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Woolwich Creative District 25 June 2019

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is creating an exciting new multi-million pound restoration destination for the arts in Royal Arsenal.

Five historic military buildings dating back to the 1700"s will be restored and used for music, dance, theatre, exhibitions, bars and restaurants.... Read More

Redwood Estates Wins Gold at The British Property Awards 20 December 2018

Redwood Estates have won Gold in The British Property Lettings Awards for London SE18. "Their team performed outstandingly throughout the extensive judging period, which focused on customer service levels". Redwood Estates have now been shortlisted for a number of national awards which will be announced early next year. Read More

Street Feast Comes to Woolwich 07 February 2018

Street Food operator "Street Feast" has opened under the name "Public" in the currently disused covered Woolwich market, making use of the building until it is regenerated in a couple of years time. Public opened the food and drink operation at the old market on the first weekend of March 2018, following on the model of their other successful operations in Shoreditch (Dinerama), Lewisham (Model Market), Rotherhithe (Hawker House) and Canary Wharf (Giant Robot) and is open every Friday and Saturday from 5pm til late.... Read More

Plans for Wool Yard in Woolwich 29 August 2017

The founder of market and venue Pop Brixton is planning a replica of his enterprise set in shipping containers in Woolwich. Carl Turner Architects has lodged plans with Greenwich council to use 32 shipping containers on a vacant car park opposite Lidl supermarket in Woolwich, for a project called Wool Yard.... Read More

Berkeley Homes Development at Royal Arsenal 23 May 2017

Good progress is being made on the various apartment blocks which are being constructed by Berkeley Homes within the Royal Arsenal complex and adjoining riverside areas in a development called Waterfront, Royal Arsenal Riverside. Read More

Premier Inn Coming to Royal Arsenal 23 May 2017

Whitbread, the owners of the Premier Inn Hotel chain, are opening a 128 bed Premier Inn just 250 metres away from the forthcoming Woolwich Crossrail Station in the Royal Arsenal development. The hotel is currently under construction and is due for completion in Summer 2017. Read More

Congusto comes to Royal Arsenal 16 May 2017

Italian restaurant Congusto has opened in a Grade II listed former guards house dating back to 1815, situated next to the Woolwich Arsenal Pier within the Royal Arsenal Riverside development. Opened by brothers Rigels and Bledi and a welcome addition to the areas thriving bar and restaurant scene, it offers a delightful menu, served alongside fine imported Italian wines.... Read More

£31 Million Entertainment Hub Planned for Royal Arsenal 30 March 2017

A £31 million arts and entertainment centre has been given the go-aheadl by the council. Ambitious plans are afoot for the centre, to be based in Royal Arsenal and to include a 450 seat theatre, 600 seat outdoor amphitheatre, rehearsal studios and office space.... Read More

Tall Ships Regatta 2017 30 March 2017

Over the Easter weekend in 2017 (13 – 16 April), Greenwich will host the Rendez-vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017. Marking the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation, the event will see a fleet of around 40 large Class A and B Tall Ships set sail from Greenwich to Quebec, Canada, via Portugal, Bermuda and Boston.... Read More

Woolwich in Top 20 Places to Invest in London 06 February 2017

According to the Daily Telegraph, Woolwich features as number 10 in ‘The Top 20 Places to Invest in London". Mo Clarke of L&Q Housing Association is quoted saying ‘Activity in the Woolwich property market has significantly increased over the past few years with hundreds of new homes being built.... Read More

Royal Arsenal Heritage Quarter 06 February 2017

Berkeley Homes is working towards completing the Heritage Quarter at the Royal Arsenal Riverside development. Plans are afoot to create a cultural and dynamic area which will also house the Woolwich Crossrail station. Berkeley Homes will also be creating two new public squares within the Royal Arsenal development which will feature shops and cafes as well as event spaces.... Read More

Crossrail Services from Woolwich 02 February 2017

The Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) Woolwich station will open in December 2018, when services will terminate at Paddington in the west and Abbey Wood in the east. The route will fully open in December 2019, with trains running every five minutes at peak times, enabling passengers to travel through to Paddington, Heathrow or Reading in the west and Abbey Wood in the east.... Read More