South Bank Spine Route

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Owners and residents of County Hall Apartments might be interested in the following information from Lambeth Council.

Lambeth Council has launched a consultation on the South Bank Spine Route, which aims to invest in the South Bank area, including Chicheley Street, Belvedere Road, Upper Ground and Concert Hall Approach. The aim is to improve the public realm, such as streets, pavements and open spaces, which are used by thousands of people every day. Continue reading

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Riverside Building Childrens’ Art Gallery

ArtistOn Wed 4th September 2019 Ms Sarah Castle submitted an application to Lambeth Council to make minor alterations and change of use to areas of the ground floor and basement floor at London County Hall to create a children’s art gallery.  The application states that the gallery will spread over two floors providing available spaces of the London County Hall building with its own street entrance from Belvedere road. The gallery will comprise of 7 rooms covering a total of 797 sqm:

      1. Main Entrance, Ticketing Office and Shop
      2. World Picture Book Room
      3. Classic Picture Book Room
      4. Documentary Room
      5. Interactive Picture Room
      6. Motion Picture Room
      7. Interactive Room and Workshop.

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19/02730/FUL – 311 East Block Conversion of Existing Window to Swing Door

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On Fri 26 Jul 2019 Ms Liz Bossley applied to make changes to Apartment 511, East Block, County Hall. The application is for the conversion of an existing window opening to a swing door with side fixed glazing.

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19/02593/FUL – Demolition of the End Section of Pedestrian Footbridge and Stairs

FootbridgeOn Wed 17 Jul 2019 SIXTYFIVE House S.à.r.l submitted an application for the demolition of the end section of pedestrian footbridge and the stairs on the western side of York Road, removal of the pedestrian lift and external alterations to Eight Casson Square, and making good to hard landscaping within Southbank Place, in association with the adjoining redevelopment of Elizabeth House. Continue reading

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19/02557/LB – Riverside Building Planters

PlanterOn Mon 15 Jul 2019 Shirayama Shokusan applied to place planters along the parapet wall at the rear of the Riverside Building on Belvedere Road. Continue reading

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19/01836/ADV – Premier Inn Replacement Entrance Canopy

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On Tuesday 21st May 2019 Premier Inn Hotels Ltd. submitted applications for both Advertisement Consent (19/01836/ADV) and Listed Building Consent (19/01838/LB) for replacing the entrance canopy and signage outside the main entrance to their County Hall (Riverside Building) establishment on Belvedere Road. The most significant aspect with the potential to impact residents of County Hall Apartments is that the application proposes to replace some of the existing non-illuminated signage with illuminated versions. Continue reading

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19/02071/LB – Pavillion Café (Riverside Building)

A partial 1:50 model of the proposed pavilionOn 6th June 2019 Shirayama Ltd submitted an application for the creation of new lightweight arts/cafe pavilion  in County Hall Riverside Building. Continue reading

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Elizabeth House Update

Location_01Further to our previous post regarding the proposed redevelopment of Elizabeth House, we are aware that there is a huge amount of documentation on the Lambeth Planning Portal and the public only have until Fri 21 Jun 2019 to submit comments. We therefore thought it would be helpful if we highlighted a couple of specific aspects of the proposal that have come to our attention, which may most directly affect residents during the demolition and construction phases.

If you wish to submit any comments to Lambeth Council in relation to this application you can do so here up until 21st June 2019. Continue reading

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Elizabeth House Environmental Impact Assessment

3D Rendering of Elizabeth House Redevelopment ProposalOn Thursday 18th April 2019 “SIXTYFIVE House S.à.r.l” (part of the HB Reavis Group) submitted an application for the demolition of the existing Elizabeth House building and all structures on the site, including the footbridge from Waterloo Station concourse and across York Road, and for the construction of a new building ranging between 12 and 31 storeys (plus basements) to provide 146,170sqm office and 8,900sqm flexible floorspace. There is a huge amount of supporting documentation available on the Lambeth Planning website. Continue reading

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Official Launch of County Hall Planning Portal

LaunchCounty Hall Freehold Limited are delighted to announce the official launch of our planning portal website.

The purpose of this website is to help keep owners and residents of County Hall Apartments informed about planning, licensing and development proposals which may impact your properties, or yours or your tenants’ enjoyment of them.

We hope that this will encourage everyone to be engaged with neighbourhood issues and use your voice to help shape its future. Continue reading

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