Public Inquiry into the former Imperial College Sports Ground, Udney Park Road

A Public Inquiry is to be held at York House from Tuesday 5 November. The Inquiry relates to a planning application for the Former Imperial College Sports Ground, Udney Park Road, Teddington TW11 9BB.

The planning application was for the following development:

"Erection of a new extra-care community, with new public open space and improved sports facilities, comprising: 107 extra-care apartments (Class C2 use), visitor suites, and associated car parking; 12 GP surgery (Class D1 use) and associated car parking; new public open space including a public park, and a community orchard; improved sports facilities (Class D2 use) comprising a 3G pitch, turf pitch, MUGA, playground, pavilion and community space, and associated parking (68 spaces); paddock for horses; and a new pedestrian crossing at Cromwell Road; and all other associated works."

The Council is opposing the proposed development.

The Inquiry

The Inquiry is currently scheduled to take place between Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 November, Tuesday 12 to Friday 15 November, and on Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 November. Please note that this may be subject to change.

The timings for the Inquiry are to be 9.30am to 1pm and 2 to 5pm on most days. The first day will commence at 10am rather than 9.30am. On Fridays the session will end at 2pm.

On Wednesday 13 November there will be an evening session starting at 6pm rather than a daytime session to allow those unable to attend during normal working hours to give evidence. This evening session will take place in the Clarendon Hall adjoining York House.

Members of the public may attend the inquiry and, at the Inspector’s discretion, express their views.

View contact details for the Planning Inspectorate (pdf, 17 KB).

View full details of the planning application.

Update 23 January 2020

The Public Inquiry will recommence on Monday 9 March 2020 at York House. The Inspector has asked for the following correspondence to be made available:

Up to: Planning

Updated: 30 July 2020