Planning – Current Issues

Garden Court, Kew Road

Garden Court, corner of Kew Road and Lichfield Road (Richmond Council ref 18/0122/FUL) Update 01/06/2018 An application has been submitted to extend this block of flats upwards to create 5 new flats with balconies and associated parking. Windows would also be replaced in the block and the balcony treatment and appearance of the corner block…

The Stag Brewery Lower Richmond Road

The Stag Brewery site redevelopment (Richmond Council references 18/0547/FUL and 18/0548/18) Update 16/05/2018 We have submitted our objections to this development, largely related to the impact it will have on traffic congestion and consequent air pollution in Kew.  A very large number of objections have been made. Update 24/04/2018 Two applications have been submitted for…

15-23 Station Parade

15-23 Station Parade (Richmond Council ref. 17/3891/FUL) Update 02/02/2018 We have submitted observations on this application for a 2 bedroom flat on a second floor, above Lloyds Pharmacy. This is an important building in the centre of Kew Village as recognised by its designation as a Building of Townscape Merit (BTM), At ground level, the…

Garage at the rear or 63-65 Raleigh Road

Garage at the rear of 63-65 Raleigh Road (Richmond Council ref 17/2625/FUL) Update 15/06/2018 The applicant has now submitted an appeal against the refused planning permission. Update 13/12/2017 This application, which had a large number of objections including our own, has been refused. on grounds of: the absence of sufficient off-street car parking spaces and…

Citroen Garage Site Capital Interchange Way, Brentford

Citroen Garage site at Capital Interchange Way, Brentford (Hounslow Council resf P/2017/4692 and 01508/A/P6, Richmond Council ref 17/4104/CON and GLA reference D&P/4279) Update 13/07/2018 In discussion with resident groups north of the river – Brentford Community Council, the West Chiswick and Gunnersbury Society and the Strand on the Green Association – we have submitted our…

Chiswick Roundabout B and Q site

B&Q site redevelopment Update 12/06/2017 Developers Reef Estates are holding a public exhibition on their proposals to redevelop this site on Chiswick roundabout, opposite the site proposed for the 32 storey “Chiswick Curve” which was refused by Hounslow Council. The exhibition will be held at the London Museum of Steam and Water, Green Dragon Lane,…

Kew Biothane Plant redevelopment

Kew Biothane Plant redevelopment Update 08/07/2018 There seems to have been a good turn out for the exhibition on this proposed site re-development. For those who could not make it, the details are now on the Red and Yellow website: https://redandyellowkew.commonplace.is/ Update 12/06/2018 Red and Yellow are holding two drop in exhibitions where you can see…

9 Station Approach

9 Station Approach (formerly Ma Cuisine) ref 16/3159/FUL and 16/3160/ADV and 16/4483/FUL Update 24/04/2018 We have been chasing what is happening to this application submitted after work was underway. Richmond Council have said they are expecting to receive very soon a section 191 application to establish use of the entire site as A3. It is…

Houseboats

Houseboats at Strand on the Green (Hounslow Council ref P/2018/1715) Update 14/07/2018 A new application has now been submitted which we are examining. Update 10/06/2018 This  planning application to create moorings for two houseboats at Steam Packet Steps (opposite Cafe Rouge) to which we and others objected has been withdrawn. A revised application is however expected. Update…

Telecoms Masts and equipment

Telecoms Land opposite 105 North Road – telecoms equipment (Richmond Council ref. 18/1989/TEL) Update 08/07/2018 We have objected to the prior approval application for a 20m antennae and associated equipment at this location citing the Council’s Supplementary Planning Document reasons for this location being inappropriate. You can see the policy guidance here: .https://www.richmond.gov.uk/media/7634/telemastsos_june_2006_tracked_changes.pdf We have…

NEWS

Great Pagoda restoration, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Restoration of the Great Pagoda Update 13/07/2018 In recognition of our sponsorship o [more]
Richmond in Bloom
Richmond in Bloom: Best Village in Bloom Update 08/07/2018 The judges - Hugo Ross Tatum and Ed [more]

EVENTS

Event Information:

  • Sun
    13
    Aug
    2017
    10:00 amLondon Wetland Centre Barnes

    We were delighted to have the chance to offer our Members the opportunity to enjoy an early Sunday morning tour of the London Wetland Centre in Barnes.

    The volunteer guides, Mike, who is also a Kew Society members, and Angela, led a fascinating tour and we learnt about otters, water birds, ducks, dragonflies, water voles and lapwings - mixed in with snippets about planting, wildlife and their habitats. It was a perfect opportunity to explore the beautiful open-air walkways among the lakes and pools of this 105 acre site, perfect for spotting birds and other wildlife residents. We were also blessed with the most beautiful weather.

    If you missed our tour we heartily recommend that you take some time to pop along. It is a wonderful facility right on our doorstep.

     

     

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