Eastern Yards on Bankside Development, Native Land London SE1 Apartments, Amcorp Properties, Building

Eastern Yards on Bankside, London

26 Feb 2020

Eastern Yards, Bankside

Design: Make and PLP Architecture

Location: Bankside, London SE1, England, UK

Eastern Yards Bankside London

Native Land this week received planning approval for new proposals for its Eastern Yards site, part of the £1 billion Bankside Yards mixed-use development, in Bankside, London SE1.

The entire Bankside Yards project received planning consent in 2014 for homes, offices, restaurants, cultural uses and open space in a 5.5-acre riverside estate in central London, set around 14 historic railway arches.

Native Land and its consortium partners Temasek, HPL and Amcorp Properties recently made a planning application with new proposals for the second phase of the Bankside Yards development, known as Eastern Yards, on the former site of Sampson House. The planning application was approved by Southwark Council on Monday 24th February 2020.

Eastern Yards Bankside London

The approved application will bring 341 new homes, representing an increase of 109 homes on the original planning consent, and will include onsite affordable housing in addition to a financial contribution towards new homes in the borough. The new consent also includes an international standard 5-star hotel, together with office space for SMEs, additional retail and 30% more open space.

Eastern Yards is comprised of 550,000 sq.ft of the 1.4m sq.ft Bankside Yards site, and five buildings. Masterplanners PLP Architecture have designed four buildings including homes, an office, and a hotel with a high-level restaurant, with a further residential building designed by Make Architects.

Bankside Yards will open up a previously inaccessible part of central London, connecting Bankside and the South Bank for the first time in more than 100 years, to create a place where creativity, community and commerce come together. The centrepiece will be 14 stunning railway arches, restored to provide independent shops, restaurants, bars, cafes and amenities, including new cultural spaces to complement the area’s world-class cultural offer.

Eastern Yards Bankside London

Alasdair Nicholls, Chief Executive of Native Land, said:
“This new planning consent will create a true mixed-use development which brings London together, with new east-west pedestrian routes, multiple transport links, a new village high street in the arches and new town square for Bankside, overlooking the river. We’ve conceived Bankside Yards as a central London place where visitors, office workers, residents and neighbours come together.”

Construction of the first phase at Bankside Yards, known as Western Yards, started in 2019. This includes Arbor, a 230,000-ft next-generation office building, a 240-home apartment building and 49,500 of independent retail, restaurant, cultural and amenity space in the restored railway arches.

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Images: Native Land

Architects: Make and PLP Architecture

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Location: Bankside, London SE1, England, UK

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