Is Peabody planning a revised application with higher blocks?

Author: Cyril Richert

Architect’s image of the Peabody development

Phase 1 of the redevelopment (153 homes) was completed in April 2016 and includes 80 homes for social rent, 6 shared ownership and 67 private sale. Now the construction as stopped completely, as Peabody has decided to submit a revised planning application for the next phases. Continue reading

Extension approved in contradiction to Council’s plans?

Author: Cyril Richert

A construction of a mansard roof extension is under-way on top of the Peacock pub near Clapham Junction Station/Grant Road (146-148 Falcon Road, SW11 2LW – p.a. 2015/7628). This should enable the creation of two new 2 bedroom 4 person flats. An additional application 2017/0556 for the change of use from 4 flats to 4 serviced apartments was refused at the beginning of April 2017. Continue reading

Flower stall outside station approved by Councillors against recommendation of officers

Author: Cyril Richert

A retrospective application (2017/0146) for erection of a traditional flower stall outside main entrance to Clapham Junction Shopping Centre leading to the station was approved by the Planning Application Committee (PAC) on the 26/04/2017, against the recommendation of officer’s. Continue reading

The Fishmonger/Alchemist pub redevelopment plans have been approved

Author: Cyril Richert


On 14th September 2016, retrospective planning application 2016/0647 for the Alchemist pub was approved by the Council (7 votes in favour and 1 abstention). A number of conditions have been added to the approval to those recommended by officers, including a requirement that detailed drawings of the decorative features of the front facade shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority prior to the commencement of the development. The specific details (p.a. 2016/5958) were consented on 5th December 2016. Continue reading

Developer chosen for Winstanley/York regeneration

Author: Cyril Richert


Proposal from Taylor Wimpey’s presentation

The Council has now revealed the name of the development partner to help deliver the regeneration scheme they promote for the Winstanley and York Road area. In its Executive meeting on Monday 27th, decision was made to choose Taylor Wimpey as preferred bidder (with Lendlease as reserve bidder). Taylor Wimpey will now work with the Council through a Joint Venture (JV) arrangement for the £1bn redevelopment of the scheme, after a 13-month OJEU procurement procedure. Continue reading