Solum, a partnership between Kier and Network Rail, is consulting on the redevelopment of Surbiton Station and the car park.

The aims of the redevelopment are:

  • Utilise a brownfield site to deliver high-quality, build-to-rent, and affordable homes for local people.
  • Provide a new 250-space multi-storey car park (MSCP) for station and town centre visitors, to replace the existing 446 space surface level car park.
  • Improve accessibility throughout the site so that getting around the station is more accessible for everyone.
  • Refurbish the Southern Ticket Hall and bring it back to life for the community to enjoy.
  • Deliver improved station forecourts on the north and south station entrances.

The lead architects are PRP, whilst the station architect is Landolt+Brown. Lichfields is the planning consultant, and Fatkin is the car park designer.

The new homes will be built on the brownfield land, contributing to meeting local needs in terms of quantum and the need for private rent. New homes in this location fit the adopted Local Plan principles and emerging Local Plan site allocation and will aid the town centre’s vitality.

The proposal seeks 243 new homes, including Build to Rent and affordable housing. The Build to Rent model is popular and encourages a sense of community with more communal facilities, appealing to a wide demographic.

Separation in the design creates more opportunities for dual-aspect dwellings and improves the quality of the internal spaces. The affordable and BTR homes are within the same overall block and share external amenity space, with a distinct residential zone distinct from the rail environment.



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