The Fight Continues!
The developer of the Chiswick Curve is appealing against the London Borough of Hounslow’s Refusal of the 32-storey building and the media screens. The appeal will be heard at a Public Inquiry in June 2018
The Public Inquiry will begin at 10 am on Tuesday, 12th June 2018 at Brentford Free Church, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, TW8 8DW. The draft programme for the Inquiry and other details are available on the Inquiry website:
More information will be made available closer to the Inquiry start.
Weeks 1 and 2 The Council will present its case followed by the “Rule 6” parties, Historic England, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Kew Society. This will be followed by “third parties” including WCGS; the Society’s Chairman has indicated her intention to speak.
Week 3 The Appellant, Starbones will present its case.
Week 4 Closing submissions.
This Public Inquiry is immensely important for the future not only of this part of the borough of Hounslow but also, more generally, of West London. The outcome will set the scene for other developments in the area. What is at stake is our precious heritage, the character and context of our neighbourhoods and the quality of our lives and those of future residents.
Please attend as much of the Inquiry as you can; your support is especially requested on Days 1 and 2 (Tuesday 12th June and Wednesday, 13th June), when the Society and other resident groups speak on Day 7* (Thursday 21st June) and for the Closing submissions on Day 13* (Wednesday 4th July). *These later parts of the programme to be confirmed.
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According to the timetable provided on the Planning Portal, https://acp.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/
the Secretary of State will issue his decision on the two linked Appeals on or before the 11th March 2019.
We are still awaiting a decision the Secretary of State (July 2019).