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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]