Published: 25 June 2018
The Quarry is a truly impressive eco-development set to breathe new life into the disused Erith Quarry site which has lain neglected for the past 40 years, and will be transformed into a collection of new homes including 2 bedroom maisonettes, 3 and 4 bedroom terraced houses, 3 and 4 bedroom semi-detached houses and 3 and 4 bedroom detached houses.
With sustainability at its heart, this innovatively designed development will establish high quality, considered living, educational and community spaces which encourage nature and build on the ecology of the site.
It will also become a commuter’s paradise, located just 30 minutes by train from central London and easily accessible for the planned Crossrail line from Abbey Wood and Woolwich stations.
Challenging the Perceptions Primary School
The state-of-the-art primary school is The Quarry’s most important landmark, signifying the heart and main entrance to the development.
The footprint of the school will be a pure circular ring. Composed of two storeys, the building will sit comfortably in the landscape, elevated above terraced communal spaces.
It’s design is both bold and inspirational, providing a playful and aspirational environment aimed at motivating pupils to aspire to high standards. The school’s shape maximises natural daylight and ventilation, and provides flexibility of space that will allow a variety of teaching and learning styles. It also lends itself to a much more democratic building arrangement and provides space for a central, external courtyard.
For more information on this development, please visit The Quarry’s website at http://thequarryerith.co.uk/home/