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KRONEN have supported recently approved proposals at Grade II Listed Doughty House on Richmond Hill. Approved proposals sought permission for a new vehicle access, a new gallery extension, an extension of the basement for 4 × additional parking spaces, partial removal and reconstruction of flank wall to rear of house and various internal layout alterations and technical amendments (car lift, games room, swimming pool, cinema). KRONEN transport consultant services included pre-app / feasibility advice and planning support on highways matters (the principle of new access to the classified road, access design and swept path analysis etc. etc.). KRONEN were working alongside HTP (architects and agents). LB Richmond’s full planning application ref was “19/0879/FUL”. (Image: HTP)



In October 2019 Lambeth Council approved a planning application to demolish an existing building and construct a new building comprising a ground floor shop with 6 × residential flats and houses with no off-street vehicle parking provision near Dulwich. The application was supported by KRONEN’s Parking Survey report carried out in accordance with the “Lambeth Methodology” (‘Lambeth Council Parking Survey Guidance Note‘ (Lambeth Council, 2012)). KRONEN’s Parking Survey report assessed the potential for overspill parking and associated parking impact and justified the proposal in accordance with Development Plan policies and National Planning Policy Framework (MHCLG, 2019). Lambeth Council’s planning reference was “18/05166/FUL”. The description was “Demolition and redevelopment of the site to provide a 3 storey building comprising a ground floor retail unit onto Rosendale Road with basement storage area and two upper floors comprising 2 flats and 1 no. … Continue reading


paxton place, gipsy hill, lambeth

Over the past couple of years KRONEN has worked with Barnes Designs on proposals for a mixed-use residential-led development in the Gipsy Hill area of Lambeth. The site has an established vehicle repair workshop / garage use. Prior to KRONEN’s involvement on the project 3 × applications had been refused / withdrawn on the site in recent years (Lambeth Council references “14/02172/FUL” for the “Change of use from existing industrial and storage units (use class B2 and B8) to residential (use class C3)”, “14/03890/FUL” for the “Change of use (Only) of land and buildings from existing industrial and storage units (use class B2 and B8) to residential (use class C3)” and “16/05520/FUL” for the “Demolition of existing building and erection of a part single storey building to provide a commercial unit/Light industrial (Use Class B1 (c) use) and part 4 … Continue reading

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KRONEN supported approved proposals at 21 Send Barns Lane, Send, Woking, GU23 7BP (in Guildford Borough Council / Surrey County Council). The proposal was for the “Demolition of the existing 6no. outbuildings and replacement with 3 new detached dwellings, together with associated refuse, cycle and parking facilities”. KRONEN were working alongside Goater Jones (architects and agents). KRONEN’s Transport Technical Note assessed the main transport issues for the proposal which were: new site access, site layout and parking provisions. The Guildford BC planning application ref was “18/P/02222” and the application was approved in August 2019. (Image: Goater Jones)



Croydon Council approve a new residential development KRONEN were working on in Purley. We were working for Lumiere Property alongside Robinson Escott Planning (agent) and Pellings (designers). KRONEN assisted from initial feasibility, pre-application and full planning. The application site was 3 Olden Lane, Purley, CR8 2EH. The full planning application sought an apartment block comprising 8 × apartments. The proposed schedule of accommodation is 3 × 1-bedroom, 3 × 2-bedroom and 2 × 3-bedroom apartments. The application included new vehicle access to serve a restrained provision of 4 × off-street vehicle spaces. Croydon Council’s planning application reference was “19/00110/FUL”. (Images: Pellings) The planning application was supported by KRONEN’s Transport Statement. The Transport Statement report set out the existing site, the site’s accessibility using sustainable transport modes, the adjoining highway network, the proposals, the proposal’s transport impact and integration with planning policy … Continue reading

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Oak Tree Mews, Finchley

A good example of the value of a Transport Technical Note is “Oak Tree Mews” development in Finchley, Barnet. KRONEN were appointed following a difficult and unsupportive pre-application engagement. The application site was a triangular piece of vacant undeveloped land with a large central oak tree at Osborn Gardens / Devonshire Road / Aberdare Gardens with two constrained and unmade points of access. In terms of planning the site had almost been sterilized for future applications by three recent refusals / dismissed appeals. The proposal sought three dwellings with off-street parking. The main transport issues addressed in the Transport Technical Note for the proposal were the proposed shared surface new site accesses, site layout, parking provisions and traffic-related amenity issues. The full planning application was approved in late 2018 at LB Barnet planning committee. The LB Barnet application number was … Continue reading

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Sommerville House, Whitton

In 2016 to 2018 KRONEN worked with Wimshurst Pelleriti on Richmond Housing Partnership’s proposals for “Sommerville House” in the Whitton area of Twickenham / Richmond. The proposals sought to provide 21 × residential sheltered care units (8 × 2-bedroom unit and 13 × 1-bedroom units) for over 55 year olds. The proposal also included numerous communal and garden spaces for a small kitchen / café, library and multipurpose spaces for wellbeing activities. The proposal included no off-street car parking but did allow for scooters. The proposal was supported by KRONEN’s Transport Statement. The London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames’ planning reference was “16/3506”. The application was unanimously approved at LBR planning committee towards the end of 2018.

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