Areli Real Estate are proposing the comprehensive regeneration of The Walnuts Shopping Centre into a new £500m vibrant shopping and residential community, with enhanced open space and public realm improvements providing a major boost to the Orpington economy.
Following a series of public engagement workshops held with the local community since March 2020, public webinars in November 2020 and a static exhibition in the Walnuts Shopping Centre in December 2020, we are excited to present the latest proposals for this exciting project. We would very much like to hear your views and ideas on our proposals – please share your comments on the form below.

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* Please confirm your contact details:

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* Have you taken part in any of our previous consultation events? 

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* How important are the following aspects of our proposals to you?

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New landscaping
High-quality public realm improvements
Increased footfall for high street shops
Invigorated Town Centre Square
Supporting new and existing local and independent shops, restaurants and bars
Extending the trading hours of the town centre
Providing new homes for first to last time buyers
A new, state-of-the-art leisure centre
Creating a strong town centre residential community
Protecting the Greenbelt

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* Over 40% of people who attended in June raised concerns about the tallest building

We did: Reduced the height of the tallest building by 6 storeys

Do you support?

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* Over 70% of people who attended in June said the new leisure centre is important

We did: Proposed a new state-of-the-art, energy efficient leisure centre

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* Over 75% of people who attended in June said Orpington needs new investment

We did: 
• £500 million inward investment
• £12m and £13m per year spent in town centre by new residents
• 535 new jobs and 2,800 construction jobs

Do you support? 

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* Do you support our plans to transform The Walnuts Shopping Centre into a vibrant and thriving shopping and residential community?

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* We welcome any other comments or suggestions you would like to make about the plans. Please write these here. 

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