TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (GENERAL PERMITTED DEVELOPMENT) ORDER 2015 AS AMENDED NOTICE OF DIRECTION UNDER ARTICLE 4(1) TO WHICH ARTICLE 5 APPLIESNotice ID: SUT2163093
ROYAL BOROUGH OF KINGSTON UPON THAMES
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (GENERAL PERMITTED DEVELOPMENT) ORDER 2015 AS AMENDED NOTICE OF DIRECTION UNDER ARTICLE 4(1) TO WHICH ARTICLE 5 APPLIES
Notice Is given that on the 30th day of July 2021 the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames Council made a direction under Article 4(1) of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (as amended) ("the GPDO"). The Direction withdraws the permitted development right granted by Class MA In Part 3 of Schedule 2 of the GPDO for development consisting of a change of use of a building and any land within its curtilage to a use falling within Class C3 (dwelling houses) of the Schedule to the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes Order) 1987 (as amended) (the Use Classes Order) from a use falling within Class E (commercial, business and services uses) of that Schedule.
The effect of the Direction is that once it comes into force permitted development rights for this type of development are withdrawn and that planning permission will therefore be required for change of use of a building from a use within Class B1 (a) of the Use Classes Order to a use within Class C3 of the Use Classes Order in the zones specified below
The Direction relates to all buildings within the defined zones being:
Kingston Town Centre; Surbiton District Centre; New Maiden District Centre; Tolworth District Centre; Barwell Business Park SIL; Chessington Industrial Area SIL; St Johns Industrial Area LSIS; Cambridge Road and Hampden Road LSIS; Silverglade Business Park LSIS; Red Lion Road LSIS; Fairfield Trade Park LSIS; Canbury Park LSIS; London Road LSIS; St George Industrial Estate LSIS; Tudor Drive Local Centre; Richmond Road Local Centre; Kings Road Local Centre; Kingston Vale Local Centre; Crescent Road Local Centre; Ewell Road Local Centre;
Kingston Hill and Park Road Local Centre; Coombe Road Local Centre; Cambridge Road Local Centre; The Triangle Local Centre; Kingston Road W Local Centre; Kingston Road E Local Centre; Burlington Road Local Centre; South Lane Local Centre; Chiltern Drive Local Centre; Maiden Manor Local Centre; Plough Green Local Centre; Ewell Road N Local Centre; Berrylands Road Local Centre; Villiers Avenue Local Centre; Surbiton Road Local Centre; Alexandra Drive Local Centre; Ace of Spades Local Centre; Hook Parade and Elm Road Local Centre; and Chessington North Parade Local Centre
The Direction and a copy of the map defining the areas to which it relates can be seen online at
and at Reception, Guildhall II, High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1EU, (9am-5pm Monday to Friday other than national holidays). You may make representations concerning the Article 4 Direction so long as they are received by the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames by 5pm on Friday 1st October 2021. Representations can be made by:
- email to
- or by post or delivered by hand to the Planning Department, the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Guildhall II, High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1EU.
Subject to consideration of any representations received the Direction shall come into force on the 1st August 2022.
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