Regeneration: 5 Spruce Hills Road, Walthamstow

The Scene venue



The site was previously unused land that formed part of the Waltham Forest College campus and is next to 5 Spruce Hills Road..

The original planning application was by Clarion Housing which sold the site to L and Q in 2020.

The developer is L & Q 

What is planned?

Planning application 183568 is for redevelopment of the site to provide a part two, part three storey building and lower ground level to comprise of 12 residential units (six one-bedroom and six two-bedroom) together with associated landscaping.

Fifty per cent of the new homes will be affordable, including affordable rent.

What happens when?

  • Date to follow: Planning application 183568 validated and statutory consultation took place
  • Tuesday 5 March 2019: Planning Committee approves the planning application
  • Tuesday 14 April 2020: L and Q buy site
  • Monday 3 August 2020: Hoardings erected, and preliminary work starts on site
  • Date to follow: main work starts on site
  • Date to follow: expected date of completion


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