Regeneration: 800-806 Lea Bridge Road, Walthamstow

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What is planned?

  • Demolition of the existing three storey building
  • erection of a five storey building comprising 31 new homes (five studios, 12 x one bedroom, 11 x two bedrooms, three x three bedrooms)
  • three houses for affordable social rent (two x three bedroom, one x four bedrooms)
  • landscaping
  • refuse storage and
  • cycle storage.

Planning application

A planning application, reference number 174651, was validated on Monday 8 January 2018 and the statutory consultation took place.

The planning application was approved, subject to conditions, at the Planning Committee meeting on Tuesday 31 March 2020. Read the report to Planning Committee from page 185

Bigger trains planned for Lea Bridge

Greater Anglia is investing in new trains which are expected to start serving Lea Bridge Station during 2021.

The new trains Class 720 Aventra trains will be five carriages long and have around 540 seats which is around 318 more seats per train than the four carriage Class 317 trains currently running on this line.

Watch the new features unveiled on Greater Anglia's new Bombardier trains on YouTube.

Lea Bridge Regeneration Workshop

A workshop with Lea Bridge residents was held on Tuesday 3 March 2020 to discuss concerns raised by residents.

Notes from Lea Bridge Community Engagement workshop

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