Burgess Park View

Southwark SE1
Mixed use development


Burgess Park View is a planned residential-led development in Southwark, London SE1.

The 0.24-acre freehold site benefits of an existing resolution to grant planning for a £36 million (GDV) development providing 71 apartments and 15,480 sqft of commercial space complete with double-height entrance foyers, roof garden and public realm.

The Building
Providing uninterrupted views of Burgess Park, the largest park in Southwark, the Burgess Park View is designed by award-winning architectural practice Alan Camp Architects. The scheme is part 10 part 11 storeys high at its apex with its ground floor providing striking entrance foyers for the apartments and the commercial floorspace.

Striking façade with covered balconies averaging 90 sqft in size, complete with feature brickwork and a spacious roof garden.

The development would provide 49 one, two and three-bedroom private apartments, with the rest being intermediate and social rented housing. Over 92% of the private apartments anticipated falling within the Government’s Help to Buy scheme.

Commercial Space
The 15,480 sqft of commercial space is arranged over lower ground, ground and first-floor level, and according to KALMARs is anticipated to generate around £25 per sqft in rental income.

The site is a two-minute walk from local shops and the bus routes of Old Kent Road and a short walk from South Bermondsey Station.

Old Kent Road Action Plan Zone

The Old Kent Road Action Plan zone is an award-winning masterplan and one of London’s key regeneration spots. It is currently undergoing a £10.7 billion transformation, providing 20,000 new homes and workspace for 10,000 new jobs, creating a new town centre for London. Southwark Council has also just been granted £10 million to revitalise the Old Kent Road Highstreet.


2019 December - Planning application submitted for the demolition of the existing building and redevelopment of the site to deliver a building of part 10 part 11 storeys (43.2m AOD) comprising 1,438 sqm of light industrial floorspace across the basement, ground, and first floors; 71 residential units (35.38% by habitable rooms) across the upper floors; and associated outdoor communal amenity space, disabled car parking, cycle storage, refuse storage, and landscaping. This application represents a departure from strategic policy 10 'Jobs and Businesses' of the Core Strategy (2011) and Saved Policy 1.2 'Strategic and Local Preferred Industrial Locations' of the Southwark Plan (2007) by virtue of proposing to introduce residential accommodation in a preferred industrial location. Southwark Council ref. no. 19/AP/7610 .

Site & Location

The 0.24-acre site is situated within the the Old Kent Road Action Plan zone.




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