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Redbridge grants permission for east London ‘Tesco town’ | News


Housebuilder Weston Homes and grocery store Tesco have secured a decision to grant planning permission for their joint plans for a 1,280-home new city village in Goodmayes, east London.

The pair secured the go-ahead from Redbridge council to remodel the ten.4 acre Tesco retailer and automobile park into a brand new neighborhood known as Lorimer Village which it claimed would have a gross growth worth of half a billion kilos.

The scheme consists of re-providing the Tesco, alongside plans for 14 separate towers, rising to 22 storeys. It can even embrace a three-form main college, village corridor, landscaped backyard and public transport enhancements.

In a press release the corporations stated the scheme would take round eight years to construct out, with begin on website anticipated in early 2022.


The scheme, of which 35% can be inexpensive housing, was designed by RDA Architects with Allen Pyke appearing as panorama consultants

The title of the scheme references Arts & Craft architect Robert Lorimer, who was a pioneer within the constructing of inexperienced suburbs. The scheme consists of practically eight acres of landscaped gardens and parks.


Parking for the Tesco and residents can be offered beneath the event. The scheme can even embrace brown roofs and be 100% electrical powered, making use of 682 photo voltaic PV panels on the rooftop of the scheme.

Bob Weston, chairman and chief govt of Weston Homes, stated: “There is an pressing want to offer extra low-cost housing for Londoners so collaborations like this between main retailers and housebuilders makes an essential contribution.”