Waterfront Leisure Centre, Woolwich

Residents rally against “lack of consultation” on Woolwich Leisure Centre move

Residents and businesses have claimed they’ve been left out of the loop by council plans to relocate the Woolwich Leisure Centre. The comments came during a meeting of Greenwich Council’s cabinet, where members approved a proposal to continue the relocation of the centre to a new premises facing General Gordon Square. The move could see a council housing block, pub and other businesses along Vincent Road knocked down for the leisure centre and new housing. The proposals have drawn the ire of some residents of Troy Court, a council housing block for…

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CGI of new Plumstead Library

Greenwich: leisure centre with expanded facilities to open in February

The new Plumstead Centre now has an opening date, with the library, leisure centre and social hub all opening their doors in February after a £16m refurbishment. The Grade II listed building used to house the old Plumstead library, but has undergone a Greenwich Council-led 15-month refurbishment to create a new, modernised library as well as expanding to include a leisure centre, community rooms and a cafe. The newly-titled Plumstead Centre, which did see costs rise to £16.6m during the project, will now open its doors for the first time on Monday,…

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Demolition work on Hanley City Centre Regen area now completed

Regeneration project for old bus station to be marketed internationally at Mipim

Other sites being showcased at the Mipim conference included a disused theatre and a council warehouse Listed buildings, a canalside warehouse and the largest city centre development site in the Midlands will be showcased to international investors at a major property event. Council and business leaders will be once again looking to drum up private sector interest in a range of projects across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire at the Mipim conference in Cannes in March. These schemes include the City Centre Regeneration Area – the old East-West Precinct and bus station…

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