Thank you for visiting Watkin Jones Group’s consultation website for their exciting residential-led, mixed use proposals for the re-development of 41-59 Battersea Park Road in Nine Elms.

The information available here includes details of the proposals, our consultation documents and further information on Watkin Jones Group and the wider project team.

February 2024 – An update on amendments to the planning application for 41-59 Battersea Park Road

As you may be aware, a planning application was submitted to Wandsworth Council in April 2022 for a mixed-use redevelopment of Bookers Wholesale & the former BMW showroom on Battersea Park Road.

The application’s reference number is 2022/1835 and you can find the proposal’s documentation on the Council’s Planning Portal by clicking here, and then searching for the reference number.

Following feedback from the Council’s statutory consultation, Watkin Jones Group have made amendments to the scheme, responding to queries and concerns about elements of the submitted plans. These revisions include:

  • A reduction in height and re-orientation of the elements of the development closest to Viridian Apartments, minimising risks of overlooking.
  • The retention of trees and greenery along Battersea Park Road and on the corner of Sleaford Street and Battersea Park Road, reducing the footprint of the development.
  • A higher percentage of Social Housing compared to intermediate housing.
  • A new community hub
  • Improvements to the proposed amenities for student accommodation

For more information on the proposals and the history of the site you can visit our website please visit the ‘The Site‘ and ‘Our Proposals‘ tabs of the this website.

The amendments to the planning application will be published on this website once the application is validated by Wandsworth Council. We will be touch again to notify you of this.

The Project Team

Watkin Jones Group

This site is not just important in helping to knit together the emerging new Nine Elms neighbourhood with the existing settled communities nearby, but it is also a flagship scheme for Watkin Jones Group. As a result, they have put together a ‘best in class’ project team to help guide the evolution of these planning proposals in the coming weeks and months.

Watkin Jones Group (WJG) is the UK’s leading developer and manager of residential for rent, with a focus on the build to rent and student accommodation sectors. Their current portfolio comprises more than twenty development projects, including fourteen successfully completed schemes and seven live sites totalling 1.1million sq ft of space.

For more information on Watkin Jones Group, you can visit their websites here and here.

Glenn Howells Architects

Established in 1990, Glenn Howells Architects have built an experienced and creative team of 140 based in London and Birmingham. They have also grown long-term creative relationships with our clients and collaborators which allow us to push boundaries to make transformational, remarkable designs. Underpinning their work is an approach rooted in the exploration of how places, buildings and things are made and how these can improve the lives of individuals and communities.

For more information on Glenn Howells Architects, you can visit their website here.

Atelier Ten

Atelier Ten are environmental design consultants and they help clients create high-performance, sustainable, award-winning buildings that give back to the wider environment and don’t waste energy or resources. On every project, Atelier Ten is spurred by the challenge of doing more, with less. Every day they explore what it means to make architecture part of the wider environmental system.

For more information on Atelier Ten, you can visit their website here.


Futurecity is a cultural placemaking agency that creates cultural strategies, brokers cultural partnerships and delivers major arts projects for clients across the public and private sectors. Founded by Mark Davy in 2007, Futurecity has produced over 125 cultural strategies, brokered over 20 cultural partnerships, and worked on over 100 artist commissions for clients across four

For more information on Futurecity, you can visit their website here.

Montagu Evans

Montagu Evans is an independent property consultancy, and their work encompasses planning and development, property management, specialist valuations and transactions. Together with clients and wider project teams, they play a key role in creating inspiring places to live, work, communicate and connect.

For more information on Montagu Evans, you can visit their website here.

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