Published 28 Aug 2015

Sydenham Road - Future Shared Ownership Development in Lewisham

We are delighted to confirm the acquisition of a new site in Lewisham as part of a large residential development. The site located at 154-158 Sydenham Road was acquired for £2.5 million in March 2015 from O’Rourke Contracting PLC.

The appointed Architects for the site is ‘Stephen Davy Peter Smith architects’ with the site due to complete in the spring of 2017.

Homes on offer

The mixed-tenure development will comprise of 33 new homes and 1 commercial unit, twenty-two of which will be made available for Private Sale, five for Shared Ownership and a further six Affordable Rented homes.

At Sydenham Road, there will be a selection of 1, 2 and 3 bed homes in the form of houses, duplexes and apartments which also incorporates four wheelchair adaptable units. A majority of the two and three bedroom houses will also feature en-suites.

Dick Mortimer, Group Director of Property Services commented, "this development will provide much needed homes in South East London. We are also ensuring that we will provide Commercial space for jobs as well. The scheme is being designed to a very high standard and will be available in 2017." 

The site in Lewisham features fantastic transport links for those commuting in London with Sydenham station not far from the site. Bridge Leisure centre resides just ten minutes’ walk away with a selection of shops and restaurants close by.

For young families, there is a choice of popular schools located nearby including Forest Hill and Brent Knoll School both rated ‘good’ for overall effectiveness by Ofsted.

Transport links

Sydenham station is served by London Overground East London line and Southern metro services. The lines run into London Victoria, London Bridge, Highbury Islington, and Caterham.

The Bus routes are – 197 – Croydon to Peckham, 176 – Penge to Tottenham Court Road, 75 – Croydon to Lewisham, 122 – Sydenham to Woolwich, 194 – Lower Sydenham to West Croydon, 202 – Blackheath to Crystal Palace, 356 – Shirley to Upper Sydenham , 450 – Lower Sydenham to West Croydon

Full Site Address -154-158 Sydenham Road, Lewisham, London, SE26 5JZ

Peabody will provide more information on the homes closer to completion.

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