Landmark House

A planning application for a hotel and offices on the site of Landmark House, between the back of Boots/M+S and the main road, is currently being considered by LBHF. Following widespread concern at the height of the hotel tower, the application design was amended, and the tower height is now 21 storeys plus the ground…

Consultation on basement conversions

Hammersmith & Fulham Council wants to know what local residents and businesses think about two frequent planning issues. National permitted development rights allow developers and homeowners to convert the basements of residential properties without seeking planning permission. Some say developers digging-up and extending of basements can cause noise nuisance, and disruption to a local area,…

Bradmore Conservation Area

Brackenbury is protected by its classification as Bradmore Conservation Area, but for a long while we have been without a conservation area profile describing the qualities which need to be conserved. LBHF have been working on this, and a draft profile has now been issued for comment and can be found at https://www.lbhf.gov.uk/planning/urban-design-and-conservation.

H&F Boundary Change Consultation Attracts Hundreds of Comments

Local people now asked to make further comments before 27 March deadline A public consultation on controversial plans to change constituency boundaries in Hammersmith and Fulham has received hundreds of comments from members of the public, councillors and local organisations. As we reported last September, under proposed changes in the 2018 review, revealed by the…

A message from Thames Water

“We will soon be starting the next section of work to replace the water pipes along King Street and Queen Caroline Street. The new large plastic pipes are much stronger and will ensure that we continue to provide a top quality service. Our pipe replacement is due to start from Monday 6 March for approximately…

Landmark House planning application

A planning application has just been submitted for the redevelopment of the Landmark House site, between the back of Boots and the main road. A substantial design by leading architects Rogers Stirk Harbour includes a hotel tower rising 28 storeys. See the LBHF Planning website ref 2017/00172/FUL.  BRA members have attended presentations from the development…

A message from Thames Water

“We’ll soon be starting work replacing the water pipes along King Street and Queen Caroline Street. The new large plastic pipes are much stronger and will ensure that we continue to provide a top quality service. When we’re working Before we carry out our pipe replacement we will be doing survey work along King Street,…

February half term closure of Hammersmith Bridge

Repair work in February half term will require closure of Hammersmith Bridge. These are interim repair works to the road surface to keep the bridge in use until a full refurbishment – currently scheduled for late 2018. The bridge will be closed to motor vehicles from Monday 11 February to the early hours of Monday…

Council welcomes £275m development in Hammersmith

Hammersmith & Fulham Council has welcomed a new £275million office and retail development set to attract up to 2,500 new jobs. The building in 245 Hammersmith Road, Hammersmith, will be 12 storeys tall with space for restaurants, a cafe and a new plaza with grass and trees. Demolition of the existing building has recently begun…