Large Edwardian home has huge garden running down to the river
A large back garden site with river frontage in Grove Park, could be turned into a luxury residential development with stunning views of the Thames.
The property at 17 Hartington Road and its garden has been advertised with Primelocation, proposing it as an ideal site for development.
We understand that a pre-application approach offering three potential options has been made to Hounslow Council's Planning Department.
Chiswick Staithe, a development of four-storey wharf-style houses is adjacent to the property and residents there are likely to be most affected by any new building. To the north of the property are houses along Hartington Road, all of which have gardens leading down to the river.
The aerial image shows the length of the garden to the river and proximity with Chiswick Staithe
The property at 17 Hartington Road is within the Grove Park Conservation area and is
locally listed, and has for many years been separated into two flats.
Since its construction in 1890 as part of a row of similar properties, now demolished to make
way for the Chiswick Staithe development in 1964, the property has undergone various
extensions and changes of occupancy from a single-family dwelling to the current layout and
split in the 1960’s.
The proposal is (Option A) for six four-storey properties in the rear garden, with the current property of no. 17 to revert to a single family house
The two other options proposed are for three four-storey detached properties in the rear garden, with the current property to revert to a single family house, or for
seven flats within a three storey building in the rear garden, with the current property to
to remain as two dwellings.
It is likely that the first option would be preferable to planning officials because development facing the river would need to reflect the adjacent Chiswick Staithe development.
Factors also to be taken into consideration would include landscaping, loss of trees and the question of access to the devvelopment, whether from Hartington Road or Chiswick Staithe.
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January 8, 2020