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May 2022: Appeal Objection – Land behind 124,126,128 Upper Shafesbury Avenue

09/05/2022 Land behind 124,126,128 Upper Shaftesbury Avenue – to knock down an existing garage and build a bungalow fronting Kitchener Road – essentially garden grabbing. Planning Inspectorate Appeal dismissed. HRA had submitted an objection to the appeal. Dismissed on the main issues: 1) The impact of the proposal on the character and appearance of the area 2) The impact of the proposal...
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April 2022: Appeal Objection – 39 Tennyson Road

21/04/2022 39 Tennyson Road – to turn a semi-detached HMO property into two flats Planning Inspectorate Appeal dismissed. This was an Appeal over a SCC refused Planning Application to turn an HMO (student house) into two flats. Dismissed on the main issues of the effect of the development having regard to: 1) the supply of family housing in the city 2) the provision of cycle parking facilities...
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Planning issues: 1 Blenheim Gdns, 39 Tennyson Rd and land behind 124/126/128 Upper Shaftesbury Ave

The association regularly monitors Planning Applications in Highfield. HRA objected to the following Planning Application refused recently by SCC. 06/04/2022 1, Blenheim Gardens – Planning Application for the conversion of semi-detached 8 bedroom HMO into two 3-bedroom flats. It is particularly important to note that the council is now taking account of the concentration of HMOs in a given area....
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