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AYLESBURY ESTATE Southwark Council and social landlord Notting Hill Genesis are collaborating on the regeneration of Walworth’s Aylesbury estate. Given its size and scale, this is one of the most ambitious regeneration projects in Europe, and is expected for completion in 2036, with a vision to create a place people from different backgrounds will choose as their home, and where families can bring up children on safe streets, close to good schools and job opportunities. The partners are delivering a masterplan for 3,500 new homes, at least half of which the council stresses will be affordable. Of these, 75% will be social rented homes and 25% will be for shared ownership or shared equity. At least 30% of the homes across all tenures will have three bedrooms or more. The regeneration work also includes a library and health centre and improved open spaces. This year demolition works have progressed on the first development site on southwarkmagazine.com

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Albany Road and building preparation works on the Plot 18 site on Thurlow Street. Over the next year, the partners expect to appoint a contractor to begin work on the new homes. Alongside the physical regeneration, the council is working with the community, through the Creation Trust charity, and have supported residents into apprenticeships and jobs. They have also awarded 225 bursaries to residents. In future phases, blocks west of Thurlow Street will be demolished from 2021 and 200 new homes will be built, while the Missenden, Michael Faraday, Gayhurst, Gaitskell, Latimer, Calverton, Danesfield and Emberton blocks will start to come down from 2023 to be replaced by 1,500 new homes. The estate was built between 1963 and 1977 in blocks connected by walkways but came to suffer physical and anti-social behaviour problems. issue

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Southwark magazine #20  

Over 20 issues, Southwark magazine has covered the transformation of the London borough, showcasing the influential buildings, strong commun...

Southwark magazine #20  

Over 20 issues, Southwark magazine has covered the transformation of the London borough, showcasing the influential buildings, strong commun...