More shared ownership properties for young Londoners.
Aimed at micro businesses that are either just starting up or having problems finding affordable space.
Improving the streetscape of Commercial Street and animating the quieter Toynbee Street.
For the use of those working in the building, but also for local events.
The design of the building draws upon the successful features and traditions of the context to create a new characterful and distinctive place. It is a more developed scheme than the existing permission which takes a different approach and does not so closely reflect the character of the local area. The new building would replace the dilapidated existing buildings.
The proposed regeneration would transform the site from a derelict and run down blight on the Commercial Street and Toynbee Street frontages which makes no contribution to local diversity, vitality and viability, to an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable development with a good mix of town centre uses.