Chiswick Skyscraper not dead
Mystery developer Clifton Cape to proceed with appeal
A report on this site that the 28 storey tower block has proven to be inaccurate. Clifton Cape is intended to continue with the appeal against the refusal of planning permission for this development.
member of the West Chiswick and Gunnersbury Society (WCGS) had been informed
by a planning officer at Hounslow that the appeal against the refusal
was to be dropped. In fact Clifton Cape are appealing the three old planning
applications at the same time as the two new ones, although they were
unable to get them all heard together on Feb 24th, which is what they
A spokesman for the WCGS said, "we are disappointed that the decision at this important site is not going to be made by elected councillors, and it seems that the developers are attempting to bypass the democratic process."
application for two new tower blocks in Chiswick Business Park may not
be scheduled to go to the Sustainable Development Committee yet because
Section 106 payments have not yet been agreed.
January 22, 2004