HEW & local industrial history stand at FORCE Fair

For the 5th year running, Cathy Cooper had a stall at the FORCE Open Day on the Craneford playing fields on 12th September. Many old photographs were on display of the Electricity Works and various other industrial sites in the area.

Developer’s appeal has been dismissed by the Planning Inspectorate

Appeal Ref: APP/L5180/A/09/2110641 & APP/L5810/E/09/2110657 have been dismissed by the Planning Inspectorate for the following main issues:

a) Whether the proposed development would provide a sufficient level of affordable housing in terms of number and tenure mix.
b) The effect of the proposed development on existing facilities in respect of education, health, public realm and open space, playing pitches and transport facilities.
c) The effect of the proposal on sustainable modes of travel.
d) Whether the proposal would achieve the appropriate CO2 emission reductions.

Click here to view the appeal decision document.

New planning applications submitted for Hamilton Lofts

Planning applications 08/2870/FUL & 08/3000/CAC have been submitted by the developer Frendcastle. The applications consist of conversion of existing redundant industrial building into 21 flats, demolition of minor buildings and structures and construction of 6 new residential units, with 24 car parking spaces.

Click here to view the planning application documents on the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames website.