Morello Phase II, Croydon

The Morello project is a £350m regeneration scheme which has already delivered 300 new homes close to East Croydon station.

The Morello project is a £350m regeneration scheme which has already delivered 300 new homes close to East Croydon station.

In the second (current) phase, which commenced on 28.09.20, it will provide a further 456 residential units across three separate buildings.

The Morello Estate, which consists of two 25-storey towers, will be home to 338 residential apartments, whilst the adjacent Cherry Orchard Gardens, a nine-storey building, will provide 118 units for shared ownership and social rent.

In addition to the new homes, the development also includes 18,000 sq ft of retail and commercial floor space, new public realm and a new link bridge to East Croydon train station.

The Morello Estate will be funded by Mitsubishi Estate London and Menta, and Cherry Orchard Gardens will be owned and operated by Clarion Housing Association Limited, providing much needed accommodation for social rent and shared ownership occupation.


Contact the team

Office Number (08:00 – 18:00 Monday – Friday): 03335661517

Out of Hours Emergency Number: 07584102909


Site working 

Monday – Friday (08:00 – 20:00)

Saturday (08:00 – 17:00)

Where possible, residents will be notified in advance of activities outside of the above hours.


Schedule of Work – April to June 2023


Cherry Orchard Road 

At Cherry Orchard Gardens, the final scaffolding has been removed from the outside of the building. Hard and Soft landscaping works will be progressing in April and May. The final apartments and reception areas are being fitted out internally. The project is expected to be completed by late spring 2023.


Cherry Orchard Road

At Cherry Orchard Road, precast cladding and balconies have been completed. Internal works will progress over the next few months and will include kitchen fitout, Joinery, mechanical and electrical works.

The COR site is scheduled for completion late autumn 2023.


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Tower Crane Removal Dates

South Tower – 26th June to the 29th June

North Tower – 29th June to the 4th July

Middle Crane – 3rd August

Sustainability Performance

Sustainability is one of our key Buildsure pillars. We aim to ensure our construction activities do not harm the local environment. To drive sustainability on the project we set deliverables around 4No. key focus areas. These are Carbon, Resource Efficiency, Ethical Procurement and Social Value.

The project Social Return on Investment (SROI) is calculated using a Social Value Calculator. SROI is attributed to local employment, charity work, education talks and work experience programmes. Over the last quarter we have contributed to the project SROI from the following:

  • 3 No Student Work Placements
  • Local job creation

We remain on target for responsible sourcing of key construction materials. 90% of our supplies are obtained from companies with recognised responsible sourcing certification. By using certified companies, we are ensuring the extraction and manufacturer of our key building materials is not having adverse effects on the environment and local communities.
99% of construction waste removed from site has been diverted from landfill. We specify with our suppliers to reduce packaging waste where possible. Modern methods of construction such as pre-assembly offsite is also helping to ensure the site is resource efficient.

Site plant in operation is now using Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (HVO) as an alternative to fossil fuels.

% Key Building Materials Responsibly Sourced 90.00%
Social Return on Investment £4,984,401
% Local Employment 16%
% Construction Waste Diverted from Landfill 99%

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