4 days left to comment on planning application for Market Towers!

Submmit your comments to:


quoting application number 2012/0380

Deadline: 16th March.

Includes two towers (200m and 161m). Comprises 491 flats, 11,000 sq m of B1 and 11,600 sq m of hotel, plus a bit of retail on the site where Market Towers currently stand (1 Nine Elms Lane).

Letter to consultee from

Wandsworth Council

Environment and Community Services Department

The Town Hall Wandsworth High Street

London SW18 2PU

Please ask for/reply to: Rosalynn Claxton

Telephone: 020 8871 5266

Fax: 020 8871 6003

Minicom: 020 8871 8403 (Service for Deaf People)

Email: planningapplications@wandsworth.gov.uk


Our ref: 2012/0380/RC

Date:  DATE \@ “d MMMM yyyy” \* MERGEFORMAT 2 March 2012

Dear Sir/Madam

Town and Country Planning Act 1990

LOCATION: Market Towers 1 Nine Elms Lane SW8   APPLICATION NUMBER: 2012/0380

The Council has recently received an application for planning permission at the above address for:

PROPOSAL: Demolition of existing buildings and structures. Erection of two new buildings of  58 storeys (up to 200m above ground) and 43 storeys (up to 161m above ground) high to include the following uses with floorspace of up to: 77,548 sq.m. of residential floorspace (up to 491 units); 721 sq.m. of retail uses (classes A1-A4); 10,986 sq.m. of office space (class B1);  11,617 sq.m. hotel (class C1) together with a high level viewing space; provision of private and public open spaces; vehicular access and reconfigured vehicular access routes; provision of cycle, motorcycle and car parking, servicing and energy centre within two level basement; landscaping; excavation works; and other associated works. An Environmental Statement has been submitted with the planning application under the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2011.

If you wish to comment on this application please write to us either by email (to  HYPERLINK “mailto:planningapplications@wandsworth.gov.ukplanningapplications@wandsworth.gov.uk) or letter or via the website by 16 March 2012, quoting the reference above. Comments received late will be considered if practical to do so.

Comments should include your name and address, the application number and the site address in any correspondence (including e-mail).  When responding by e-mail, please send your comments as an attachment if you do not wish your e-mail address to be published. The Council encourages comments to be made by email or the website, both of which will be automatically acknowledged electronically. There will be no acknowledgement to letters, however all comments will be available for public viewing on the Council’s website within 3 working days of receipt.

The details of the proposal above are a summary. You can see full details of the application and leave comments by going to the Planning homepage at http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/planning, then clicking ‘Find a planning application’ and then ‘Search the applications database’. The easiest way to access the application documents is to enter the application number only.

You can view paper copies of the proposal at the Town Hall by giving at least 48 hours notice by e-mailing  HYPERLINK “mailto:planningapplications@wandsworth.gov.uk” planningapplications@wandsworth.gov.uk or by telephoning (020) 8871 6637 stating the application files you wish to view. You can view the electronic version of planning application at the helpdesk without an appointment. The helpdesk is located on the 5th Floor of the Town Hall Extension and is open between 9.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Due to the high volume of comments we receive, we are unable to enter into written correspondence. If you would like more information or wish to discuss the application please contact the above officer on 020 8871 5266. If you do not own your property please forward this letter to the owner.

Yours faithfully

Rosalynn Claxton

 for Assistant Director (Planning and Environmental Services)


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