185 new public transport oriented homes proposed for North Acton

Proposals on behalf of the applicant Bellaview Properties Ltd and Builder Depot Ltd, as part of a detailed application to the London Borough of Ealing for the redevelopment of the builder’s merchants at 227 – 239 Horn Lane in Acton.

The application seeks permission for the demolition and construction of parts 15, 11, 7, and 6-floor building and car parking. The 185 new home scheme would be provided on an elevated deck with associated residents’ gardens, with replacement space for the displaced builder’s merchants on the ground floor.

227-239 Horn Lane is situated within 50 meters due north of Acton Main Line Elizabeth Line Station and Acton High Street, 10 minutes to the south of the proposed site.

The applicant has appointed architects Buckley Gray Yeoman (BGY), to produce design and access proposals for the site.

The proposed scheme is viewed looking north on Horn Lane, Image credit planning application.

Contained with the circular economy statement, prepared by IN2 Engineering considers opportunities to reuse the excavation material on site. In accordance with the GLA Circular Economy guidance, 95% of the existing materials will be recycled or reused.

The vast majority (90%) of apartments in the proposed development will be a dual aspect, with only a limited number of southeast and southwest facing single aspect units.

Within the 185 homes proposed within this scheme, 35% will be classed as affordable of which 35 are for Social Rent and a furthermore 29 for intermediate tenure. The remaining 121 new flats will be for private sale.

In line with planning policy, the residents will not be eligible to apply for local parking permits from Ealing Council, as this will be a car-free scheme with an exception of disabled blue badge holders.

Residents’ courtyard atop the provided builders merchants, image credit planning application.

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