Weekly planning news from the Central London boroughs


Housing Today reports that PRP’s plans to redevelop a housing estate in Camden have resurfaced after a set of previous proposals by the same team were withdrawn. The practice is working with housebuilders Countryside and One Housing Group on the 475-home Juniper Crescent scheme, located just behind the grade II*-listed Roundhouse on part of the former Camden Goods Yard.

City of London

My London reports that plans for a 22-storey office block near Moorgate station are being reviewed by the Mayor for initial comments. The new Tenter House application, which was filed with the City of London Corporation in February and is with the Mayor for initial comments, includes works to the City Point Plaza and a redesign of the formerly proposed steel-and-glass building, as well as the additional office space. It is the seventh application for the site in 27 years, having first been eyed-up for redevelopment in 1997.

Planning resource reports that the City of London Corporation has published the final version of its draft local plan ahead of its submission for examination, which proposes a fast-track route for conversions from office to leisure uses and a reduced housing requirement compared to an earlier iteration.

Timeout reports that he Gherkin is set be refurbished, with the multi-million-pound project including sustainability upgrades and luxurious tech integration. 

Architects Journal reports that Stiff + Trevillion’s reworked plans for a 43-storey skyscraper next to a 323-year-old City of London synagogue have met with more opposition. The practice’s latest proposal for 31-34 Bury Street, opposite Foster + Partners’ Gherkin, is five storeys shorter than an earlier 48-storey scheme rejected by City of London planners in 2021. However, concerns have been raised once again over the updated scheme’s impact on Bevis Marks synagogue, a Grade I-listed building and the UK’s oldest Jewish place of worship, and the Tower of London World Heritage Site.

City of Westminster

In Westminster, Property Week reports that RICS has announced plans to revamp its London headquarters on Great George Street, delivering new workspace along with a members’ lounge, bar and brasserie.

City AM reports that London’s most expensive flat, a five-bedroom flat at the tenth and eleventh floors of One Hyde Park, is on sale for £175m. 

The Evening Standard reports that Westminster City Council rejected plans for a champions league final fan zone.

Hammersmith & Fulham

London News Online reports that the Premier League club Fulham FC have submitted more applications in order to complete their Riverside Stand project.


The Islington Gazette reports that Real estate investment firm Delancey has applied to Islington Council to turn the site at 176-178 in York Way into laboratory and office space for life sciences and technology jobs.


The Evening Standard reports that Lambeth council is set to make the London Eye a permanent feature of London’s skyline ahead of its current ‘cut-off’ date of 2028.

Brixton Buzz reports that a petition has received over 500 signatures against the development of a highrise flat scheme on Acre Lane.


Property Weeks reports that a number of IT and sports betting firms will relocate their London headquarters to Native Land’s Abor Bankside Yard.