SOM bags planning for 800 Docklands homes

SOM's West End Car Park scheme in Newham, seen from the east

Councillors approve new residential development on east London car-park site

SOM has won planning permission for a 796-home development in east London that features a 23-storey tower as its highest element.

Members of Newham council’s strategic development committee resolved to approve the scheme, drawn up for developers Mount Anvil and the London International Exhibition Centre, at their most recent meeting.

The committee had deferred deciding on the development, earmarked for an 1.03 hectare site adjacent to the the ExCel centre, at a meeting in February.

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