adrian Garden commented "This scheme is great news for residents of Myatts North and everyone in Vassall Ward. The development of new housing and the refurbishment of existing homes will deliver quality housing. The development of new community facilities and green spaces will offer something for everyone and help to build a strong community."

Residents of the local area have been invited to submit their comments and feedback on the planning application - details are available on the Lambeth planning portal or at the Minet Library in Knatchbull Road, SE5