Colnbrook could see new homes built near an empty guesthouse
The outbuildings of a VACANT guest house could be demolished for new homes if the planning officers agree.
This is just one of many requests submitted to local authorities in Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead over the past seven days.
To view more details on each request, go to the respective council’s planning portal with the reference number attached.
Plans for a large family home are approved for the fourth time at Gibraltar Lane, Cookham, Maidenhead (22/01997/REM).
A candidate known as “Mr. Allan Scott’ has secured final approval from Royal Borough planning officers to build a five-bedroom detached house on green belt land to the north of Old Well House.
The house will have an Edwardian look and will include a double garage and a boathouse.
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An identical planning application was approved in 2008 and then later in 2010. The plans hit a brick wall where another approval was given in 2017.
Developers have three years to start building their schematics. If they do not do so within that time, the authorization will expire and another request will have to be submitted and re-approved.
Outbuildings next to a vacant guest house could be replaced with new houses at 42 High Street, Colnbrook, Slough (P/00655/025).
Two semi-detached houses with three bedrooms each could be the last edition of the village near Heathrow airport.
If approved by planning officers in Slough, it will involve demolishing the two outbuildings next to the empty guest house, known as The Cedar.
The proposal will use the existing parking lot used by The Cedar house. Each house will have pedestrian access from High Street and nearby Rayners Close.
Each owner will also have a private back and front garden.
A barn and bungalow could be demolished for new homes in Cherry Garden Lane, Littlewick Green, Maidenhead (22/02595/FULL).
A claimant known as “Mr. Dan East” submitted plans to build three new houses and a replacement house which could replace a bungalow, barn and other equestrian facilities.
The properties are two stories high with hipped roofs to accommodate the number of houses nearby.
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The developer said the plans will benefit the community by providing new homes and removing “unattractive” commercial buildings which have no architectural value and are “generally poor in aesthetic appearance”.
Parking and storage is proposed, but the design and access brief does not indicate how many parking spaces there will be.