The Site

The site and its planning history

Originally marshland next to the River Thames, during the industrial revolution and into the 19th century Morden Wharf built up a rich industrial history including being the location where the world’s first submarine cables were made.

However, recent decades have seen Morden Wharf fall into disuse and disrepair, with the Royal Borough of Greenwich then earmarked it as suitable for residential-led regeneration in its Local Plan. It was also included in the 2012 Greenwich Peninsula West Supplementary Planning Document (2012).

To help deliver the Council’s vision for this site, the site’s previous developers U+I secured planning permission in June 2022 for a residential-led, mixed use development which sought to deliver:


Following U+I’s acquisition by Land Securities, Morden Wharf was acquired by Galliard Homes and City Development Limited in early 2024 who have been working with an expert team to review the plans to see what should be retained, and where the plans can be adjusted and improved.