PLANNING EAST COMMITTEE
DATE: 25th February 2004
PLANNING APPLICATION REPORT
PLANNING OFFICER: Sandra Winwood
PLANNING SERVICES MANAGER: Peter Causer
Bromyard House, Bromyard Avenue, Acton, W3
A mixed use development comprising the retention of 5,635 sq m of existing office accommodation in Bromyard House; the change of use and conversion of the remainder of Bromyard House and roof addition to form 478 residential units (54 x studio apartments, 177 x one bed apartments, 240 x 2 bed apartments, 7 x 3 bed apartments) and 15 live/work units; the erection of three 3 storey buildings forming 27 residential units (27 x 2 bed apartments); the erection of a 3 storey building forming 21 residential units (21 x 3 bed apartments); served by 380 parking spaces (330 residential and 50 office); erection of 4,659 sq m office building, served by 71 car parking spaces; landscaping and associated works.
Type of Application:
Subject to the applicant and any other party with an interest in the land entering into an agreement with the Council to secure at the applicants expense a) the provision of 184 dwellings as affordable housing, to be provided through a registered social landlord, to meet the needs of buyers or renters on low or middle incomes who are unable to gain access to general market housing, b) a contribution by the developer of £150,000 towards educational facilities in the Acton Area, c) a contribution by the developer of £150,000 towards local employment, training business development and regeneration projects d) £100,000 towards public transport improvements in the Acton Area, e) £60,000 towards environmental improvements to the crescent on Bromyard Avenue, the recreation ground on Trinity Way and subject to obtaining the agreement of all those affected to provide secure gating to the alleyways in Third, Second and First Avenues, f) £35,000 towards the review of the existing Controlled Parking Zone in the vicinity of the site, g) £10,000 towards improved cycle routes in the vicinity of the site; h) £5,000 towards safe routes to schools i) traffic management measures along Bromyard Avenue to: -
reduce traffic speeds to correspond with the achievable sight lines at the proposed vehicular access
provide safe pedestrian crossing facilities
mitigate traffic safety concerns at the junction of Bromyard Avenue with The Vale
the applicant will be liable for the total cost of any highway works and commuted maintenance payments, which as a result of the development will be required to improve road safety.
and i) confirmation that this is a Low Car Housing Scheme within the meaning of draft UDP policy 9.8 that is, the future occupiers are not entitled to a parking permit and that the developer will take steps to ensure that this is brought to the attention of future occupiers of the site, j) payment of the Council’s reasonable legal and other professional costs in preparing and completing the agreement, and k) where payments already made pursuant to previous permission amounts to be reduced accordingly l) taking account of the Environmental Statement submitted to; and subject to 1) referral to the Greater London Authority, GRANT permission for the
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