Planning – Archive

Brentford Football Stadium

Brentford Football Stadium Update 28/04/2017 Use of the stadium for both rugby and football has been approved by Hounslow Council. Update 05/04/2017 Site clearance work has now started and work on Phase 1 of the scheme, to build the stadium, will start later this year. Brentford Football Stadium Rugby use Update 04/01/2017 Richmond Council have…

20 Kew Green

20 Kew Green (ref 15/4556/FUL and 15/4557/LBC) Update 4/03/2106 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 24th…

Lionel Road South: public exhibition

You will no doubt recall that Brentford FC received detailed planning consent for a new community stadium at Lionel Road South in June 2014. At that time, outline planning consent was also granted for new homes, retail, a hotel and public realm improvements on the site. Attached is an invitation to a public exhibition being held on 15 and…

Deer Park School

Deer Park School new location Update 23/02/2016 We are very pleased to see that the proposed Deer Park School will not be at this inappropriate location at London House, You can see the announcement of the decision for the school’s permanent home to be at Ryde House in East Twickenham on the link here. Measurements…

Telecoms Masts and equipment

Telecoms Update 25/02/2017 The contract for new telecoms equipment on the roof of the National Archives has been signed with Vodafone. Installation is still being planned following site visits. Update 04/01/2017 An application for telecoms equipment in the Old Deer Park at Pools on the Park  (ref 16/4132/MOB) has been turned down by Richmond Council….

Queen’s Church of England Primary School

Queen’s Church of England School Update 05/04/2017 The application 16/4201/VRC was approved by Richmond Council’s planning committee on 22 March 2017 with some conditions. The community use agreement, including times the playing fields can be used and parking arrangements, will be considered further with the community and brought back to the Planning Committee for approval….

Ruth House, Burlington Avenue

Re-development of Ruth House on the corner of Burlington Avenue and the Mortlake Road (Richmond Council ref 12/3893/FUL) Update 7/2/2013 We objected to the re-development of Ruth House, Burlington Avenue. There are two applications on this plot, one for housing facing Burlington Avenue and one for housing and parking facing Mortlake Road.  We have objected…

Policy consultations by central Government

House of Lords Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment Update 22/02/2016 The Select Committee has now published its report, “Building better places”, which you can see here. We are pleased to see that the Committee has picked up on several of our points, perhaps most notably recommending that financial viability assessments, often…

King’s Observatory, Old Deer Park

Kew’s historic King’s Observatory (Richmond Council ref 11/2592/FUL) Update 11/4/2013 You may remember that we supported the conversion of the historic Royal Observatory into a private residence provided that access was allowed to the cupola and telescope from time to time. Richmond Council considered this at their planning meeting on 14 March 2013. The Planning…

Mortlake Terrace

Change of use application at 2-3 Mortlake Terrace (Richmond Council reference 12/3579/COU) Update 6/11/2013 Permission for change of use has been granted on appeal. Update 11/5/2013 We were surprised to see that the Council turned down an application at 2-3 Mortlake Terrace for a change of use from retail to an estate agent. This was where…

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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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