Key scheme benefits

NEW JOBS

  • 240 jobs during construction.
  • 138 long-term sustainable jobs when the building opens.

PUBLIC SPACE IMPROVEMENTS

  • The developer is to spend approximately £3m on 1.16 ha of high quality landscaped public space improvements across four distinct areas.
  • Each area will have its own distinct character and purpose, providing generous, high quality, publicly accessible open spaces that are useable, functional, legible and permeable.
  • These areas will include new areas of playspace, amenity space and recreational space.

NEW HOMES &
AFFORDABLE HOUSING

  • 199 new homes in a range of unit types and tenures.
  • 32% affordable homes, which equates to 56 affordable units.

ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

  • Improved entrance and access for the general public into Westferry DLR station.
  • Enhanced West India Dock Road crossing points and calming interventions to improve accessibility and wayfinding.
  • Creation of a new crossing point on Limehouse Causeway to enhance accessibility and legibility.

ENHANCEMENT TO DLR STATION ENTRANCE

POSITIVE COMMUNAL AMENITY SPACES

NEW HOTEL

  • 320 bed hotel.
  • Opportunity to partner with local college and schools for work experience and training.

COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE LEVY
& SECTION 106

  • £7.5m in CIL contributions to The London Borough of Tower Hamlets and The Mayor of London.

NEW RETAIL SPACE

  • 800 sqft of new ground floor retail space.

CREATING A DESTINATION

  • Marking the location as a key gateway into Canary Wharf.
  • Creating a sense of arrival at Westferry DLR station and a sense of place..

HIGH QUALITY PUBLIC SPACE SPACES

ACTIVE GROUND FLOOR USES

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