Almero makes £27m central London resi land grab

Almero Holdings has acquired two sites in Camden and Bermondsey for resi-led development, for a combined £27m.

It has bought 140-146 Camden Street (pictured) bordering Regent’s Canal from Elebro for £15m. The site has planning consent for the demolition of existing buildings and construction of 52 homes and more than 20,000 sq ft of commercial space in an eight-storey building.

In Bermondsey, Almero picked up 18-19 Crimscott Street, SE1, which received consent last year for 55 apartments and 20,000 sq ft of office space in buildings of up to nine storeys. The former printworks site spans 0.35