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Telephone Boxes

Telephone Boxes

Telephone Box outside Lloyds Pharmacy in Kew Village (ref 17/1948/TEL)

Update 12/06/2017

We have objected to an application for a new telephone box on the pavement outside Lloyd’s Pharmacy in Kew Village. A similar application outside Tescos on the other side of Station Parade (ref 17/1349/TEL) has just been refused by Richmond Council. The new telephone box on the main pedestrian route from Kew Gardens station to the Royal Botanic Gardens would add unnecessary clutter and do nothing to enhance the character and appearance of this conservation area. Nor is it clear to us that there is demand for telephone boxes in the age of the ubiquitous mobile phone,

 

Bell and Crown pub and restaurant

Bell and Crown pub and restaurant at Strand on the Green (Hounslow Council ref P/2017/1790) Update 12/06/2017 We discussed this application, to extend the first and second floors of this pub on the river Thames, with the Strand on the Green Association. The application was submitted despite the pre-application advice given by Hounslow Council’s conservationContinue Reading

Kew Gardens Underground Station Ticket Office Closure

Kew Gardens Underground Station Ticket Office Closure Consultation Update 21/06/2017 The closure of Kew Gardens ticket office, as well as Gunnersbury ticket office, has now been confirmed for 5th July 2017. Two new ticket machines have been installed at Kew Gardens Station and Transport for London advise that the new machines can be used to:Continue Reading

1-9 Sandycombe Road

1-9 Sandycombe Road Redevelopment proposals (ref APP/L5810/W/16/3158532, 16/4890/FUL and 16/4889/OUT) Update 23/06/2017 The appeal made by the developers against Richmond Council’s refusal of their application has been granted. You can see the Planning Inspector’s letter here: APPEAL DECISION 3158532 1-9 Sandycombe Road (1) Update 28/4/2017 The Appeal public inquiry has now concluded and we await the decisionContinue Reading

Local interests

Local Interests & Activities A comprehensive list of events and information about local organisations and businesses can be found on the KewTW9 web site. However, we sometimes receive requests to promote events of interest from other organisations. So please find a few here that you may like to follow up. Public Meeting: The future of local healthContinue Reading

110 North Road, Kew

110 North Road Update 10/05/2017 A new application (Richmond Council reference 17/1452/FUL) has been submitted for a cafe/piano bar on the ground floor of this property. Whilst there are attractions to having new facilities like this in Kew, the location of the property next door to residences and the long opening hours proposed are weContinue Reading

Emerald Gardens and North Road Surgery move

Emerald Gardens (Old Inland Revenue Site, Ruskin Avenue Richmond Council ref 14/1488/FUL) Update 23/06/2017 Now that the purdah period around the General Election is finished we are back in touch with the Clinical Commissioning Group to press for action on resolving outstanding issues for the move of the North Road Surgery to Emerald Gardens. WeContinue Reading

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Telephone Boxes Telephone Box outside Lloyds Pharmacy in Kew Village (ref 17/1948/TEL) Update [more]
Bell and Crown pub and restaurant at Strand on the Green (Hounslow Council ref P/2017/1790) Upda [more]

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