News

Here you’ll find the latest news about Kew – click on the items to get further details.

Elizabeth Line

Changes to London Transport routes Update 20/07/2017 Transport for London have opened a consultation on changes to bus routes in anticipation of the opening of the new Elizabeth line from 2018. The changes include shortening the 391 bus route so that it finishes at Hammersmith rather than Sands End, Fulham and reduced frequency of service….

Telephone Boxes

Telephone Boxes Telephone Box outside Lloyds Pharmacy in Kew Village (ref 17/1948/TEL) Update 16/07/2017 We are pleased to see this application has been refused permission for some of the reasons we gave, summarised below. Update 12/06/2017 We have objected to an application for a new telephone box on the pavement outside Lloyd’s Pharmacy in Kew…

273a Sandycombe Road

273a Sandycombe Road (ref 16/3213/GPD15 and 17/2532/GPD15) 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 change of use provided that statutory requirements are met, but the proposed residential units appear unattractive…

Kew Gardens Station Platforms planting

Planting Kew Gardens Station Platform Update 20/07/2017 The judges for the Richmond Villages in Bloom have now visited our competition entries at the corner of North Road and High Park Road (which we are now calling High Park Corner), the station platform areas and the planter/bench outside the Kew Greenhouse Cafe. We contacted all the…

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:…

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 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 a basement providing 4 one bedroom, 3 two bedroom flats and commercial floor space. A…

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. Mortlake Brewery Site Developers of the Mortlake…

110 North Road, Kew

110 North Road Update 16/07/2017 Amendments have been submitted on this application to reduce the maximum number of customers from 60 to 30 and reduce the hours of use to Monday to Friday 08.00-22.00, on Saturdays to 11.00-22.00 and on Sundays and Bank Holidays to 11.00-22.00. The concerns we raised on the initial application –…

NEWS

Changes to London Transport routes Update 20/07/2017 Transport for London have opened a consul [more]
Telephone Boxes Telephone Box outside Lloyds Pharmacy in Kew Village (ref 17/1948/TEL) Update [more]

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