Timescales

Timescales may change as the project progresses but the programme currently is as follows:

Milestone Anticipated timescales
Public consultation (3 stages) Summer 2014 until summer 2015
Planning application submitted Spring 2015
Planning decision by Lambeth Council’s planning committee October 2015
Construction starts on Phase 1A (Town Hall, the Press building and Town Hall Parade) Spring 2016
Construction starts on Phase 1B (Hambrook House and Ivor House) Early 2017
Works complete on the Town Hall and re-opened to the public Late 2017
Works complete on the rest of Phase 1A (the Press building and Town Hall Parade) Early 2018
Works complete on Phase 1B (Hambrook House and Ivor House) Late 2018
Construction starts on Phase 2 (Olive Morris House) Late 2018
Works complete on Phase 2 (Olive Morris House) Late 2020

Phase 1A of the works programme will include the demolition of the Town Hall Parade, construction of the Civic Centre / Press building and refurbishment of the Grade II listed Town Hall.

Phase 1B includes the demolition of Hambrook House which is now complete. Construction began in early 2017. This phase also includes the refurbishment of Ivor House.

The demolition and redevelopment of Olive Morris House will be the second and final phase of the project.

More detailed programmes will be uploaded when these have been finalised by Morgan Sindall.