Charlton Riverside: 230 homes in 10-storey blocks planned for Eastmoor Street

Aitch scheme render
Aitch’s plans, looking south: Barrier Gardens is to the left, with the Beaumont Beds (Optivo Homes) site behind and Mirfield Street at the front

Developer Aitch Group has launched a consultation into plans for 230 new homes between Eastmoor Street and Westmoor Street on the Charlton Riverside.

With the coronavirus lockdown, it has launched a virtual exhibition of its plans, which would see 10-storey blocks built on a plot behind the current Beaumont Beds warehouse and to the west of Barrier Gardens.

It is the latest in a number of proposals for the riverside, all at varying stages in the planning process. None have yet been approved, never mind built, making imagining what these developments will be like somewhat tricky. While Aitch says 35 per cent of the homes would be “affordable”, this would be a mix of “affordable rent” and the much less affordable shared ownership. 30 car parking spaces are planned. More details can be found at www.eastmoorstreet.co.uk.

In January, the housing association Optivo Homes held a very short-notice consultation about a development on the Beaumont Beds site.

Elsewhere on the riverside, five major schemes are still in the works:


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