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Regeneration of Erith estate confirmed by Bexley Council

PUBLISHED: 14:17 17 December 2012

A computer generated image of what the Larner Road redevelopment could look like

A computer generated image of what the Larner Road redevelopment could look like

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The regeneration of the rundown Larner Road estate in Erith has been rubber-stamped by Bexley Council.

Permission was granted at a planning meeting last week and will see a total of 343 homes built along with open green space.

The £100m, five year scheme is partly being funded by the Greater London Authority. It will include a mix of houses and low rise apartments for both sale or rent and the project is being run by developers Orbit South.

Orbit South managing director Vivien Knibbs said: “This milestone decision enables us to press on with our plans to create a thriving community. To say that Larner Road will be transformed is an understatement.

“Once complete, it will become a new neighbourhood of streets and gardens where local people want to live and a public green space for all of the community to enjoy.”

Work is expected to begin in March next year with the first homes scheduled to be ready in early 2015.

Residents have also been consulted on the plans.

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