6/7 buildings that should be retained being dispensed with here. The mass gentrification of Woolwich continues unabated.
Agreed. Just another pile of London mid and high rise vernacular excrement. I just know that these buildings will be regretted in the same way 80’s Dockland’s vernacular is now. Like them, the big problem will be that as privately owned, dreary and dated, excrement they will be impossible to get rid of.Well is the epitome of the word 'generic'. I wish they wouldn't knock Victorian buildings down.
Continued: https://www.architectsjournal.co.uk...30527.article?blocktitle=news&contentID=19086Heritage group fights Panter Hudspith’s plans to demolish Woolwich market
Heritage campaigners have objected to a 700-home Panter Hudspith-led scheme that would involve demolition of an innovative 1930s market structure in south-east London
The Twentieth Century Society wants to protect the marketplace near Woolwich Arsenal train station, and believes its roof may be the UK’s earliest surviving example of a ‘lamella system’.
It would be demolished under plans drawn up by Panter Hudspith and Glenn Howells Architects for Spray Street Quarter.