Silvertown Quays development submitted for planning while Royal Docks scheme is given the green light

Silvertown Quays

A former flour mill will be restored as part of the plans for Silvertown Quays

Plans to transform the Silvertown Quays area of east London have been submitted by a team of developers which includes Chelsfield.

Fletcher Priest has masterplanned the scheme with other practices working on it including AHMM, Allies and Morrison, Stanton Williams, Eric Parry and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios.

The Silvertown Partnership consortium behind the £3.5bn overhaul comprises Chelsfield, First Base and Macquarie Capital.

Plans include building a bridge to connect the site with the Crossrail station at Custom House, restoring the former Millennium Mills flour mill and providing cafes, restaurants, commercial and community buildings.

Meanwhile, plans by Farrells for Chinese developer ABP and UK development manager Stanhope to transform the Royal Albert Dock into the capital’s next business district have been given planning by Newham council.

The proposals will cover 437,000sq m of office space and include eight new public squares and a dockside promenade

ABP said it has received more than 60 expressions of interest from Chinese companies committing to office space on the site which covers 14ha.

Hilson Moran is MEP and energy consultant, while AKT II is structural engineer.

Terry Farrell said: “The masterplan creates a state-of-the-art business district for financial, high-tech and knowledge driven industries.”

Royal Docks

Farrells is behind the masterplan for the Royal Docks