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Egret West’s Canning Town overhaul scoops planning

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Studio Egret West has landed planning permission for its 336-unit Caxton Street regeneration scheme in Canning Town, east London

The project for developer Cathedral Group was unanimously approved by Newham Council’s planning committee last week (15 October).

The site’s Goswell Bakeries and Moss Electrical warehouse will be retained and transformed into new business space with mixed-tenure apartments above.

The former industrial buildings have been used by creative charity House of Fairy Tales for its community outreach programme since Cathedral purchased the site in two years ago.

Cathedral chief executive Richard Upton said: ‘Studio Egret West’s design has demonstrated that with the right mix of uses at ground and mezzanine level, we can actively encourage the sorts of small businesses and enterprises that will make this site a catalyst for real change.

‘The process has already been started by the House of Fairy Tales, which is currently operating out of one of the existing buildings in Caxton Street. It has been wonderful to watch them put down roots here, acting as a magnet for other individuals and organisations who want to be part of what’s going on.’

Construction is expected to start in September 2014 with the project planned to complete by 2016.

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