Towers featuring roof gardens, generous communal garden and park-side location receive planning consent

Planning permission has been granted for a 400-unit residential scheme designed by Alison Brooks Architects for Knight Dragon's Greenwich Peninsula development in London.

Image: Alison Brooks Architects
Image: Alison Brooks Architects

The design comprises a cluster of four residential towers of varying heights, with co-work and leisure space at ground floor and podium level, and a colonnaded plinth connecting all these elements, forming a generous communal garden.

The scheme sits in a prominent location along the eastern edge of the site’s Central Park, which will itself be a focal point for the community.

Greenwich Peninsula is one of the largest regeneration projects in London. Situated in east London, in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and across the River Thames from Canary Wharf, it consists of seven new neighbourhoods masterplanned by Allies and Morrison.

The four buildings radiate in plan, responding to the curve of the park edge opposite, while maximising views of the area and river. Each building has 360 degree views, colonnades, roof gardens and co-working spaces.

Alison Brooks commented, "We’re delighted to be working with Knight Dragon and that our designs received unanimous consent from the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Our intention was to create a robust, adaptable urban block with generous proportions that reinforces the Peninsula’s cosmopolitan identity."

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