Regeneration: Hylands Road, Walthamstow




As part of the Council’s ongoing commitment to regenerate parts of the Borough over the next 20 years, parts of the Hylands Road Estate have been identified as being in need of major improvements.

What is planned?

The proposal is to build around 120 new affordable homes on the site, all will be available to rent.

The proposals include:

  • The proposal is to build around 120 new affordable homes on the site, all will be available to rent.
  • The proposals include a mixture of one, two and three bedroom apartments.
  • 12 of the homes will be fully accessible
  • Landscaping including play space for pre-school age
  • Secure cycle storage within the building for all residents
  • Nine parking bays for use by people with blue badges
  • Solar panels will be fitted on the development

Who is doing the work?

Sixty Bricks will be managing the development of the scheme. 

The construction work will create around 140 jobs with the aim being to recruit local residents whenever possible.

Vehicle Movements

There is a Construction Logistics Plan (CLP) in place which controls vehicle movements to and from this development.  No construction vehicles should be parked on residential roads. The Council will take appropriate enforcement action if the CLP is not followed.

Read the Construction Logistics Plan (CLP) for more details.

What happens when?

  • Wednesday 21 August 2019: Public Engagement drop-in event
  • September 2019: Planning application, reference number 192987, submitted and statutory consultation took place. You can see the planning application ​here
  • Tuesday 3 December 2019: Planning Committee approves planning application
  • 6 April 2020: Site hoardings will be erected during this week
  • 11 May 2020: Work restarts on site after being halted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Contractors will follow the advice of Government and the Construction Leadership Council
  • Summer 2020: Demolition of the garages begins
  • Summer 2020: Demolition of existing flats due to begin
  • Thursday 20 August 2020: Planning application 202370 is validated and statutory consultation begins. Details of the application.
  • Summer 2022: Expected first residents to move in

Engagement Events

On the 21 August 2019 and the 4 February 2020 there were drop-in engagement events for residents about the building programme.

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Further details

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