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Original Single-Site Depot Plans

The effects of the originally proposed single-site tram depot on Peckham town centre would be devastating. Hundreds of jobs, dozens of businesses, scores of artists, several churches, and dozens of new homes would all have to be demolished, and there would be 10 or more years of blight.

Until now the only information which TfL has released publicly about the depot plans has been in response to Freedom of Information requests during the UDP public inquiry last year. Through this we discovered the huge extent of the plans to demolish everything between the railway lines and down Rye Lane to Bournemouth Road and along to Consort Road near the railway bridge. This was known as the single-site plan, which has now been superseded by the split-site plan. More...