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Property details

Case reference: PP/12/04248
Address: Kensington Palace, Palace Green, LONDON, W8 4PU
Ward: Campden
Polling district: 03
Listed Building Grade: 1
Conservation area: Kensington Palace

Applicant details

Applicant's name: Royal Household Property Section
Applicant company name: BLB Architects Ltd
Contact address: Burnhill Business Centre Provident House Burrell Row BECKENHAM BR3 1AT

Proposal details

Application type: PP (Planning permission)
Proposed development Construction of a single storey external box.
Date received: 19 Oct 2012
Registration date:
(Statutory start date)
19 Oct 2012
Public consultation ends: 07 Dec 2012
Application status: Decided
Target date for decision: 14 Dec 2012

Decision details

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Decision: Grant Planning Permission/Consent
Decision date: 14 Dec 2012
Conditions and reasons:


The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission. (C001)
Reason - As required by Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, to avoid the accumulation of unexercised Planning Permissions. (R001)


The development hereby permitted shall not be carried out except in complete accordance with the details shown on submitted plans, (C068)
Reason - The details are considered to be material to the acceptability of the proposals, and for safeguarding the amenity of the area. (R068)


All work and work of making good shall be finished to match the existing original work in respect of material, colour, texture, and profile and, in the case of brickwork, facebond and pointing. (C071)
Reason - To protect the character and appearance of the building which is statutorily Listed. (R073)


Notwithstanding the plans hereby approved, no development shall commence until a sample of materials and colour have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and the development shall not be carried out other than in accordance with the details so approved and shall thereafter be so maintained.
Reason - To preserve the setting of the listed building and the character and appearance of the conservation area.



Variations due to Building Regs.
Conditional Planning Permission is hereby granted for the development as shown on the approved drawings. Any alteration to the approved scheme, resulting from the requirements of the Building Regulations or for any other reason, may require further permission. You are advised to consult the Directorate of Planning Services before work commences if this is the case. (I09)


Attention to Conditions
Your attention is drawn to the Conditions of this Permission and to the Council's powers of enforcement, including the power to serve a Breach of Condition Notice under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, as amended. You are advised that from the 6th April 2008 there is a formal system by which planning conditions should be discharged. The appropriate application form can be downloaded from the Council's website ( or requested from the Planning Information Office at the Town Hall. In most instances there will be a fee associated with each request for the discharge of conditions. Please see the guidance notes and fee regulations on the Council's website or telephone 020 7361 3012 for further advice. (I10)


Care - Conservation Area
This property is within a Conservation Area. Building works should, therefore, be completed with great care. External facing work and detailed treatment should be finished in a manner sympathetic to the existing building. If there is any doubt about the way in which work should be carried out, you should consult the Directorate of Planning Services. (Tel. No. 020-7361-2465) (I11)


Building Regs. - Separate Approval
Separate approval for the works hereby granted planning permission may be required by the Building Act 1984 and the Building Regulations 2000 (as amended), and the grant of planning permission does not imply that such approval will be given. The Director of Building Control, Town Hall, Hornton Street, W8 7NX should be consulted before works commence. (I21)


GTD/Pre-app/At submission Est.G/No amend
To assist applicants in finding solutions to problems arising in relation to their development proposals the Local Planning Authority has produced planning policies, and provided written guidance, all of which are available on the Council's website. A pre-application advice service is also offered. The scheme was submitted in accordance with advice provided through pre-application discussions.


The applicant is advised that, pursuant to condition 4, a revised colour is sought for the proposed kiosk and that a green colour which matches the railings would be appropriate instead of the blue colour shown on the drawings.

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Contact details

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Planning team: North
Telephone: 020 7361 3012

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