The Cherry Trees Residents’ Amenities Association held its Annual General Meeting in St Mary Abbots Church Hall on Tuesday 15 November, and some 60 members attended.
Just like last year, the meeting was visited by Kensington’s MP, Victoria Borwick, and by two of our ward councillors, Robert Freeman and Catherine Faulks.
Following the developer’s appeal to the Planning Inspectorate after the council’s refusal in March of the planning application for the Newcombe House complex, the date for the planning inspector’s public hearing has been set to 14 February 2017. The hearing will be held in the Town Hall’s Council Chamber and is expected to take four days.
On Tuesday 8 November, the council’s planning committee approved developer Frogmore’s plans for refurbishment of the five office buildings in Notting Hill Gate. The committee added a condition about public realm contributions to each of the three applications, totalling £120,000, but otherwise accepted them as they were.
In contrast to the CTRAA summer party on 18 May, which had to be moved indoors because of all the rain, the autumn party in Inverness Garden on 11 September was blessed with constant sunshine and warmth.
Two years after the council approved the building of a new large luxury flat development on the site of Lancer Square on Kensington Church Street, the scaffolding has come up and the demolition of the five-building complex has begun. According to the construction traffic management plan for the demolition work, lodged with the RBKC planning […]