The site is largely rectangular and is located on a corner plot of a wider Jewson’s delivery yard. Mixed use Residential Development Opportunity with planning consent for 47 residential units and 554 sqm of B2/B8 use class with trade counter. The site is predominately clear and used for storage, parking, loading and unloading.
On the site’s northern boundary is a residential block fronting South Street with associated gardens. To the east is the wider Jewson’s delivery yard.
The site is located in the London Borough of Havering on South Street c. 600 metres to the south of Romford Centre on South Street. Romford is located on the border of London and Essex, and around 19km to the east of Central London.
Romford centre provides a range of shopping centres including Liberty Shopping Centre, Mercury Shopping Centre, Romford Shopping Hall and The Brewery Shopping Centre which provides a range of shops, restaurants, cinemas, in addition to hosting regular events. 0.4 km to the south is Grenfell Park and the adjoining The Chase Nature Reserve, a 120 acre park consisting of numerous lakes and the River Rom, providing support for a plethora of wildlife and habitats. More locally the immediate surrounding is principally residential comprising low rise, semi-detached terraced housing, 3-4 storey residential blocks and some modern residential blocks rising up to 7-9 stories. The site is bordered to the south-east by low rise light industrial uses.
The site is located in the London Borough of Havering and is not within a conservation area. The site benefits from full planning permission (Ref: P0109.20) for;
Redevelopment of site to provide a mixed-use scheme of 4, 5, 6 with 7th storey set back, providing for ground floor flexible use commercial space (Use Classes B1/B8 (with trade counter)) plus 47 self-contained apartments above and associated car parking and landscaping.
The subject site measures 0.57 acres (0.23 ha) and is situated on the junction of South Street and Lyon Road.