Respect Rydal Road as a Conservation Area

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<p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The owner of a property in&nbsp;Rydal road has submitted plans to demolish the existing dwelling and erect a new three storey&nbsp;(plus basement) building to provide 5 self contained flats with provision for only 1 off street parking space.&nbsp; This proposal, if approved, is detrimental to the Streatham Park Garrard Road Conservation and residential area.&nbsp;</p> <p> Concerned residents who wish to review the plans can do so at the Brixton Tate Library, Town Planning Advice Centre or online. &nbsp;Petitions to the council to &nbsp;reject these plans will need to be submitted before 20<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;October 2010. Please voice your objection to these plans and help to maintain the area as a peaceful place to live.</p> <p> <strong>If accessing via the website, the link is:</strong></p> <p> <a href="http://planning.lambeth.gov.uk/publicaccess/tdc/DcApplication/application_comments_entryform.aspx?caseno=L60GFKBO0HX00">http://planning.lambeth.gov.uk/publicaccess/tdc/DcApplication/application_comments_entryform.aspx?caseno=L60GFKBO0HX00</a></p> <p> The application case reference: 10/02508/ful</p> <p> If you are on email please register your interest by emailing the support group.&nbsp; Similarly, if you have any questions please contact the support group at <strong><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></strong></p> <p> Previous objections include:</p> <ul> <li> The property is in a conservation area and the development does little to maintain similarity with other as-built single occupancy homes in&nbsp;Rydal Rd</li> <li> The proposal is a substantial overdevelopment of the site</li> <li> The proposal creates additional and adverse load on local services including 126 year old sewage, water, telecommunication and parking</li> <li> The disturbance excavation will cause to adjacent properties and a possible increase in subsidence to these properties and immediate area</li> <li> The development is out of character in a conservation area</li> <li> The development meets the owners commercial needs and contributes little to the local community</li> <li> General increase in disturbance from 5 flats comprising 8 bedrooms from what is substantially a quiet residential area</li> <li> The requirement is for a more modest proposal to reinstate the single dwelling or for at most 3 flats.</li> </ul> <p style="margin-left:-7.1pt;"> &nbsp;The Lambeth Case officer: Andrew Byrne, <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a>, 020 7926 1194</p>