Work has started at the Colliers Wood Tower.
The unsightly car park is no more. Now completely demolished, all the rubble has been removed and there is nothing left of the tower car park.
We’ll see what goes up in its place.
After months of nothingness work has restarted on the demolition of the eye-sore that is the Colliers Wood Tower car park. The round car park is now almost gone.
Work to demolish the ugly concrete spiralling carpark next to the Colliers Wood Tower began in May 2010 but didn’t last long. The site has seen very little progress during the last few months. However today, November 5th 2010 (bonfire night) a crane can seen on the works sight. Let’s hope this marks the resumption of the demolition process.
A sign can now been seen proclaiming that a new Bar & Restaurant called Pepi’s is to open on 7th May on the site of the former Prince of Wales at 336 Western Road. SW19 2QA [gmap street view].There’s little information about what to expect but some information can be found from the Premisies licencing appilacation which was approved by Merton Council on 26 March 2010
Bulldozers have started to demolish the car park of the Colliers Wood tower. This could be part of a massive redevelopment on the site of the Colliers Wood tower. The initial proposals for a major building project by Merton Council, in partnership with a housing association, were outlined in an exchange of letters revealed by an opposition councillor.
The Colliers Wood Tower was voted London’s ugliest building in a BBC poll in 2006.
The Colliers Wood tower is a 19-storey concrete office block which towers over neighbouring Victorian terraceswas voted London’s most hated building. It took 52% of 512 email votes sent to BBC London.
Colliers Wood is an area in south London, England, in the London Borough of Merton. Colliers Wood station is served by the London Underground’s Northern Line.
Colliers Wood takes its name from a wood that stood to the east of Colliers Wood Road, approximately where Warren, Marlborough and Birdhurst Roads are now.
Two modern retail developments The Tandem and Priory Retail Park provide an excellent out of town shopping experience. Retailers include Argos, WH Smith, TKMax, PC World, JD Sports, Kiss Me Hardy and Boots.
There are two Hotels in Colliers Wood. A Premier Travel Inn and a Holiday Inn which offers rooms at very competive rates considering the easy access to central London granted by the Northern line.