West Kensington and Gibbs Green
Planning for the future together
Government consents to land transfer for West Kensington and Gibbs Green estates
The Government has consented to the land transfer of the West Kensington and Gibbs Green estates, which will allow them to be included in the regeneration of Earls Court.
The consent (under section 32 Housing Act 1985), outlined in a letter from the DCLG (Department for Communities & Local Government) to Hammersmith & Fulham Council (‘H&F’), allows the sale of the of estates by H&F to Capital & Counties Properties PLC (Capco) under the terms of the CLSA (Conditional Land Sale Agreement) previously announced which provides Capco with the ability to include the estates in the development.
» Read the full news story here (April 18, 2013)
Previous news stories:
» Agreement signed to include estates in plans for Earls Court (January 23, 2013)
» Earls Court legal challenge described as 'absurd' (January 23, 2013)
» Outline planning application approved for £8bn Earls Court regeneration scheme (September 13, 2012)
» Agreement to include estates in plans for Earls Court approved (September 4, 2012)
What happens next?
- Hammersmith & Fulham Council will make an application to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government for consent for the transfer of the estates to EC Properties. This is likely to be considered in March.
- When the Section 106 agreement with the developer is firmed up, the Planning Authority will refer the planning application to the Mayor of London, while the Secretary of State also has the discretion to call it in.
Full council and cabinet reports
Associated planning applications
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Page last updated: 19/04/2013