Abbey House (51 homes) was formerly used as a Royal Marines reserve barracks, gym and a shooting range. The previous building also included a World War I memorial which had to be removed, protected and then reinstated within a strict deadline onto the new building in readiness for Armistice Day.
At a glance
Completed in 2016, the new development provides much needed affordable housing to Southwark with 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. All apartments have direct access to their own private balconies or gardens.
- Architects: Child Graddon Lewis
- Contractors: Allenbuild
- Units: 51 (42 Shared Ownership, 9 social rent)
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About Abbey House, Southwark
The nearest London Underground Stations are Bermondsey and the mainline London Bridge Station. Regular bus routes run along Old Jamaica Road. The site will benefit in the long term from transport improvements in the pipeline, including Thameslink and the ‘Connect2 South Bermondsey’ project. The site has a Public Transport Accessibility Level of 4 out of 6.