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Partners: Environment Agency of the United Kingdom
St. Martins Property Investments Ltd.
Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Regions: Thames
Project SDGs:
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Water-Related Disaster Management (SDG 11.5)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Project Tags:
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Stormwater Management and Flood Control
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Apr. 2013  »  Dec. 2013
Project Website: restorerivers.eu/wiki/index.php?title=Case_study%3AChambers_...
Project Source: User
Profile Completion: 56%

Project Overview

Situated just to the east of Tower Bridge on the south bank of the River Thames, Chambers Wharf was for many years one of the capital’s major cold stores. Having fallen into disuse, the site, owned by international property development company St Martins, now has planning permission for 587 new homes. One hundred eighty of these homes will be designated as affordable housing and there will be some retail units at ground level on Chambers Street. Demolition of the former co...

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Situated just to the east of Tower Bridge on the south bank of the River Thames, Chambers Wharf was for many years one of the capital’s major cold stores. Having fallen into disuse, the site, owned by international property development company St Martins, now has planning permission for 587 new homes. One hundred eighty of these homes will be designated as affordable housing and there will be some retail units at ground level on Chambers Street. Demolition of the former cold stores has been completed and the new scheme is scheduled to finish in 2013.

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Mitigation of flood risk in the catchment.

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