Studio Egret West with Carl Turner Architects, Civic Engineers and Greengage have been commissioned by Lewisham Council to lead a major initiative to re-shape Catford town centre.
A significant aspiration of the project will be to transform the south circular as well as the interchange of Catford and Catford Bridge stations to release higher quality public realm and a more welcoming town centre environment.
Redevelopment proposals for numerous sites including Laurence House, the Old Town Hall, the Catford Shopping Centre and Milford Towers, will be explored to provide new town centre leisure, culture, retail and community uses as well as workspace and homes.
Studio Egret West founding director, David West said: “The opportunity area spans 11 hectares, and with its multitude of infrastructural, ecological and cultural layers, represents a significant challenge and an exceptional opportunity to revive a special place”.
“Together with Team Catford, Carl Turner Architects and our consultant team, we will work with the community to produce an outcome that is representative of what Catford deserves and celebrates its unique character.’’
Carl Turner adds: “This will be a placemaking story that is written as it goes along, building on the talents and aspirations of local people”.