Ground breaking ceremony held as work starts on Juniper House plus extra Draft Local Plan engagement event

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Juniper House News

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Internal fittings removal and demolition starts this month

Juniper House Ground Breaking Ceremony 020919

Work has started this week on the demolition of the former Council Offices at Juniper House in Hoe Street, Walthamstow.

The scheme will provide 91 new homes, 50 per cent of which will be affordable, with the first residents moving in during 2021.

The development will also provide a 53 place pre-school nursery, commercial units facing on to Hoe Street, cycle parking and routes as well as a Pocket Park at the junction of Hoe Street and First Avenue.

Hill will be building the development working with STACE Project Managers and Cost Managers.

On site for the event were Waltham Forest Council’s Cabinet Member for Economic Growth and Housing Development, Councillor Simon Miller, and Hill Director, Paul Jordan.

Juniper House scheme will bring benefits for community

Juniper House from south

The Juniper House development which is part of the Council’s commitment to providing as many affordable homes as possible for local people.

The scheme will also revitalise a key part of Walthamstow Town Centre by providing new commercial space on Hoe Street.

It will bring significant benefits for local residents including a new nursery, new affordable homes and a new pocket park at the corner of First Avenue and Hoe Street.  The scheme will feature environmentally friendly measures including , including air-source heat pumps and solar panels which will provide heating and hot water for the apartments and cooling to the nursery and commercial elements. It is a car free scheme, except for people with disabilities.

The approved application includes:

  • providing 91 new homes for local people, with 50 per cent of them as affordable, including three and four bedroom properties suitable for families
  • providing a 53-place pre-school nursery with its own play-area on a site close to Walthamstow Central Station making it easy for commuters to use
  • providing more green space, including a pocket park at the junction of First Avenue and Hoe Street
  • improving the appearance of the area around the gyratory traffic system
  • providing new commercial units facing Hoe Street which could provide space for local businesses and employment opportunities for residents
  • providing cycle parking
  • the Council keeping ownership of the land when the development is completed

The finished building will be a quality design landmark as well as providing new amenity space and a much needed nursery.

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New event to help shape the future of our borough

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There’s lots of development happening in this area and we want to know your views on how it should look in 2035.

Consultation on the Draft Local Plan is taking place until Monday 30 September with meetings across the borough plus an online consultation.

We've added a new engagement focus group workshop for Walthamstow residents which will be on Tuesday 17 September, 12.30pm - 2pm at The Garden Room, The Mill, 7-11 Coppermill Lane, Walthamstow, E17 7HA.

This is a TICKET ONLY event.

Book your free ticket now

We hope you’ll share your views with us, so we know what residents think about the proposals.

Read and comment on the Draft Plan

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