2010 Area Action Plan Site L – 1 Westmoreland Rd & BCC

Site L: DHSS Building and Christian Centre, Westmoreland Road & Mason’s Hill.

A hotel development was approved in 2013 by the Council but the site was acquired by the Department of Education and subsequently subject of an application for a 10 storey School building (the SHAW). This was recommended for approval by Council officers but refused by Councillors. The subsequent planning Appeal was dismissed February 2019 mainly on grounds of the loss of the protected view of Keston Ridge which is something of a breakthrough decision for environmental matters in the Town Centre.

The next proposal for this site is awaited.

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