Category Archives: Planning – Archive

53 Old Deer Park Gardens

Land adjacent to 53 Old Deer Park Gardens (Richmond Council ref 17/4263/FUL)

Update 19/01/2018

This application has been withdrawn by the applicant.

Update 04/01/2018

We have commented on the proposed construction of a 4 bedroom house with 2 car parking spaces and refuse, recycling and cycle storage and replacement of part of the boundary wall with gates and railings to provide new pedestrian and vehicular access and selective tree clearance with replacement hard and soft landscaping.

We made a general observation to ask for conditions for an effective scheme of tree screening around the proposed development and that the style and character of predominantly family houses in the road be maintained in the future with consent clearly restricted to a single residential unit whose use cannot be increased for example by subdivision.

269-271 Sandycombe Road

269-271 Sandycombe Road (Richmond Council ref. 17/2671/ES191 and 18/0049/FUL) Update 25/03/2018 A new application (18/0049/FUL) has been approved for change of use to a guesthouse. Update 08/10/2017 This application has been refused on the basis that it was not lawful. Update 17/08/2017 We have commented on this application to establish the use of the propertyContinue Reading

Telephone Boxes

Telephone Boxes Update 02/02/2018 New telephone box outside Lloyds Pharmacy We are glad to see that the appeal against the refusal of permission for a telephone box here has been dismissed on grounds of the harm to the character and appearance of the street scene and the setting of the adjacent Building of Townscape MeritContinue Reading

Bell and Crown pub and restaurant

Bell and Crown pub and restaurant at Strand on the Green (Hounslow Council ref P/2017/1790) Update 03/09/2017 We have been keeping in touch with the Strand on the Green Association (SoGA) on this application. They and the immediate neighbour adjoining the Bell and Crown had a meeting with the pub who agreed that the firstContinue Reading

Conservation Areas

Designation of new conservation area in Kew Update 26/04/2017 In 2015, the Council undertook a consultation with residents and businesses whose properties would be affected by the proposed new Conservation Areas in Kew and Whitton. The Council has now designated the following areas in Kew: Conservation Area  15 (extension): Sandycombe Road (269-363 odd; 270-290 even).Continue Reading

63 Kew Green

63 Kew Green ref 16/1903/FUL Update 2/12/2016 We commented on this application for a change of use from office accommodation on the ground floor to a 2 bedroom flat to ask whether the Kew Green elevation could be restored to its original Georgian fenestration design and whether reinforced glass without railings could be considered forContinue Reading

1-4 Capital Interchange Way: Brentford bus depot and enabling developments

1-4 Capital Interchange Way, bus depot and enabling developments (Hounslow Council ref P/2016/5244) Update 04/01/2018 This application has been refused on 4 grounds: the impact on designated historic assets the harm to residential properties nearby the absence of a legal agreement relating to the  transfer of the bus depot to public infrastructure the absence ofContinue Reading

273a Sandycombe Road

273a Sandycombe Road (ref 16/3213/GPD15 and 17/2532/GPD15) Update 30/8/2017 The prior approval for change of use has been granted with conditions attached. Update 20/07/2017 An application for prior approval of change of use from office to 5 residential units has been made. We have commented to say that with have no objection to the changeContinue Reading

63 Sandycombe Road (Smith Bros)

63 Sandycombe Road (Richmond Council ref 16/2307/FUL and 16/4845/PS192 and 17/0870/FUL) Update 02/02/2018 The appeal against Richmond Council’s refusal of this application has been dismissed. The Inspector gave as reasons the loss of employment, the need for affordable housing contributions, the harm to the character and appearance of the area, insufficient private external space forContinue Reading

NEWS

Richmond in Bloom: Best Village in Bloom Update 22/06/2018 We have today submitted our entry f [more]
The wildlife conservation and protection film, Richmond Park – National Nature Reserve, presented [more]

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