Log in | Register
22/02/2018

Appeal: North London bowls club saved from redevelopment

Words:
Lawn Bowls / iStock: 471056637

A scheme to demolish a bowls club in Finchley to make way for eight homes has been rejected after an inspector found no reason to believe the site could not remain as an asset of community value.

The appeal concerned the bowling green and clubhouse of West Finchley Bowling Club, a lawn bowls club in Finchley, north-west London, that was declared an asset of community value (ACV) in 2013.

The appellant sought permission to clear the site to make way for eight new homes, evoking an early break clause in the lease to remove the club, which was forced to vacate the site in mid-2017 af.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

THE PLANNER is the Official Magazine for the RTPI

Not a member?
60 day free trial of our premium content when you Register Now

Or log in as a subscriber

Go back to The Planner Home Page

Tags

FEATURES

  • A growing body of evidence suggests that green space has tangible health and economic benefits. Economist Caroline Vexler explains why now is the time for planners to focus on the case for green space

  • Wei Yang takes on the RTPI presidency with a rallying cry: our founding principles should inform our future ambitions. Martin Read reports.

  • Is there truly a case for blockchain technology within the planning process or could it be more hype than help? Unboxed’s Kassie Paschke and Rhian Lewis consider the pros and cons