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Greenwich Millennium Village

New GMV Residential Architecture Development in south East London design by EPR Architects

23 Jun 2007

Millennium Village Greenwich

Address: On the Village Square, West Parkside, London, Greenwich SE10 0BD

Design: EPR Architects

Photos © Adrian Welch, June 2007

Greenwich Millennium Village buildings

Greenwich Millennium Village London

Housing on site

Design: Ralph Erskine with EPR Architects

London’s favourite village. Situated on the Greenwich Peninsula, alongside the Thames, with new parks, ecology centre and yacht club and with easy access to the O2, Canary Wharf and Central London.

Greenwich Millennium Village South London apartments

Greenwich Millennium Village (GMV) is unique in that it is home to a thriving and established community and has been described as one of the most exciting and innovative residential neighbourhoods in Europe.

Greenwich Millennium Village in London

Greenwich Millennium Village green landscape road

GMV is an innovative mixed-tenure modern housing estate on an urban village model located on the Greenwich Peninsula in Greenwich in south-east London, and part of the Millennium Communities Programme under English Partnerships (now renamed Homes and Communities Agency).

Greenwich Millennium Village London landscape

The village is designed by architects Ralph Erskine and partners with EPR Architects Ltd as executive architect as part of the regeneration of the whole brownfield site of East Greenwich Gas Works. GMV is south of the former Millennium Dome, now renamed the O2.

The village is on the southern banks of the Thames(that’s a river), about one mile upstream (west) from the Thames Barrier and adjacent to the purpose-built Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park, cycle paths and recreational areas. The village currently has the Millennium Primary School and a GP surgery.

Greenwich Millennium Village streetscape public realm

Next to the complex, at Peartree Wharf, is the Greenwich Yacht Club (for fancy boat folk), a modern building provided by English Partnerships. A very short distance South from the O2 Dome complex to the north and commercial developments to the south.

The Village is being developed by a consortium of Countryside Properties and Taylor Wimpey. The housing is of modern, environmentally friendly design, and the development aims to cut primary energy use by 80% using low-energy building techniques and renewable energy technologies.

Greenwich Millennium Village London housing

GMV is planned by the developers to continue to expand until about 2015, with its own integrated village shopping and community centres. As of 2010, 1,098 flats and houses as well as a village square with shops have been completed. Of the units completed about 20% are affordable housing which are owned by a housing association who rent to those in social need as well as to key workers under shared ownership “rent to buy” purchase schemes.
Source: wikipedia

Ralph Erskine


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Buildings close by to the GMV development:

O2 Arena Building
Design: HOK Sport
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Greenwich Building : Ravensbourne College

Greenwich Peninsula Housing
Date: 2008-
Design: Jestico + Whiles Architects
207 residential units

Terry Farrell & Partners masterplan

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Greenwich Peninsula Housing

Millennium Dome Greenwich

Greenwich hotel

North Greenwich Station

Spire London Docklands Tower
Design: HOK, Architects
Spire London Docklands skyscraper building
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Spire London Docklands Tower

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