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Scheme layout
Sandwiched between two rail viaducts, Cornmill Gardens & Loampit Vale
Completed scheme
Views of the completed scheme from Lewisham station
Art and Architecture
Vibrant interactive art installation from Phil Coy on the facade of the Glass Mill Leisure Centre
Sienna Alto
The 26 storey tower building
Phase 2 complete
Block F private apartments
Vian Street
Code level 6 mews houses currently being built
Masterplan concept
Organisational plan showing connections and spaces
Phase 1 complete
Block A and C with private and affordable acccomodation
Our contemporary development kick starts the revitalisation of Lewisham town centre. The extensive scheme has a complementary mix of uses transforming the previously run-down route into the town centre and creating an environmentally sustainable and vibrant place.

The Renaissance scheme rejuvenates the borough’s Loampit Vale,  providing 800 new homes, a contemporary leisure centre, commercial space and creative enterprise units.

The development is being built in phases over five years and consists of eight main buildings, each with their own architectural distinctiveness, but forming a coherent ensemble.

Phases one and two are already complete and include the striking tower ‘Sienna Alto’ standing 26 storeys high providing one and two bedroom apartments and duplex glazed apartments on the top floors.

The Glass Mill Leisure Centre sits below and incorporates a unique colourful facade from artist, Phil Coy, who has developed illuminated glass that reacts and the changing acoustics around it. Inside the centre lies an eight lane 25 metre swimming pool, climbing wall and spa available for residents and the community. 

The commercial spaces built at ground level along Loampit Vale seek to encourage creative industries into the area and help to encourage a cultural quarter to grow.  

Attention has been paid to maximising the number of green outdoor spaces by using landscaped roof terraces with panoramic views across the London skyline as well as resident garden areas.

Construction has started on phase three which will consist 5 maisonettes,11 town houses that achieve Code for Sustainable Homes level 6, and 181 apartments.

An onsite energy centre generating both electricity and heat, as well as a biomass boiler and gas boilers services the entire development and reduce carbon emission by over 44%, making Renaissance one of the greenest developments of this size in the UK.

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Urban regeneration in heart of Lewisham
Loampit Vale, Lewisham, London, SE13 7SN


Barratt Group


2013 LABC Consult, Building Excellence Awards, Best Large Housing Development, Highly Commended. 


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Site history

Formerly Lewisham Council housing, built in the 1960’s

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