Thumbs-up for Notting Hill schemes

By Jim Dunton - Wed 15 May 2013, 3:54 pm

Notting Hill Housing Trust has won planning permission for two developments that will create a total of 118 homes near the North Circular Road in Arnos Grove.

Bowes Road: proposal for new flats approved

At its most recent meeting, Enfield Council’s planning committee approved the demolition of 13 properties on land off Telford Road, to be replaced with 62 flats in a block six storeys at its highest.

Committee members also approved a separate application to replace 10 properties off Bowes Road with a block of 42 flats, stepped up to six storeys, and 14 mews houses.

Notting Hill project director Ken Barnett told councillors that the new developments would contribute to Enfield's need for 1,300 new homes, and that 40 per cent of the housing on at least one of the sites would be designated “affordable”, split between rental and shared ownership.

He added that buildings earmarked for demolition under the proposals were considered “unviable” and “undesirable for refurbishment”.