Major developments

A major application is any of the following:

  • a residential development of 10 or more homes
  • a residential development on a site of at least 0.5 hectares
  • creation or change of use of a commercial development, where the floorspace is 1,000 square metres or more
  • a non-residential development on a site of at least 1 hectare

This page will signpost you to all recent or current major developments; and with other applications that have generated a high level of public interest.


Number of cases: 18

AddressPlanning Application NumberProposal 
The Old Court House 27 Sheen Lane Mortlake London SW14 8HY 17/4262/VRC Variation of condition U71206, attached to planning permission 14/1103/FUL to allow for pupil numbers to be increased from 208 to 224. View
1, 1A, 1B And 1C King Street; 2-4 Water Lane; The Site Of The Remaining Former Swimming Pool Building At Corner Of Water Lane And The Embankment; And River Facing Parcel Of Land On The Embankment In Front Of Jubilee Gardens, Twickenham 17/4213/FUL Full planning application for the demolition and removal of all existing buildings and structures and redevelopment with a mixed use development of the site at 1, 1A, 1B and 1C King Street and 2/4 Water Lane; the site of the remaining former swimming pool buildings at the corner of Water Lane and The Embankment; and the river facing parcel of land on The Embankment in front of Diamond Jubilee Gardens. The development proposals comprise: Two 3-4 storey buildings with a partial lower ground floor and a raised walkway to link the two buildings; three seasonal units (201m2) at Lower Ground Floor level; 505m2 A3 floor space, 250m2 B1 floor space, 244m2 A1 floor space and 62m2 flexible commercial at ground floor level (either A1/A3/D1); 39 residential apartments at first, second and third floors (18 no. 1 bedroom, 19 no. 2 bedroom and 2 no. 3 bedroom, including six no. affordable homes) and raised roof terrace; new public square / areas of public realm throughout the site; a Lower Ground Floor car park with new vehicular access from The Embankment consisting of 23 car parking spaces and cycle storage; reconfiguration of street parking in the roads immediately adjacent to the Site and associated highway / footway works; amended pedestrian access and landscaping to the South of Diamond Jubilee Gardens; and amendment of service vehicle access to the service road at the rear of Diamond Jubilee Gardens. View
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Green Kew Richmond TW9 3AB 17/3942/FUL Demolition of existing glasshouses, polytunnels and ancillary buildings at the Arboretum Nursery and their replacement with new glasshouses, polytunnels, ancillary buildings and a visitor entrance and visitor experience facility. View
Teddington Studios Broom Road Teddington TW11 9BE 17/3914/VRC Variation of Conditions U30169 - Approved Drawings, U30195 - CHP Emission Levels & U30206 - Surface Water Drainage of Planning Permission 17/1286/VRC. View
84 - 90 High Street Whitton Not Validated Rear ground floor extensions to retail units with 16No. apartments above. View
The Queens C Of E Primary School Cumberland Road Kew Richmond TW9 3HJ 17/3907/FUL Remove sections of chainlink fence and replace with new welded mesh panel fencing. To affix new sections of welded mesh fencing atop of the boundary in the south western corner of the site. View
The Avenue Centre 1 Normansfield Avenue Hampton Wick Teddington TW11 9RP 17/3741/VRC Variation of condition NS12 - Building Regulations of Planning Permission 15/5216/FUL to be re-worded as: NS12 - Building Regulations (a) All of the units except Flats 1 and 2 in Larch House in the development hereby approved shall not be constructed other than in accordance with Building Regulation M4(2) with the exception of the relevant parts of Section 2A 'Approach to the dwelling' of the regulations for the upper floor flats (b) Flats 1 and 2 in Larch House hereby approved shall not be constructed other than in accordance with Building. View
David Lloyd Hampton Golf Staines Road Twickenham TW2 5JD 17/3707/FUL Erection of a seasonal three-court air dome. View
Twickenham Rugby Football Union Stadium 200 Whitton Road Twickenham TW2 7BA 17/3691/FUL Erection of temporary hospitality marquee in North Car Park between 8 January 2018 - 31 March 2018. View
Ryde House 391 Richmond Road Twickenham TW1 2EF 17/3650/VRC Variation of approved drawing nos condition U30593 attached to planning approval 16/2777/FUL to allow for changes to north east boundary of the site. Changes to parking spaces (loss two spaces from 55 to 53 retail spaces). Internal changes. View
Richmond Upon Thames Magistrates Court 7 Parkshot Richmond TW9 2RG 17/3528/FUL Change of use from law court (class D1) to offices ( class B1), construction of single storey roof top extension to provide office floor (class B1), ground floor side and rear extensions, replacement of glazing at ground and first floor, installation of glazed roof at basement level and associated works. View
