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New Romford bus station on the cards as developers eye £5m Brewery makeover

PUBLISHED: 18:00 12 September 2014

Brewery Shopping Centre exhibition.

Brewery Shopping Centre exhibition.

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A multi-million pound project to redevelop The Brewery shopping centre could be given the green light.

Owner TIAA Henderson Real Estate has submitted a planning application to Havering Council for the work, which includes demolishing the existing bus station and replacing it with a drive-through McDonald’s.

A state-of-the-art depot will be built on the west-hand side of the Brewery allowing direct access to Waterloo Road. It will include shelters and timetables at every stop.

A retail unit will also form part of the £5million redevelopment, which aims to “make the Brewery more open and welcoming to its clients.”

Katherine Friend, of TIAA Henderson Real Estate, said the plans form part of a larger project – with work already under way on a new build set to accommodate retailers Patisserie Valerie and a new Carphone Warehouse, as the current store will be demolished with the bus station.

A refurbishment of shop fronts and replacement signage is also planned for 2015, subject to planning permission.

Mrs Henderson added: “The refurbishment planned will improve the aesthetics and it is hoped that it will generate increased footfall and trade at The Brewery.”

Pre-application discussions have been held with the Havering Council and Transport for London (TfL) and the layout and design of the new station has been the subject of “extensive consultation” with TfL.

A temporary bus station would need to be erected on the site while the work is completed. Havering Council says it cannot comment on the application until a decision has been made on October 16.

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