As you may be aware, planning applications for the Your New Town Hall project were given the green light by Lambeth’s planning committee in October 2015 (a link to the planning applications committee meeting can be found here).
The planning applications that were approved include:
Construction works for the first phase of this project (redevelopment of the Town Hall Parade and The Press building and the refurbishment of the Town Hall) has commenced; please see the Construction page for more information and the Timescales page for an indicative programme of development.
The project will deliver:
This project involves a number of council-owned sites:
|Town Hall (Phase 1A of the construction programme)||Retained and refurbished|
|Town Hall Parade (Phase 1A of the construction programme)||Redeveloped for the new civic building|
|The Press (Phase 1A of the construction programme)||Redeveloped as a cycle hub and café|
|Hambrook House (Phase 1B of the construction programme)||Redeveloped for 94 new homes and space for a new shop or café at ground floor|
|Ivor House (Phase 1B of the construction programme)||Refurbished for 26 new homes and space on the ground floor for new restaurants or shops|
|Olive Morris House (Phase 2 of the construction programme)||Redeveloped for 74 new homes and space on the ground floor for new restaurants or shops|
Phase 1A of the construction programme will include the demolition and redevelopment of the Town Hall Parade and the Press building, and the refurbishment and alterations to the Town Hall. Phase 1B of the construction programme includes the demolition and redevelopment of Hambrook House and the refurbishment of Ivor House. The demolition and redevelopment of Olive Morris House will be the second and final phase of the project. For more information on the Timescales of these construction phases, please click here.
Aerial view of Lambeth Council’s buildings which are proposed for the ‘Your New Town Hall’ redevelopment
Your New Town Hall will pay for itself through the redevelopment of old office buildings which are too expensive to run, into much needed new homes for the borough. Please click here for more information on how the project is being funded.