Newcombe House application refused

Following a late but intensive internet campaign against the large Newcombe House project, the council’s planning committee decided on 17 March 2016  to refuse the application, although the planning department had recommended it should be granted. The reasons stated by the committee for refusal are the height of the tallest building and the loss of […]

The Book Warehouse plans approved

Notting Hill Gate will be drastically transformed during the next 5-6 years, with several of the buildings from the 1960s being replaced of updated. It will cause much inconvenience, of course, but hopefully it will result in a much better local centre. First through the planning application process was the Book Warehouse complex in the […]


The Cherry Trees Residents’ Amenities Association held its Annual General Meeting in St Mary Abbots Church Hall on Tuesday 17 November, and some 65 members attended. The meeting was also visited by Kensington’s new MP, Victoria Borwick, and by two of our ward councillors, Tim Ahern and Catherine Faulks.