Satellite images of the Greenwich Peninsula have finally been updated on Google Maps. Before/after pictures capture striking changes across the Greenwich Peninsula over a period of more than four years.
Architects behind New York's High Line, DS+R, have designed Phase One of the Greenwich Peninsula's 5 km running track. Five elevated 'islands', connected by a sleek floating walkway, will form a route above a new plaza at Upper Riverside.
Listed buildings across the Peninsula and East Greenwich, from a row of workers' cottages dating back to 1800 that represent the first homes on the Peninsula, to an architectural tunnel ventilation tower now enclosed within the dome of The O2.
AEG Group, owners of The O2, propose a 36-storey residential development for a site immediately south of The O2, creating 395 homes (20% affordable) with retail units fronting onto Peninsula Square - replacing previous planning permission for an 8-storey office block.
An Estate Service Centre is proposed for the Greenwich Peninsula, which is to include a parcel depot and waste management services that are supported by a fleet of electric vehicles to minimise noise and air pollution levels.
Greenwich Peninsula developer Knight Dragon has put forward proposals for four residential developments on the south of the Peninsula, creating 1,141 new homes on the Lower Riverside and Brickfields neighbourhoods.
Knight Dragon, developer of the Greenwich Peninsula, propose to build a 5 km running track around the perimeter of the development. The route would wrap largely around the Thames Path, crossing a network of parks and riverside spaces.
Knight Dragon's high-rise Upper Riverside development, designed by SOM Architects, will create 1,007 apartments, 20% of which are allocated affordable homes. Buildings 1 and 2 (21 and 23-stories, respectively), located closest to The O2, are due to complete in 2018, with the wider scheme completed in 2020.
Opened in mid-December 2015, the InterContinental Hotel - The O2 is the brand's second hotel in London. Designed by architects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands and operated by Arora Hotels, the 18-storey hotel and conference centre has 453 rooms, 5 restaurants and bars and Europe's largest pillar-free ballroom.
The 10 storey Fulmar building by Knight Dragon contains 60 private apartments, located midway between the park and the riverside of the of Greenwich Peninsula. Architecture by DSDHA and interiors by Jestico + Whiles. A further 79 units comprise affordable homes provided by L&Q. Completion expected in Autumn 2016.
The Lighterman by Knight Dragon features a 23 storey riverside tower with 102 private apartments, located on the Lower Riverside of Greenwich Peninsula. Architecture by CJCT and interiors by Conran + Partners. Fifty-four percent of the development will comprise of affordable homes (123 units) provided by Moat Homes. Completion expected Spring/Summer 2017.
Revised plans have been approved for Enderby Place, the northern part of Enderby Wharf, which will deliver an enlarged Cruise Liner Terminal and hundreds of additional homes in three new towers rising up to 29 floors. Public spaces centre around a raised park and the historic Enderby House.
The Line is a public art installation consisting of series of sculptures that are positioned along line of the Prime Meridian in East London. Greenwich Peninsula will play host to two new sculptures, positioned on the Thames Path around The O2 Arena.
A new park has been created on the Greenwich Peninsula by developer Knight Dragon. The garden lies south of North Greenwich Underground station and the Gateway Pavilions and features landscaped mounds and an amphitheatre resembling Giant's Causeway.
TfL are developing proposals for a new road tunnel linking the Greenwich Peninsula and Silvertown, to increase capacity of the existing Blackwall tunnels. The route of the Silvertown Tunnel would roughly follow the Emirates Air Line and could be operational by 2021 at earliest.
UK Power Networks is to build a red-brick electricity Substation facility off Millennium Way, located south of the historic gasworks site, which will support future growth of residential units and commerce on Greenwich Peninsula.
A Low Carbon Energy Centre, featuring a striking architectural flue, is to be constructed off Millennium Way on the Greenwich Peninsula. Heat will be distributed to each plot across the development via an efficient District Heating Network.
A new 3-star Ibis Styles 47-bedroom hotel is being developed on the Peninsula, on a small plot located between Tunnel Avenue and the A102, opposite the existing Holiday Inn Express hotel. Due to open in April 2016.
A Slice of Reality is an art installation located the banks of the River Thames, adjacent to The O2 Arena on the Greenwich Peninsula. Positioned on the Prime Meridian line, it consists of a sliced vertical section through an old ship.