Archive for the ‘Planning’ Category

Advertising planning application for LED hoarding on Prince of Wales

Posted on: 26th January, 2015 in News, Planning

The Brixton Society has objected to the application for a permanent LED lit advertising hoarding on the Prince of Wales Public House. Deadline for objections is today 26 January. Thank you to all who have posted objections. Our objection is…

Reliance Arcade “at risk”

Posted on: 30th October, 2014 in Brixton Stories, Planning

English Heritage have added Brixton’s Reliance Arcade to the Heritage at Risk Register. They comment “Built 1923-5 by Andrews and Peascod of brick and concrete construction, this covered market is a straight narrow arcade running east-west from Electric Lane to…

Pub Protection Meeting

Posted on: 27th May, 2014 in Brixton Stories, Planning

On Saturday 31 May CAMRA’s Greater London Region will be holding a seminar on pub protection. The venue is the Melton Mowbray, High Holborn, from noon until 5pm. Anyone who cares for London’s pubs and wants to get more involved…


Posted on: 12th March, 2014 in News, Planning

Last evening’s meeting of the Lambeth Planning Committee permitted the application which will result in the demolition of the Canterbury Arms; another traditional, local pub lost. This is despite the fact that Lambeth does have a planning policy in favour…


Posted on: 10th March, 2014 in News, Planning

The planning application to demolish the Canterbury Arms to build a block of flats is coming up before Lambeth’s Planning Committee tomorrow evening. The Committee meeting is Tuesday, 11th March from 7:00pm in Room 8 in the Town Hall. The…

Distinctive chapel seeks controversial revamp

Posted on: 27th October, 2013 in News, Planning

The Bible Truth Church of God have applied for planning permission to replace their current corrugated iron mission hall with a spanking new complex containing a purpose built worship space on the ground floor with 8 flats above. The chapel…

Canterbury Arms

Posted on: 11th June, 2013 in News, Planning

A developer, May Developments (Brixton) Ltd, is proposing to redevelop the Canterbury Arms, on the corner of Pope’s Road and Canterbury Crescent, with a new nine storey residential and community use building. They are holding a public exhibition on their…

Eagle Printing Works – missing date stone

Posted on: 24th May, 2013 in Comment, Planning

Current planning applications for 304 Brixton Road have highlighted a major unauthorised change to the building within the last five years – despite it being in a conservation area. The picture on the right was taken in April 2008 and…


Posted on: 17th April, 2013 in News, Planning

Tesco’s plans to turn the George IV pub on Brixton Hill into a “Tesco Express” suffered a setback at last evening’s Planning Application Committee (PAC) meeting held in Lambeth Town Hall. At issue were four applications to alter the front…

Brixton SPD – Final Week

Posted on: 11th March, 2013 in News, Planning

The consultation on the Brixton Supplementary Planning Document – which has the potential to shape the future of Brixton for the next decade or more – closes this Friday, 15th March. You still have time to have your voice heard….