Planning – Current Issues

Watermans Art Centre

Watermans art centre, 40-40A High Street Brentford (ref P/2017/3372) Update 08/09/2017 An application has now been made for redevelopment of this site on the river which includes demolition of the existing office building and arts centre to be replaced with 193 flats with ground floor retail and cafe units. The buildings would be 6 and…

12 Princes Road

12 Princes Road (ref. 16/2691/FUL and 17/1207/FUL) Update 28/04/2017 We have submitted general observations on this application which is an improvement on the withdrawn application, responding to residents comments on overlooking of neighbouring properties and with more landscaping which we had asked for. Though there is a change in the nature of employment and a…

Policy consultations by Richmond Council

Richmond Council’s Local Plan Update 08/09/2017 Richmond Council has published the final report of its Scrutiny Panel review of its review of basements. You can see the report here: Basement scrutiny report final Richmond Council’s new Local Plan will be examined in public by the Planning Inspectorate. One of the issues chosen for examination is the policy…

Kew Eye Tower, Hounslow

Kew Eye Tower, Ealing Road, Hounslow (formerly Wallis House/Beecham Tower) Update 30/08/2017 A new application, Hounslow Council reference P/2017/2645, for installation of dishes and pole masts on the roof of this building together with 1 cabinet and ancillary equipment has been submitted. We have been liaising with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, commenting if there…

110 North Road, Kew

110 North Road Update 08/10/2017 This application is now to be considered at the Planning Committee on 11 October. The officer recommendation is for approval with a large number of conditions imposed on how the facilities should be used. Update 30/08/2017 The application was to be considered at the Richmond Council Planning Committee on 16th…

North Road Surgery move to Emerald Gardens – Vote Now

Emerald Gardens (Old Inland Revenue Site, Ruskin Avenue Richmond Council ref 14/1488/FUL) Update 04/10/2017 The North Road Surgery’s bid for £30,000  has been selected to go through to the next stage in Richmond Council’s new Village Planning Fund initiative. Stage 2 asks the community to vote for the selected bids so that the Council can…

Village Planning Fund – Vote Now

Village Planning Village Planning Fund Voting Update 04/10/2017 Richmond Council are seeking views on the 18 local community bids they have identified to go forward to the next round of selection for funding from their Village Planning Fund using monies from the Community Infrastructure Levy. They are asking for local views in order to gauge…

Chiswick Curve

Chiswick Curve (Hounslow Council ref P/2015/5555 and 5560 and APP/F5540/W/17/3180962 and APP/F5540/Z/17/3173208) Update 22/08/2017 The developers, Starbones Ltd, are now appealing the decision of Hounslow Council to turn down their application. We are considering further representations for the appeal inquiry which may last 3 days or more. Update 20/07/2017 The application (Hounslow ref P/2017/1361 or…

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St Luke's House open space makeover Update 12/12/2017 The little garden adjacent to St Luke's [more]
Kew Pond
The story of Kew Pond Update 20/09/2017 Some of you will already know the story of Kew Pon [more]

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