Facade of Greenwich Creekside

Greenwich Creekside

334 Dwellings per hectare
371 units in 4 buildings (8-17 floors)

A set of exceptionally angular buildings composed of steel and glass, this scheme is actually in Deptford (SE8 3FB) rather than Greenwich proper.

It is located next to Deptford Creek (formerly heavily industrialised) and the Laban Dance Centre (on the site of the former borough tip), and is a striking example of how much this area has changed in the last few decades.

The development features a 24hr concierge service and several roof gardens.


 Living room at Greenwich Creekside

What the residents say

It's becoming crowded with the new building and it's losing its character. Development in infrastructure hasn't followed the growth in number of inhabitants. It's become a much less pleasant place to live in the past 5 years.

Safe, village-like feel (in Greenwich), whilst still being within the centre of London (for work, social life, etc.)

[Like:]A feeling of community (we have a facebook group which is very active, where residents discuss various goings on around the development etc). Very well located. For a one-bedroom flat we have a lot of space, as opposed to similar developments on the Greenwich side of the creek. There is an exciting feeling that there are also new things to do and see as the area is always developing and changing.

[Dislike:] Problems in the development are sometimes not sorted out quickly despite the high service charges we pay. Balconies are built from wooden slats, meaning noise and smells and travel easily from other flats.