The Waterfront, Royal Arsenal Riverside

The new Waterfront buildings would deliver:

  • 383 x 1 bedroom apartments (for 2 people)
  • 303 x 2 bedroom apartments (for 4 people)
  • 78 x 3 bedroom apartments (for 6 people)
  • Total of 764 apartments
  • 3 commercial units (Total of 602m2 of commercial space)
  • 240 car parking spaces
  • 1184 cycle parking spaces
  • 218 refuse containers

2013 Consent

View from Beresford Street




• Open up the site to better views

• Tying the Waterfront Park into the landscape of the site

• Increasing the public realm along the waterfront, the park, and Woolwich High Street

2016 APPLICATIONView from Beresford Street

View from Beresford Street

• Orientating the buildings towards the river views

• Significantly increasing the number of apartments with direct river views

• Reducing the number of single aspect apartments

View from Beresford Street
View from Beresford Street

• Increasing the amount of green space on the site

• Taller buildings to allow for a smaller overall building footprint

• Increasing the average distance between buildings and splitting them into distinct blocks reveals more sky from the street and improves the quality of the space between the buildings, improving views to and from the site

View from Beresford Street
View from Beresford Street

• Significantly increasing the sun exposure on the site throughout the year

• Improving daylight and sunlight to individual apartments, the public realm and the residential gardens

View from Beresford Street
View from Beresford Street

View looking west along the River Thames:

• Buildings orientated to face views to the north-west

• Clear separation between buildings allows views through

• Parkland continues between the buildings

View from Beresford Street
View from Beresford Street

View looking east along Woolwich High Street:

• South east building acts as gateway into Woolwich

View from Beresford Street
View from Beresford Street

View looking north along Beresford Street:

• Clear separation between buildings allows views through

• Sense of arrival created by the south building’s orientation towards Beresford Street

View from Beresford Street
View from Beresford Street

View looking east along the River Thames:

• North west building celebrates entry into Woolwich

View from Beresford Street