West Kensington and Gibbs Green
Planning for the future together
£452m Earls Court community benefit package agreed
Another major milestone in the £8billion redevelopment of Earls Court was reached yesterday as an agreement on a £452million package of benefits for the area was signed.
Hammersmith & Fulham (H&F) Council, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC), Transport for London (TfL) and scheme developer Capital & Counties Properties Plc (Capco) all agreed the package of community benefits, which is known as a ‘106 agreement’, yesterday (Nov 14).
As part of the agreement Capco has agreed that a new primary school, a new leisure centre, new health facilities and community and cultural spaces will all be built as the approved scheme is developed. Thirty seven acres of green open space will be provided, including a new five acre park and there will also be significant improvements to the transport infrastructure including increased capacity at Earls Court, West Kensington and West Brompton Underground stations.
» Read the full news story here (November 15, 2013)
Previous news stories
» Milestone in redevelopment of Earls Court (23/08/2013)
» Mayor of London approves £8billion redevelopment of Earls Court (03/07/2013)
» Government consents to land transfer for West Kensington and Gibbs Green estates (18/04/2013)
» Agreement signed to include estates in plans for Earls Court (23/01/2013)
» Earls Court legal challenge described as 'absurd' (23/01/2013)
» Outline planning application approved for £8bn Earls Court regeneration scheme (13/09/2012)
» Agreement to include estates in plans for Earls Court approved (04/09/2012)
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