Whitesmiths Arms, 37 Crosby Row, Bermondsey, London SE1 3YD


Freehold development with planning permission – acquired for clients

Former public house

Planning permission granted for conversion to a single family dwelling

SE1 Location


The existing property comprises a Public House with residential accommodation above. Planning permission has been approved for the change of use and conversion of the existing Public House into a luxury single four bedroom residential dwelling of 2,700sq.ft with a garden. A further application is pending to extend the property further to create a 5 bedroom dwelling of 3,210sq.ft.


The property is located in the much sought after location of Bermondsey SE1 with Borough Underground Station, London Bridge Overground and Underground and Elephant and Castle Underground all within walking distance. The Public House, located on Crosby Row is less than 300m from the Shard. There are many local landmarks within the immediate area which include Borough Market, Hays Galleria, Tower Bridge, Bermondsey Street, South Bank and Tate Modern.

Planning permission

Planning permission was granted by Southwark Council Planning Department on 27.06.2013 under planning reference 13/AP/1099 for the change of use from Public House (A4 use) to a four bedroom single family dwelling House (C3 use) involving the installation of new windows and doors on the side and rear elevations.

There is a further pending application under planning reference 13/AP/2532 to extend the proposed to a 5 bedroom single family dwelling house (C3 use) involving the addition of mansard roof, installation of new windows and doors on the side and rear elevations, and provision of a single storey rear extension to replace existing single storey rear outbuilding.

Additional information

Copies of the existing and proposed planning drawings, decision notice and Section 106 agreement are available upon request.



Please note the information provided by Highfield Investments London Limited, trading as Highfield Investments has been given in good faith, however all parties must undertake their own due diligence to satisfy themselves in regards to accuracy.