Juniper Crescent and Gilbeys Yard: looking to the future

About the future of the Juniper Crescent and Gilbeys Yard estates; and how it relates to the wider Camden Goods Yard redevelopment.

The application proposes the demolition of the existing Morrisons supermarket and construction of a new supermarket and petrol station, offices, retail units and around 575 homes. The redevelopment will change the area quite significantly.

One Housing owns and manages most of the properties at Juniper Crescent and Gilbeys Yard, which are either side of the proposed Barratt/Morrisons development site. As a responsible landlord, we are thinking about the challenges that the redevelopment brings, how we address these and any opportunities it may offer. We are therefore starting to think about wider options for the future of the neighbourhood and want to talk to our residents to understand your aspirations for your homes and the local area.

Camden Council is producing a planning framework which presents a set of guidelines on how they would like the local area to evolve through any redevelopment. We've been talking to Barratt about their proposals and to Camden Council about the scope of the proposed planning framework.

As a result we are now carrying out an ‘options appraisal’ process for both Gilbeys Yard and Juniper Crescent. This means that we are gathering a lot of information about the area and the buildings and talking to those who live there about their experiences and wishes. We will then be using that information to produce some ‘options’ for the future of the estates – which could range from doing nothing at all, to the full redevelopment of the area.

 

 

Our initial objectives for the area include:

  • ensuring that residents benefit fully from any redevelopment

  • providing better homes for our residents supporting the local community

  • improving the streets and open spaces, and linking better with the surrounding area

  • looking at ways in which we can provide new homes to meet the need for more housing in the area.

 

If you have any questions please contact a member of the project team:

Ashley Dean Knighton: 020 7428 5581, aknighton@onehousing.co.uk

Jacklynn Stott: 020 8821 8533, jstott@onehousing.co.uk

Alison White: 020 8821 4340, alwhite@onehousing.co.uk

Alternatively you can email the project team on camdenregeneration@onehousing.co.uk

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