Issue details

Confirmation of Westminster's Non-Immediate Article 4 Direction for change of use from Class E (commercial, business and service uses) to Class C3 (dwellinghouses) outside of the Central Activities Zone (CAZ)

The report will seek approval confirm (i.e. bring into force) the council’s Article 4 Direction to remove permitted development rights from Class E floorspace to residential from selected areas of designated town centres that fall outside of the CAZ.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant impact on 2 wards or more;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Abbey Road; Bayswater; Church Street; Harrow Road; Hyde Park; Knightsbridge and Belgravia; Lancaster Gate; Little Venice; Maida Vale; Pimlico South; Queen's Park; Regent's Park; Westbourne;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/08/2022

Decision due: 25 Nov 2022 by Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Lead director: Executive Director Innovation and Change

Department: Innovation and Change

Contact: Sean Walsh, Principal Policy Officer - Policy, Performance and Communications Email: