PUBLIC MEETING ON WEST CHISWICK CONSERVATION
proposed conservation area will be discussed
at a meeting of the West Chiswick and Gunnersbury
Society on Monday 23 September in the Age Concern
building, Oxford Road North - starting at 8.00pm.
This meeting is open to all residents in the
area - including non-members of the society.
WEST CHISWICK & GUNNERSBURY SOCIETY
28 Thorney Hedge Road, Chiswick, W4
AREA IN WEST CHISWICK
will have received a letter from Hounslow Council
seeking their views about the proposed Thorney
Hedge and Turnham Green conservation areas.
The letter invited residents to return a form
to show if they supported, or opposed, this
proposal. Responses need to be returned to
the Council by 27 September.
may well have received leaflets that either
support, or opposed, the Council's proposal.
This letter aims to clarify what is involved
in living in a conservation area and recommends
that you support the Council's proposal.
Chiswick & Gunnersbury Society members
agreed at a meeting earlier this year that
the area would benefit from conservation status
for the following reasons:
It imposes extra controls and protection
against the persistent applications for
new developments in the area i.e. the
proposed 28 storey development next to
It provides a stronger protective barrier
against unsympathetic developers, who
want to demolish buildings for commercial
gain - such as the John Bull Public House.
Conservation areas usually result in an
increase in property values compared with
the market values of comparable housing
outside the area.
It helps to generate a stronger feeling
of neighbourhood pride in the area; and
increased awareness of its historical
and architectural merit.
conservation area DOES NOT MEAN:
The introduction of extra planning controls
over existing properties.
The imposition of enforced changes to
the present features of your property,
unless they are unlawful under present
Any changes in the Council's treatment
of requests for alterations to your property.
Proposed alterations require planning
permission, irrespective of whether you
live within, or outside, a conservation
area (except for minor alterations).
THORN - CHAIRMAN
Conservation Areas in West Chiswick Proposed
Plans for Chiswick West Submitted
Chiswick and Gunnersbury Society's Letter Objecting
to Wing House Development
on the March
Chiswick and Gunnersbury Society
on the new plans
Application to Demolish John Bull
Group Writes to Architects
of Meeting of Local residents
Grows to Chiswick West
Text of Letter of Objection from Peter Eversden
Letter of Objection from local resident
for Developer Urges Residents to View Plans
on this issue on the Chiswick Discussion Forum
Plans for Chiswick Business Park
local Council Representatives
details for your MP