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Gorillas’ Licence Application – ‘Blockbusters’: 133 Portswood Road

Posted by on Apr 15, 2021 in Other Planning Information (National, Southampton City Council, HRA)

Licence application: 2021/00762/01SPRN Gorillas Blockbuster Licence Application HRA Statement

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Please report any adverse comments/threats against the Highfield House Hotel to the police, details below

Posted by on Nov 30, 2020 in News, Other Planning Information (National, Southampton City Council, HRA)

HRA has just received a call from Hampshire Police concerning threats made against the Highfield House Hotel. Many of you will know that it is currently housing Asylum Seekers as part of a contract with The Home Office.  It seems there has been...

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HRA’s response to the Government White Paper Consultation: ‘Planning for the future’

Posted by on Nov 4, 2020 in News, Other Planning Information (National, Southampton City Council, HRA)

Over the past month, HRA has submitted lengthy and detailed responses to three current consultations: the Government’s proposals for changing the current planning system, the White Paper ‘Planning for the Future’, and the Housing,...

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What can be done to your house without planning permission?

Posted by on Aug 10, 2020 in News, Other Planning Information (National, Southampton City Council, HRA)

A quick summary from Alan Grant, Secretary, National Organisaton of Residents’ Associations (dated 9 August 2020): 1. Internal Renovations Including New Kitchens and Bathrooms. One of the most obvious projects you can tackle without planning...

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HRA often looks at Planning from a building perspectve, what about trees?

Posted by on Jul 21, 2020 in News, Other Planning Information (National, Southampton City Council, HRA)

HRA often looks at planning from a building perspective but what about trees? This is an interesting article by Nicole Hillier from The Woodland Trust about protected trees and how to know which trees are protected. It describes the different types...

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Planning Proposal, Rockstone Lane: if you feel strongly about this, the deadline for objections is Tuesday 2 June. See more below.

Posted by on May 31, 2020 in News, Other Planning Information (National, Southampton City Council, HRA)

Planning proposal, Rockstone Lane: If you feel strongly about this, the deadline for objections is Tuesday 2 June. See more below. Bevois Mount History Southampton Yesterday at 10:12 ·  Please support Rockstone Lane residents objection to a...

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Is a HMO a ‘dwelling house’? If it is, the issue is relevant to two matters of legislation

Posted by on May 27, 2020 in News, Other Planning Information (National, Southampton City Council, HRA)

HMO as Dwellinghouse Is a HMO a ‘dwellinghouse’? If it is, the issue is relevant to two matters of legislation. (1) Statutory Instrument 2015 No. 596 The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 provides in...

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Indie Coffee Shop for former Crafty Fox site!

Posted by on Mar 13, 2020 in News, Other Planning Information (National, Southampton City Council, HRA)

Indie coffee shop for former Crafty Fox site Wednesday, 11 March 2020 Courtesy of Portswood Community Info. A ‘speciality coffee house’and independent cafe is planning to open in the former Crafty Fox premises on the corner of Westridge and...

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A victory against unreasonable disturbances to neighbours

Posted by on Nov 15, 2019 in News, Other Planning Information (National, Southampton City Council, HRA)

Portswood pub successfully prosecuted for noise offences (courtesy of Southampton City Council) Following an investigation carried out by Southampton City Council’s environmental health team, The Dolphin pub in Portswood has been successfully...

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Some useful links for HMOs/Planning Guidelines; local Police; Councillors

Posted by on Oct 25, 2019 in News, Other Planning Information (National, Southampton City Council, HRA), Uncategorized

Useful links given at HRA Committee Meeting, Monday 14 October 2019 1. For Highfield residents wanting to find out or ask about HMO properties: Southampton City Council: hmo@southampton.gov.uk Additional Planning Guidance for HMOs, which is...

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