Colliers Wood tower development has started

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.

Bulldozers demolise the Colliers Wood tower car park

Bulldozers demolise the Colliers Wood tower car park

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

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.

Shopping and Accommodation

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.