New housing and urban development project in Essex

New housing and urban development project in Essex - C.F. Møller. Photo: Ninety90 / C.F. Møller & Pollard Thomas Edwards

13.2.2017 | Laindon’s long wait is over: and C.F. Møller Architects and Pollard Thomas Edwards’ plans for Swan’s new High Street approved by Basildon Council

 

Swan are delighted to announce that their plans to deliver the long awaited retail-led regeneration of the Laindon Centre will become a reality, after Basildon Council’s Planning Committee voted to approve their planning application at a meeting 7th February.

 

It comes after the local community backed the plans with almost 300 local residents signing letters of support and over 300 local residents signing up to support the plans on www.laindonfutures.co.uk.

 

"This process has been inspirational and C.F. Møller have taken great delight in the extensive public consultation and our collaboration with PTE to realise Swans ambitious project.", says AssociatedPartner at C.F. Møller Architects, Rolf Nielsen.

 

A new heart

With an existing High Road in name alone, the new plans will provide a much needed visually and physically accessible heart for Laindon and beyond. The new High Street delivers shopping, a new head office for Swan, a new health centre and homes ranging from apartments to larger family houses.

 

Now that Swan have the green light from the Council to regenerate the Laindon Centre, enabling works will start on site later this year. Swan will also be progressing with detailed design work and anticipate main construction starting on site with the first phase in early 2018.

 

 

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