planning

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Cycling Quietway

Thanks to £800k from TFL, Richmond Council has funding to deliver a new Quietway, which TFL and the council hope will improve cycling through the town and Ham, becoming part of a longer Quietway to Wandsworth Common. Proposed Quietway route…

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Planning Update

Work continues at Turing House School’ temporary location next to Teddington Memorial Hospital for the first 100 pupils in September, meanwhile the school has announced the location of its permanent home which will be Hospital Bridge Road in Whitton (subject…

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Planning Update

Local businesses and property developers continue to take advantage of the current “permitted development” ability to turn office space into dwellings, this will be in place until May 2016. Last month, plans to turn services office building Churcham House into…

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Planning Update

The temporary home of the newly-created Turing House School will be located at Livingston House, just a stones thrown from where Alan Turing worked at the NPL after WW2. With 2,212 square metres of space there will be adequate room…

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Planning Update

The court challenge to the Sainsbury’s decision was held last week and the judge only took one of the two allocated days to decide to uphold the Inspector’s decision. The local campaigning group’s specialist barrister argued a long list of…

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The office space conversion gold rush continues

Last year government legislation was introduced that was designed to boost local economies and help with the housing shortage by making use of underused and empty office space – since then many planning applications have been made for both empty…

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Planning Update

Since planning laws changed to allow easy change from commercial to residential use, applications for these types of changes have rocketed – there have been over 300 applications in the last year in Richmond Borough alone and business groups are…

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Teddington to get hydrogen refuelling station

A planning application has been submitted for a new hydrogen storage and vehicle refuelling system unit at the NPL, near Bushy House. NPL was chosen because it already carries out cutting-edge research in hydrogen, fuel cell and electrolyser technologies. Construction…

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Sainsbury’s win their planning appeal

After last year’s unanimous decision to refuse Sainsbury’s planning permission to operate from the Calligaris site, Sainsbury’s expressed their disappointment with the ruling and within a few months had officially lodged an appeal. After a nine month campaign against the…

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Planning Update

Plans for the redevelopment of the Teddington Studios site have now been submitted to the LBRUT planning application process and are available online for comment. Following comments and concerns from residents and interest groups, the layout of the buildings have…

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