Muse Developments wins planning permission for major regen project which will provide new office and 194 homes

Lambeth town hall

Muse Developments has won planning permission from Lambeth council for its Your New Town Hall project in the Brixton area of Lambeth, London.

The project will provide a new office and customer service centre for the council, 194 homes and regenerating the town hall.

The approved redevelopment proposal covers the Town Hall Parade, Hambrook House and Olive Morris House along with the refurbishment of Ivor House and the Town Hall.

Around 40% of the new homes provided will be affordable.

The project is expected to create 600 jobs in construction, including 35 apprenticeships and work experience placements. Work is expected to start this year.

Thomasin Renshaw, development director at Muse Developments, said: “These plans will deliver a modern, energy-efficient civic office for Lambeth, and regenerate the current town hall and surrounding properties for new civic and community spaces.

“As well as saving the Council at least £4.5m in running costs by consolidating scattered services into of the heart of Brixton, the project will also deliver 194 new homes, of which 40% will be affordable.

“We are looking forward to making a start on site in the coming months.”