Southwark Regeneration in Partnership Programme

Flaxyard & Sumner Road SE15

Flaxyard Site
Flaxyard and Sumner Road

Flaxyard Site - Lot B

Project details

A new build development spread over three separate blocks, delivering 120 affordable homes; 98 of which will be new council homes. One of the blocks will house a ground floor commercial unit and the site will accommodate 11 car parking spaces mainly for the wheel chair units. There will also be child play space provision.

Development Partner

  • Clarion Housing Group

Architects

  • Levitt Bernstein Architects

In 2015

  • a feasibility study was undertaken by Levitt Bernstein Architects which showed 120 new homes could be delivered on the site, along with commercial retail space.
  • the council held their first public consultation in July 2015 presenting initial design proposals for feedback
  • the council began a tender exercise to procure a development partner to deliver Lot B

In 2016

  • the council held a second public consultation on line between March - April incorporating stakeholder/local resident feedback
  • between June - September meetings were held with various local stakeholder groups
  • the council held a public exhibition in July presenting the final proposal for planning submission
  • the council submitted a planning application in September

In 2017

  • in March planning committee gave a resolution to grant planning
  • in April, Clarion Housing Group entered into a partnership arrangement with the council to deliver Lot B

Next steps

  • early 2018, secure full planning consent for development
  • early 2018 Clarion will procure contractual building works for the development of the site
  • early 2018, Clarion will take handover of the site from the council so works can begin on the development

Sumner House - Lot B

Project details

A refurbishment scheme to the existing Sumner House building to deliver 48 new homes for private sale with off road parking.

Development Partner

  • Clarion Housing Group

Architects

  • Levitt Bernstein Architects

In 2015

  • a feasibility study was undertaken by Levitt Bernstein Architects which showed 48 new homes could be delivered on the site
  • the council held their first public consultation in July 2015 presenting initial design proposals for feedback
  • the council began a tender exercise to procure a development partner to deliver Lot B

In 2016

  • the council held a second public consultation was on line between March - April incorporating stakeholder/local resident feedback
  • between June - September meetings were held with various local stakeholder groups
  • the council held a public exhibition in July presenting the final proposal that would be submitted to planning
  • the council submitted a planning application in September

In 2017

  • the March planning committee gave a resolution to grant planning
  • in April, Clarion Housing Group entered into a partnership arrangement with the council to deliver Lot B

Next steps

  • early 2018, secure full planning consent for development
  • early 2018 Clarion will procure contractual building works for the development of the site
  • early 2018, Clarion will take handover of the site from the council so work can begin on the development

Page last updated: 10 May 2018