Cash Secured For Village Regeneration.

Date Published 27 October 2011

Funding has been secured for the third phase of regeneration in Southmere Village, Thamesmead.

The Homes and Communities Agency has agreed to give Gallions Housing Association the money it needs to build around 290 homes, shops & a library by 2015.

Chief Executive of Gallions Tony Cotter said : ` This is a major step forward and will allow us to push ahead with plans to change the Thamesmead landscape by creating much - needed quality, affordable housing in the area.

Mr Cotter said Gallions will work with architects PRP & builders Kier to ` sketch out how phase 3 will look ` & obtain planning permission.

Affected businesses & residents will be written to, Gallions said, about what they can expect & when they will be involved.

The housing associationsaid it will run consultation & information sessions at the 1 Stop Shop @ Tavy Bridge in the coming months.