Inland Revenue Ruskin Avenue Kew 17/2573/VRC Application for a Variation of Condition U83300 - NS22 (Implement play facilities) of Planning Permission 14/1488/FUL to allow for play areas to be provided in accordance with the phased occupation strategy. View
Richmond Upon Thames College Egerton Road Twickenham TW2 7SJ 17/2332/RES Detailed Reserved Matters application including Appearance, Landscaping (In part), Layout (In part) and Scale for Phase 2a (in part) of the College Development Zone (in Part) including Building Zone 3 pursuant to Conditions U08027 and U08031 of Outline Planning Permission 15/3038/OUT dated 16.08.16 (Outline application for the demolition of existing college buildings, removal of hardsurfacing, site clearance and groundworks together with the redevelopment of the site to provide: 1) A new campus for education and enterprise purposes, comprising; Replacement College (Use Class D1) of up to 16,000sqm to accommodate up to 3,000 FTE day time students, as well as evening and weekend use; A Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Centre (D1 Use Class) of up to 6,100sqm; 2) A new Secondary School (D1 Use Class) of up to 7,000 sqm for up to 750 students; 3) A new Special Educational Needs (SEN) School (D1 Use Class) of up to 4,000sqm for up to 115 students; 4) A new ancillary 'Technical Hub' for Haymarket Media (B1 Use Class) of up to 1,700sqm; 5) Replacement on-site sports centre (D2 Use Class) of up to 3,900sqm to serve both the college, schools and wider community; 6) The upgrading of existing Craneford Way playing fields for use by the college, schools and local community; 7) Alterations to existing means of access for vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists from the A316 involving the creation of a signalised junction, alterations to the A316 footbridge and minor realignment of Langhorn Drive, alterations of existing vehicular access points on Egerton Road as well as the upgrading of Marsh Farm Lane footpath; 8) Provision of on-site parking (non-residential) for up to 230 vehicles, open space and landscaping, and 9) A new residential development of up to 180 units together with associated parking for up to 190 vehicles, open space and landscaping). View
Marble Hill House Richmond Road Twickenham 17/1094/FUL 1. Marble Hill House: Minor internal alterations; repair to damp affected flat wall plaster, installation of a new platform lift. External decoration and repair work; repairs to windows, if a window is substantially rotten, partial or full replacement of joinery elements may be necessary. 2. Stable block: Single storey rear extension for use as a café, with associated mechanical plant; Internal and external alteration. 3. Landscaping: New soft and hard landscaping works, including restoration of gardens, upgrade of sport pitches; replacement of seating, play areas and storage facilities. 4. Boundary treatment, walls and fencing: Partial demolition in part, repairs and new. 5. Service yard: New service yard, access and associated storage facilities. 6. Sports centre: Internal refurbishment View
63 - 71 High Street Hampton Hill 16/4553/FUL Demolition of existing buildings on site and erection of a group of part two, part three, part four storey buildings around outer and inner landscaped courts comprising 6 townhouses and 35 apartments and two non-residential units on the High Street frontage (103 m2 GIA) and (130m2 GIA) for use as A1(retail: non-food) and/or A3 (cafe) and/or B1 (offices) and/or D1 (clinics / creche / non-residential education and training centre) together with the formation of a basement to provide ancillary car parking (48 spaces), cycle storage (67 spaces, 4 space to be dedicated to commercial use), refuse storage rooms and plant rooms. (original scheme amended to include the following: number of town houses reduced by 2, number of flats increased by 4, southern townhouse reduced in height by 1 storey, repositioning /enlargement of rear west elevation of larger building, reduction in basement size, refined refuse strategy for residential units and retail. View
St Michaels Convent 56 Ham Common Ham Richmond TW10 7JH 16/3552/FUL Conversion and extension of the existing convent buildings (following demolition of some mid-20th century extensions), together with new build apartments and houses, to provide a total of 23 residential retirement units, an estate managers office and meeting rooms, parking and associated works within a landscaped site, with access via Ham Common (Revised Description). View
Somerville House 1 Rodney Road Twickenham 16/3506/FUL Complete demolition of the existing building and erection of 21 residential units with associated external amenities, library/community space, cafe, refuse/storage, concierge office, and bicycle storage. View
4 - 6 Manor Road Teddington 16/2352/FUL Demolition of 6 Manor Road and erection of three storey building to create 12 additional two bedroom apartments, car parking spaces, bicycle storage, amenity space and related ancillary works. Erection of additional storey on 4 Manor Road for three two bedroom apartments and related ancillary works. View