Campaigners demand rethink of Panter Hudspith and Glenn Howells proposals as 1930s market wins grade II status
A run-down but pioneering 1930s market building in south London has been awarded grade II-listed status in a move likely to necessitate a major redraw of a 700-home town-centre regeneration scheme.
Government heritage adviser Historic England last week gave Woolwich Public Market crucial national recognition because of its Lamella roof structure – which it said was the earliest of its kind known to survive in the country, and which has a 29-metre span.
Demolishing the market, along with a selection of locally listed Victorian and Edwardian shops and an inter-war neo-Georgian employment exchange, was a key element of regeneration plans for Woolwich, drawn up by Panter Hudspith Architects and Glenn Howells Architects.
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