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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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EE problems continue for Teddington

Many EE (Everything Everywhere) customers in the area have noticed increasing problems with their phone signal for several months now (particularly in recent weeks) and are none-the-wiser after calling the company to complain. Different EE customer service representatives have given…

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Planning Update

Station Road residents were surprised to learn recently that their houses are now included in an extension of the council High Street Conservation Zone. This was put in place because the condition of Christ Church on Station Road (caused by…

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Major work at Teddington Lock

Teddington Barge Lock, the largest on the Thames is currently undergoing major works as part of a wider programme of £3m of improvements this year by the Environment Agency. At almost 200 metres long and holding 18 million litres of…

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Overnight roadworks set to continue

The noisy but necessary roadworks on the High Street will have a slight break until Sunday night when they will commence again, with road closures and diversions in place. Despite being delayed by equipment breakdowns early during the work, it…

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