The future of Mortlake's Stag brewery site is set to be decided at a council planning meeting on Wednesday next week (January 29).

Council officers have recommended the plans for the site off Lower Richmond Road, which are divided into three applications, be approved subject to conditions.

If the planning committee agrees with the advice and give the plans the go-ahead, it would pave the way for the demolition of buildings at the old brewery site and the construction of up to 813 residential units, a nursing home with up to 80 rooms, and a new secondary school and sixth form with space for around 1,200 students.

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The proposed design of the new school

The plans have led to the formation of multiple action groups by residents, including Mortlake Brewery Community Group and the Thames Bank Residents Association.

Clare Delmar, Mortlake resident and member of the Thames Bank Residents Association said: "I'm looking forward to the meeting and I hope they [Planning Committee] vote against it.

"I have registered to speak on behalf of residents who live close to the Thames Bank Residents Association but we wont know until Tuesday.

"We all want regeneration in Mortlake but it has to work for residents.

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An overview of the proposed development

"We want them to look at the air quality which will worsen when you get rid of trees to bring in housing."

She highlighted the consultation process as having been "terrible" and said that residents don't feel their opinions have been listened to on issues such as traffic, environmental factors, the need for another secondary school, and lack of health service provision in the area.

She added: "There is only one GP Surgery for all of Mortlake which is already stretched - if you increase Mortlake's population by 40 per cent, how will the surgery be able to cope with that?"

But speaking on behalf of Reselton Properties, a spokesman, said the developer had gone to "great pains" to consult with residents ahead of the decision.

“It has taken so long because it’s a massive scheme and there has been a huge amount of consultation with residents," he said.

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“The council took time going through the application but kept coming back with questions.

“Something of this magnitude is going to take a lot of time to work.

“It will all be discussed at the meeting so I can’t say much on the issue, but it is one of the biggest projects in london."

The three applications will be considered at the same meeting, with the first focusing on demolition of the brewery site and building of accommodation, the second on the school's construction, while the third focuses on traffic and infrastructure improvements to nearby Chalkers Corner.

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It will come after two years of back-and-forth between the developer, council, and residents on the controversial development.

Council officers recommended the applications for approval, subject to certain conditions including a Section 106 agreement which guarantees money from the developer to invest in the area's infrastructure, as well as there being no objection from the Greater London Authority and central Government.

Residents can apply to speak at the Committee meeting by registering before 12pm on January 28.

A limited number of public seats will be available on a first come, first served basis, with all resident's registered to speak at the event given priority.

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All speakers should arrive in Twickenham at Clarendon Hall, York House, for 6.30pm, with the meeting due to begin at 7pm.

The meeting is also set to be streamed live online.