Homes under the Planner: Applications approved or refused in Redbridge

Application to redevelop 78-80 Cranbrook Road has been approved

An application to add a rear extension to this site on Cranbrook Road - to create 18 room hotel - has been approved - Credit: Google Maps

Interested in what developments could be coming to the borough? 

For residents who want to be in the know, take a look at our round-up of applications received by Redbridge Council over the last 30 days.

Please note that this list is non-exhaustive.

For more information on the proposals below, and a full list of all applications, visit the council’s planning portal.

Approved

This site is set to change use from a shop to a restaurant

An application to change the use of this retail site to a restaurant has been approved - Credit: Google Maps

What: This application seeks to change the use of this retail site into a restaurant.

Where: 96 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, IG1 4NH

When: Application approved - April 14

Most Read

Reference: 0671/22

Further information: The proposed opening hours for the new restaurant are 10am-11.30pm Monday to Sunday, including bank holidays.

Approved

Application to redevelop 78-80 Cranbrook Road has been approved

An application to add a rear extension to this site on Cranbrook Road - to create 18 room hotel - has been approved - Credit: Google Maps

What: This application seeks to create an 18-room hotel by adding a rear extension to the first and second floors of this site.

Where: 78-84 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, IG1 4NH

When: Application approved - April 22

Reference: 1309/21

Further information: Alongside an 18-bedroom hotel, this scheme will also provide a reconfigured a two-bedroom flat and one-bedroom flat. 

There are currently two retail units - a money exchange and an electrical goods store - on the ground floor, and two residential units on the second floor.

Refused

Application rejected to convert 55 St Albans Road, Seven Kings, Ilford, IG3 8NN

An application has been rejected to convert this house - pictured in March 2021 - into a HMO - Credit: Google Maps

What: This application sought to change the use of a single dwelling house to a 12-person house in multiple occupation (HMO).

Where: 55 St Albans Road, Seven Kings, IG3 8NN

When: Application refused - April 26 

Reference: 0282/22

Further information: The council said the proposal "would result in an inadequate provision of a shared communal area to serve future occupants" due to a substandard communal ground floor space.