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Last edited 10 Mar 2017
West End Green
In April 2016, planning consent was given for the development of West End Green, a 2.66 acre site on Edgware Road in London, just north of the Westway. The developers Berkeley Homes, who purchased the site in September 2015, aim to transform a site that has been an under-occupied, temporary car park and car wash for the last 25 years.
Consent was given by Westminster City Council following a consultation and the submission of a new planning application in mid-December 2015. The amendments that were made to the original design following the feedback received during the pre-consultation engagement include:
- Reduction in tower height from 39 to 30 storeys.
- Mansion Blocks increased by one floor on Blocks B,C,D and H, and two floors on Block E.
- Reduction from 691 to 652 homes.
- 126 affordable homes on site.
- Amendments to the commercial spaces.
According to Berkeley, ‘we are continuing to propose a mixed use development which will introduce a significant number of new private and affordable homes across a series of mansion blocks with a tower element at the south end of the site.’
Westminster City Council are undertaking a further round of statutory consultation with residents and businesses in the area on the revisions to the application. Construction is planned to commence in summer 2016.
For more information, visit West End Green
Images and content courtesy of Berkeley Homes.
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