Important update

Please be aware that from 18.00 on Thursday the 12 June until 12.00 on Monday the 16 June 2014 there will be some disruption on accessing Planning, Licensing and Building Control information online.

During this time you may experience delays in accessing information, and at some stages you will not be able to access the information about individual applications.  You will not be able to comment on any planning or licensing applications online.  Please email any comments on applications to or wait until the service is available again on the Monday afternoon.

Please accept our apologies for any difficulties you experience.

Transport and technical services reception is on the 1st floor of Hammersmith Town Hall Extension, King Street, W6 9JU.

Planning news

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 Planning applications

Find out about the planning application process, applying online and how to comment on current planning applications. View weekly lists and planning decisions. It also has contact details for our planning department.

Planning application search

 Frequently asked questions


Follow this link to find out more about planning appeals, and to search for current appeals.

 Major applications

Follow the link above for information about larger applications in the borough including progress updates, links to the application documents and explanations about how you can comment on the applications.

 Planning regeneration

The planning regeneration team deals with large scale planning applications in the opportunity areas.


The enforcement team deal with breaches of planning control.

 Planning policy

The planning policy team is responsible for the preparation and monitoring of the council’s planning policy documents, which guide development.

 Urban design and conservation

The urban design and conservation team provides advice on the design of new development and on the conservation of historic buildings and areas. It also deals with specific designations such as Tree Preservation Orders, Listed buildings, Article 4 directions and Conservation Areas.

Contact us

For general planning enquiries:

For planning policy enquiries:

The management team

Juliemma McLoughlin - Director for Planning juliemma Mcloughlin

Ellen Whitchurch - Head of Development Management

Pat Cox - Head of Policy & Spatial Planning

John Finlayson - Head of Planning Regeneration