Benefits

The Earls Court Project will bring huge community benefits that will transform the area

FACILITIES

  • A new 21st Century High Street with independent shops, cultural and community facilities
  • A new primary school with nursery and daycare facilities
  • A new integrated health hub offering a range of primary health care
  • High quality estate management and stewardship
  • Playgrounds and facilities for children of all ages

CULTURE & LEISURE

  • A London destination
  • A new community and cultural venue dedicated to the arts, community learning and entertainment
  • New sports and leisure facilities providing a range of sports for all

WALKING AND CYCLING

  • Existing streets will be improved by removing street clutter and furniture to make them safer, more sociable and better for pedestrians
  • Pedestrian crossings will be improved
  • Streets will be designed to support the Mayor of London’s cycling revolution with new cycle docking stations and plentiful parking by Tube stations
  • 5 new Barclays Cycle Hire stations
  • Tree-lined streets connecting public gardens and parks will be a pleasure to walk along
  • A new 2.5 km jogging and walking route

TRANSPORT & TRAFFIC

  • A new High Street designed for pedestrians, cyclists and cars which links North End Road to Warwick Road
  • A new, north-south thoroughfare called The Broadway designed for pedestrians, cyclists and cars which will link Cromwell Road to Lillie Road
  • Improvements to Earls Court, West Brompton and West Kensington stations
  • The junction and double-roundabout on the corner of North End Road and Lillie Road will be improved and made safer for pedestrians and cyclists
  • The pedestrian tunnel under Warwick Road into Earls Court Tube will be re-opened and a new entrance to the station will be built in Earls Court Village
  • New bus routes and new and upgraded bus stops
  • Electric car clubs and a series of charging points

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • A cutting-edge community energy network
  • High speed, fibre-optic broadband network connections to each property
  • An integrated waste management system designed to reduce waste and encourage recycling
  • State-of-the-art, energy-efficient buildings
  • Earls Court will be a very low-carbon development

HEALTHY & SUSTAINABLE LIVING

  • It will be easy to walk, cycle, shop locally, grow food, save energy and minimise waste
  • Food gardens that will inspire local people to grow their own produce
  • Local sources of renewable energy
  • Safe, secure and livable streets

 

JOBS, SKILLS AND ENTERPRISE

  • Between 1,500-2000 construction jobs a year during the construction period
  • Approximatelly 800 - 1,000 additional related jobs a year during the construction period
  • Offices and work spaces supporting around 10,000 new jobs
  • An enterprise centre offering affordable and flexible workspace and business support facilities
  • Training and support programmes for people who live in the area
  • Up to £1.2 billion new annual spend (including residents, workers, businesses and visitors) once the development has been completed

HOUSING

  • 7,500 much-needed new homes for West London
  • A range of homes to suit every age and income level
  • Houses designed to ‘Lifetime Homes’ standards
  • 10% of homes will be fully wheelchair accessible

27 ACRES OF GREEN SPACE

A range of elegant new public open spaces

A hierarchy of squares and gardens with play areas for children of all ages

The Lost River Park – a new 5-acre public park designed for walking, resting, play and art

Ecological and productive landscaping with a wide range of habitats

A new London garden square at Seagrave Road

Green roofs and “living walls”

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