Notice under the Town & Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended); Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) England Order 2015 (DMPD); Town and Country Planning (Mayor of London) Order 2008; Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure, Listed Buildings and Environmental Impact Assessment) (England) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020Notice ID: SUT1807146
THE GREATER LONDON AUTHORITY
Notice under the Town & Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended); Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) England Order 2015 (DMPD); Town and Country Planning (Mayor of London) Order 2008; Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure, Listed Buildings and Environmental Impact Assessment) (England) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020
Proposed Development at: Homebase, 84 Manor Road, North Sheen TW9 1YB.
On 14 February 2019, planning application (reference 19/0510/FUL) ('the Application') was submitted to the London Borough of Richmond by Avanton Richmond Developments Ltd ('the Applicant'). On 29 July 2019, the Mayor of London issued a direction to the Council that he will act as the Local Planning Authority for the purposes of determining the Application (under article 7 of the Town and Country Planning (Mayor of London) Order 2008. Subsequent to the Mayor's direction, the Applicant submitted revisions to the application on 22 November 2019 which were consulted upon in December 2019 and January 2020. Following that consultation, on 31 July 2020 the applicant made further revisions to the application, with amendments to plans and planning documents. The application is now described as follows:
'Demolition of existing buildings and structures and comprehensive phased residential-led redevelopment to provide 453 residential units (of which 173 units will be affordable), flexible retail, community and office uses, provision of car and cycle parking, landscaping, public and private open spaces and all other necessary enabling works.'
The proposed amendments are set out in further detail within the Planning Statement Addendum July 2020 but in brief summary include:
? Increase of residential units from 385 as originally submitted to 453 through increase in heights to some buildings and optimisation of layouts;
? Increase in height of building A (core A) by 1 storey, increase in building B by 2 storeys, increase in building C (core A) by 3 storeys and increase in building C (Cores B and C) by 1 storey.
? Decrease in height of building A (core D) and D (core B) by 1 storey;
? Reduction in floor to floor heights from 3.3m to 3.15m
? Removal of Building E which was part of the revisions made on 22 November 2019.
? Increased provision of affordable housing from 35% (134 units) to 40% (173 units) (with grant funding) by habitable room and amendments to tenure split from 30/70% affordable rent / intermediate to 52/48%.
? Reduction of basement and relocation of cycle parking and bin storage to ground floor of each Block.
? Increase in cycle parking to meet draft London Plan standards.
? Design amendments to maximise residential quality including additional cores, dual aspect units along Manor Road, less north facing units, increased overlooking distances and improvements to residential amenity spaces.
? Rearrangement of commercial floorspace including extending Block D commercial frontage towards North Sheen Station and removal of retail pavilion in central courtyard.
? Alteration to building elevations and detailed design.
? Public realm amendments including redesign of the central courtyard; revisions to the play space strategy; introduction of a half ball-court; and reconfiguration of car parking.
? Amendments to the site-wide Energy Strategy to comply with the London Plan Energy Hierarchy. Revisions and information are available at:
? Richmond Council website at:
. aspx (using ref: 19/0510/FUL)
? GLA website at:
Hard copies of documents are not available to view and representations by post are discouraged, in line with the Town and Country Planning (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020. Representations about the revisions to the Application and/or the other information should be emailed to the GLA at
. Any representations must be received by the GLA by 3 September 2020. The Application will not be decided before the consultation period ends. Comments received after the date referred to above, but before a decision is made, may still be taken into account but failure to meet this deadline could result in your comments not being considered.