PLANNING  

Some of the Applications Reviewed/Commented on:-

Wynne Court, 37-71 Hartland Road : conversion of 38 sheltered units to 18 general housing, comprising  2, 3 & 4 bed flats being 15 social housing, 3 shared ownership : TIS has objected as this proposal contravenes Local Plan policies on over-development, lack of amenity space, loss of sheltered accommodation : in progress.

262 Chestnut Grove Post Office – prior notification for change of use Post Office to self-contained studio flat/associated external alterations : approved despite a previous planning application for the same proposal being refused on grounds of providing single aspect sub-standard accommodation.

262a Chestnut Grove – change of use training centre to self-contained 1 bed flat : refused as insufficient evidence to demonstrate loss of community facility and creating single aspect flat with no amenity space and unacceptable living conditions.

7-11 Bridge Wharf Road – replacement of existing wooden cladding to balconies/rear of premises with fibre cement cladding : approved.

213 Twickenham Road – change from retail to restaurant/take-away, erection of single storey rear extension/new shop front : in progress.

14-15 Shrewsbury Walk – applications to amend omission of Juliet balcony railings relating to demolition of existing houses to erect a three storey block of 6 one bed/3 two bed flats and variation of condition for landscaping : approved.

33 South Street – change of use of bin store to form new retail unit with glazed shop front and relocation of bin store : refused on grounds of inadequate access for refuse collection/deposit, and unacceptable bike store reduction: this accorded with TIS objections.

Headmaster’s House, Park Road – demolition of fencing/front wall to allow space for formation of vehicular access : refused.

Isleworth Service Station, 403-405 Twickenham Road – demolition of existing shop, car wash, single pump island, erection of replacements : in progress.

Bolder Academy, 1 Macfarlane Lane – demolition of club house and car park, construction of new part 2 to part 4 storey secondary school, multi-use games area, landscaping with improvements to Macfarlane Lane – TIS supported local concerns/objections to the inadequate provision for access/park and ride arrangements because, coupled with the new Nishkam School nearby, it will potentially mean c3000 children arriving via Syon Lane : in progress.

Isleworth House, Richmond Road (former Nazareth House estate) :  application to remove established lime tree contrary to existing planning consent : to be determined at June Planning Committee.

Worton Hall, Worton Road (Grade ll Listed) demolition of side extension/erection of a single storey side extension both sides and to basement to create four self-contained flats – refused.

Enforcement

Worton Hall, Worton Road (Grade ll Listed) : Enforcement served a temporary Stop Notice during February 2017 in regard to rendering works to the front of the property as no Listed Building Consent had been approved.  An application to include remedial work is due to be submitted shortly as a result of discussions with the Council’s Conservation Officer.

Thanet House, Twickenham Road (Grade ll Listed) : in April Enforcement issued a prosecution letter to the owner, requiring restitution of unauthorised works, as a prelude to assembling a pack to prosecute if no work is initiated.

86 Twickenham Road, (Grade ll Listed) Enforcement require change to rear dormer window to accord with approved drawings because massing/scale of that installed is detrimental to Conservation Area.

14 Clydesdale Close : Enforcement require the owner to revert premises, within three months, to a dwelling following unauthorised material change of use to beauty treatment business.

Riverside Pharmacy, 1 Shrewsbury Walk – unauthorised large internally lit flashing sign : under investigation by Enforcement.