Regeneration: Sansom Road, Leytonstone

Sansom Road



The site replaces the existing ball park and car park.

What is planned?

The proposal is to provide:

  • new residential block which will be 5 and 6 stories and consist of a mix of 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments, all for social rent.
  • refuse and recycling facilities
  • cycle storage
  • three parking bays for people with disabilities
  • private external amenity spaces 
  • a buffer between the roads
  • a safe pedestrian footpath through the scheme.

See the display boards from the recent engagement events:

These may changes as further discussions and engagement takes place.

Who will do the development?

Sixty Bricks, the Council owned development company will be managing the building of this scheme.

Working hours

The Contractor is permitted to work 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 1pm Saturday. The Contractor will work on Saturdays as necessary, starting from February 2021.

What happens when?

  • Thursday 12 and Friday 13 November 2020: Some parking spaces suspended while tower crane arrives at site and is erected
  • Tuesday 11 July 2017: Waltham Forest Council’s Cabinet approved the principle of developing this site
  • January 2019: Greater London Authority approves grant funding of £100,000 per new home
  • Thursday 6 June 2019: Planning application submitted, and statutory consultation takes place
  • Monday 12 August 2019: Notice served to stop using car park
  • Tuesday 12 November 2019: Planning approval granted
  • March 2020: Start on site
  • Tuesday 2 June 2020: Work restarts on site following closure due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • Monday 17 August 2020: Piling rig delivered to start work on foundations. Some parking bays suspended.
  • Autumn 2021: Expected completion of scheme

Keeping you informed

Sign up for email newsletters about Sansom Road

Keeping you informed

Consultations have been held on:

A special drop-in engagement event to meet the contractor doing the work was held on Wednesday 22 January 2020 at the Epicentre, 41 West Street, Leytonstone, E11 4LJ

A drop in information event for residents who live in the TMO homes was held on Tuesday 8 October 2019 at TMO Offices, 43 Sansom Road, Leytonstone, E11 3HD. This meeting was ONLY for TMO residents.

A drop in information event for residents was held on Monday 30 September, at Epicentre, 41 West Street, Leytonstone, E11 4LJ.

Read the information for TMO residents

  • Tuesday 29 August 2017: Section 105 Consultation Decision report published following consultation with tenants and leaseholders
  • Tuesday 12 September 2017: Consultation with residents
  • Thursday 14 December 2017: Consultation with residents
  • Tuesday 3 July 2018: Consultation with residents

Further details

Senior Project Manager, Nerissa George

Construction Site Manager Dwight Ritchie

Comms and Engagement Officer, Genstacia Bull