Category Archives: Planning – Archive

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

102 North Road

New cafe/deli in the Village Update 10/06/2015 This application has been approved with some conditions, including opening hours to be restricted to no more than 07.30-20.00 on Monday-Friday and 08.30-18.00 on Saturdays and Sundays. Update 10/05/2016 We have supported this application (Council reference 16/0710/FUL) to convert the ground floor of this property back to A3Continue Reading

338 Kew Road

Proposed Change of use to a Montessori School (Richmond Council ref 15/5056/FUL) Update 25/11/2016 The applicant has now withdrawn this application. Update 31/05/2016 This application was due to be discussed at Planning Committee on 25th May but was withdrawn from the agenda on the day, at the applicant’s request, to consider the conditions recommended byContinue Reading

The Avenue Club

Expanding facilities Update 11/03/2016 We are pleased to see this application has been approved. Update 06/02/2016 We have now written to support this application which will provide expanded facilities for the Avenue Club and other community groups. Update 13/01/2016 Kew Community Trust have helpfully notified us that they are submitting a planning  application to buildContinue 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 28/07/2017 Richmond Council’s Planning Committee on 19 July considered the two applications made after the one, for a larger scheme, approved on appeal. The Committee approved both applications (ref 16/4890/FUL and 16/4889/OUT) with some conditions. The developer is now likely to proceed with the largerContinue Reading

275 Sandycombe Road – the Iron Church

275 Sandycombe Road – the Iron Church (ref 15/2682/FUL and 16/0905/FUL) Update 14/07/2018 We are working with the Local Richmond History Society on a recording the history of the Iron Church at this location. Update 25/02/2017 This application (reference16/0905/FUL) was approved at Richmond Council’s Planning Committee on 22nd February. Update 12/04/2016 A new application hasContinue Reading

267 Sandycombe Road

267 Sandycombe Road redevelopment (ref 15/3945/FUL and APP/L5810/W/15/3133726, 16/1483/FUL and 17/1864/FUL) Update 30/08/2017 This latest application –  reference 17/1864/FUL – has also now been withdrawn. Update 02/07/2017 We have commented on the latest application for this site – reference 17/1864/FUL – to demolish the existing building and replace with a 2 storey building over aContinue Reading

Brentford Football and Rugby Stadium and enabling developments: Lionel Road South temporary closure

Brentford Football and Rugby Stadium and enabling developments Update 02/07/2018 We have been advised by the New Stadium Programme Manager that Lionel Road South, connecting the south circular to the M4 and A4 will be closed from today until, it is expected, 21 October in order to connect utilities such as water, electricity, gas andContinue Reading

20 Kew Green

20 Kew Green (ref 15/4556/FUL and 15/4557/LBC) Update 04/03/2016 Richmond Council has approved these applications with conditions, including reinstatement of the railings and public highway and for brickwork, pointing and bonding to match existing. A separate application (ref 15/4009/FUL) for a pool house in the garden was refused in the Council’s  Planning Committee on 24thContinue Reading

Watermans Art Centre

Watermans art centre, 40-40A High Street Brentford (ref P/2017/3372) Update 09/02/2018 We are disappointed to see that Hounslow Council have approved this application. Whilst we support regeneration and the on site inclusion of affordable housing, we will continue to oppose tall buildings along the river frontage, affecting historic vistas from the Royal Botanic Gardens inContinue Reading

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