Old Kent Road - Gasworks


Completed: January, 1970

Services: Mechanical, Electrical & Public Health, Sustainability & Building Physics, Digital Engineering

Sector: Residential

Client: Avanton

Value: £40m

This development will comprise of two residential towers of 30 and 40 storeys each and will provide nearly 700 new homes with a 60%/40% market/affordable split.

The existing site holds two decommissioned gas holders, and gas holder no. 12 has been demolished and will where the buildings are located. Gas holder no. 13 is a listed structure and will be retained, restored, and incorporated into a large public green space. 

The site is within The Old Kent Road Area Action Plan, a 282-hectare redevelopment area, which has been designated as an Opportunity Area in the London Plan.