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South Thamesmead hosts the original new town. Almost 50 years on, it's due an upgrade

We're transforming the area from Abbey Wood station to Southmere Lake with more than 1,500 new homes, shops, cafés, restaurants and vibrant outdoor spaces - all on the doorstep of the new Elizabeth line station. 

We’ll be putting the heart back into South Thamesmead with a new village square development and a revitalised Lakeside Centre - together forming a bustling hub for residents and visitors, offering shops, creative spaces and stalls.

And the neighbouring areas are also undergoing a transformation - we’re improving parks, creating brighter walkways and making nicer spaces between homes so residents can feel safer, mix and mingle and get to know each other.

 

A new village for South Thamesmead

New homes and shops at Southmere Village

Improvements in your area

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Plans for Wolvercote Road

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Southmere: investing in homes and public spaces

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Parkview: investing in homes and public spaces

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Abbey Wood station and Harrow Manorway

Plans for South Thamesmead

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New neighbourhood

Over 1,500 new homes

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Improving existing homes

Refurbishing tower blocks

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Shops and amenities

New high street along Harrow Manorway

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Supporting communities

Keeping the existing community together

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Public spaces

Investing in the spaces between homes

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New library

London Borough of Bexley library at Southmere Village