At a glance
Thamesmead and Abbey Wood is one of the largest regeneration opportunity areas in London, due to its strategic location and connectivity, it is perfectly positioned for significant employment growth.
The Mayor of London and TfL (Transport for London) plan to extend the DLR to Thamesmead and beyond. With transport improvements including the DLR extension and upgrades to the bus network, which will contribute to the area realising its potential to provide over 15,000 new homes and 8,000 new jobs.
Abbeywood has exceptional transportation links directly into Canary Wharf in the City of London via the new Elizabeth Line which traverses across London from the Estuary in the east to Heathrow in the west.
Thamesmead & Abbey Wood was designated an Opportunity Area Planning Framework area (OAPF) in 2008 by the Mayor of London. Find out more