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APPLICATION A

The current February 2022 'amended scheme' (or 'hybrid scheme') offers:

Significant place-making and architectural benefits including the creation of a new active high street and river front uses, opening up of the Site through creation of new publicly accessible open and green spaces, and high-quality architecture which incorporates historic buildings. This includes:

  • New publicly accessible, local facilities including:
    • Cinema
    • Hotel
    • Community facilities including a boat house
    • Shops and restaurants
    • Additional leisure facilities including a new water sports centre
  • Access to the Thames River for the first time in two hundred years and a new towpath that will be available to the public 24/7
  • Green and ecological credentials of the scheme including:
    • Around 400 new trees to be planted across the site
    • A commitment to maximise carbon emissions savings to meet current London Plan requirements
    • Biodiversity
    • Support for electrical vehicles with a minimum provision of 20% of parking bays fitted with active charging points and the potential for an additional 20-30% to be added
    • New planting and boosted carbon sequestration, whereby carbon is captured in trees and plants
    • Use of photovoltaic panels to generate electricity locally
    • Use of air source and ground source heat pumps to generate carbon-free heating and cooling
    • Enhanced air quality
  • New public squares and plazas to encourage community interaction
  • Around 1,100 new homes, including ‘affordable housing’ making a significant contribution to the delivery of housing in London
  • New pedestrian and cycle routes through the site including enhancing the existing towpath and creating a new expansive link from the station and Mortlake Green through to the river
  • Transport improvements including highways works, contributions to bus facilities and improvements to the level crossing
  • High-quality landscaping
  • Just under 4 hectares of public amenity space (3.93 Ha) excluding the towpath (including accessible ‘OOTLI’ areas - Other Open Land of Townscape Importance)
  • Just over 7,500 m2 of children’s play space (7,534 m2)
  • Provision of a minimum of 2,454 long stay and 284 short stay cycle parking spaces across the development in excess of policy requirements
  • A sustainable transport plan for the overall scheme
  • The preservation and retention of heritage buildings across the site with the buildings and historic assets brought back into active use

Have your say on Application A

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1. The former Stag Brewery has been closed and vacated since 2015. Do you agree that this disused, ‘brownfield site’ should be brought back into active use to serve the Mortlake Community?

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2. Richmond Council have long pursued the development of a new ‘heart of Mortlake’ on the ex-Stag Brewery site and this has been outlined in Supplementary Planning Documents and Local Plans the council have published. Do you support the proposal for a new local centre offering a cinema, shops, community facilities including a new boat house, affordable workspace and new housing?

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3. The layout of the scheme has changed little since Richmond Council resolved to grant consent for it back in January 2020 (before it was called in by the London Mayor). Do you generally approve the new squares, landscaping and linkages set out in the masterplan including the connections to the new Thames footpath, Mortlake Green and the station, and the new cycle routes?

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4. There is a long history of brewing on this site with the original Morlake Brewery having opened in 1487. Are you satisfied that in bringing the Maltings Building and the existing brick elevations facing Mortlake High Street back into everyday use that the scheme is reflecting and celebrating its heritage assets?

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Neither satisfied or dissatisfied

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5. The developers are keen for the scheme to be as ecologically sound and sustainable as possible (please see the Transport and Sustainability section of this website for more information on this). Around 400 new trees are to be planted on the site to support biodiversity while the scheme design will maximise carbon emissions savings to meet current London Plan requirements. Do you support these initiatives toward ecological sensitivity?

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Neither support or oppose

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6. In order to reduce traffic loads three sustainable transport plans, including a green transport plan for the school have been assembled by the transport consultants. The school will fall within the Mayors ‘Ultra Low Emissions Zone - ULEZ’ – restricting certain diesel and petrol driven vehicles. Are you aware of and do you approve of these transport management measures?











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7. The award-winning architects have proposed a variety of buildings which reflect the use of local brickwork while adopting feature pitched roofs with single and double gables for most residential blocks and domed roofs on important building corners. Do you agree that this is appropriate, high-quality design?

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