Building Construction Design (Web): Crest Nicholson to develop over 200 residential apartments in up-and-coming Lower Sydenham
Thu 17 Sep 2015
Crest Nicholson has announced plans for an exciting new development in Lower Sydenham, South East London,following its acquisition of the former DYLON textile dyeing factory site.
The building will be transformed into a mixed-use development comprising 223 private residential apartments,retail space, a caf and a crche accommodating up to 80 children. The private residential apartments will bespread up to eight storeys, with a staggered roofscape and roof gardens to ensure that all apartments benefitfrom great views and natural light. All apartments will have private balconies or terraces.
Modern landscaping of the site will allow for a large communal residents garden featuring an abundance ofplants and shrubs as well as recreational areas with plenty of space for children to play safely.
The sustainably-built development will feature London Yellow Stock brickwork, providing a connection to nearbyresidential buildings as well as the surrounding landscape.
The development benefits from excellent connectivity to central London, just 23 minutes by train to CharingCross or Cannon Street from Lower Sydenham railway station. It will also feature an underground car park withprovision for motorcycles and bicycles as well as cars.
Ben Marsh, Development Director at Crest Nicholsons London division, said:
This new development of contemporary apartments in Lower Sydenham will bring much needed choice to thelocal property market. We are delivering the option of modern apartment living to those looking to buy property inthis sought-after area, which is dominated by larger houses.
Marsh & Parsons have been appointed acting agents. Charles Holland, Director at Marsh & Parsons, said:
Having identified the Dylon acquisition for Crest Nicholson on an off-market basis, we now look forward toworking alongside them as the development phase commences. The site is set to deliver much needed highquality apartments and amenities to Lower Sydenham, and benefits from a direct rail link in close proximity to theproperty into two of the capitals major transport hubs. As such the scheme will be of significant interest toowner-occupiers and investors alike.