Westfield planning application

We have approved an application subject to conditions and a s106 agreement, for outline planning permission for the land north of Westfield Shopping Centre and Ariel Way on 5 September 2014.

The scheme is for the redevelopment of the site comprising a mixed use scheme to provide 1,347 residential units; retail, café / restaurant use and office space along with cultural and leisure activities, new pedestrian routes, parking spaces, cycle parking and new open spaces.

Case ref. 2013/05115/OUT - Granted 5 September 2014.

Case ref. 2013/05350/FUL - Granted 15 July 2014.

Case ref. 2015/02565/VAR - Granted 13 October 2015.

The extent of the application site is shown on the site location plan below.

Location plan

Planning applications


Reserved Matters

Retail Extension and Anchor Department Store

Reserved matters application granted on 6 April 2016 relating to appearance, scale, access and layout for Phases B and C (Plot A structure and envelope) of the outline permission 2015/02565/VAR comprising 75,019 sqm of A1 floorspace, 4,285sqm of A3-A5 floorspace; 2,456 sqm of D2 leisure floorspace and 518 non-residential car parking spaces pursuant to outline planning permission dated 13 October 2015 (ref. 2015/02565/VAR).


Reserved Matters

Block K – 74 Affordable Residential Units

On 14 September 2016, members of the planning committee resolved to grant planning permission (subject to a Deed of Variation to the s106) for submission of reserved matters relating to layout, scale, appearance, access and landscaping for Plot K comprising 74 residential units (30 x 1 bed, 35 x 2 bed, 9 x 3 bed) pursuant to condition 1 of outline planning permission 2015/02565/VAR dated 13 October 2015.


Outline planning application

For the comprehensive redevelopment of the site comprising a mixed use scheme to include construction of new buildings (ranging from 2 - 23 storeys) and structures (including podium) up to 87.975m (AOD) to provide up to 61,840sqm retail use (A1) including an anchor department store; up to 8,170sqm restaurant and café use (A3 - A5); up to 2065sqm office use (B1); up to 1,600sqm community/health/cultural use (D1); up to 3500sqm leisure use (D2); and up to 1,347 residential units (C3); plus creation of a basement, an energy centre together with ancillary and associated development, new pedestrian routes and open spaces, cycle parking, car and motorcycle parking and vehicular access and servicing facilities. 


Full planning application

Implementation of enabling works (pursuant to the comprehensive redevelopment of the site) including demolition of existing buildings and associated structures, the closure and temporary diversion of highways, construction of temporary highways, excavation and construction of a tunnel and support structures to connect to the existing Westfield London basement, utilities diversions and other associated works.


Minor material amendment

Amendments to Outline Planning Permission 2013/05115/OUT granted 5 September 2014 including alterations to: site levels; the public realm; increase in massing affecting building footprint and building height; a 107sqm (GEA) overall reduction in total floorspace and changes to its apportionment to approved land uses including omission of 2,065 sqm (GEA) of B1 office floorspace and a reduction in non-residential car parking spaces.

Details of site specific policy

White City Opportunity Area.