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More than 900 homes planned for Plumstead and West Thamesmead

PUBLISHED: 11:25 20 June 2016 | UPDATED: 11:25 20 June 2016

The plans cover Arsenal Football Club's original home

The plans cover Arsenal Football Club's original home

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The new properties will cover three sites

Plans for more than 900 new homes in Plumstead and West Thamesmead Housing Zone have been announced by Peabody.

Covering three areas, including the original home of Arsenal Football Club, the Manor Ground, the plans also feature a mix of commercial uses, new workspaces, improvements to existing public spaces and the creation of new ones, including a new public square.

Residents can have their say on the proposals at public meetings at Broadwater Village Hall on June 25 and July 5, and at McDonald’s, 3 Pettman Crescent, on June 28.

Peabody’s chief executive, Stephen Howlett, said: “We are excited about the potential in Plumstead and our proposals which would deliver top quality new homes, improved public spaces and more amenities for local people.

“Much like South Thamesmead and Abbey Wood station, the arrival of Crossrail at Woolwich Arsenal station from 2018, means we will also have the opportunity to attract new businesses, create new jobs and help drive the local economy.

“Peabody is one of London’s oldest and largest housing associations and community regeneration charities. We are experienced, financially strong, and in a great position to work closely with all local people to bring positive change in Plumstead, Abbey Wood and Thamesmead.”

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