PLANNING NEWS – 672 High Road Leytonstone


672 High Road Leytonstone

Planning Application No. 2014/1414 – 672 High Road Leytonstone

This application proposed a change of use from storage to a restaurant and cafe with a first floor extension. It was refused by the council’s planning officers.

Full details of the reasons may be seen on the Planning Explorer on the council’s website by quoting the application number

PLANNING NEWS – Crosby House, 2A Carlton Road

Planning Application number 2014/1077 – CROSBY HOUSE, 2A Carlton Road

An application was lodge to the following conditions of the original planning approval (2009/0762):

  • CONDITION 3 – increase opening hours to 09.00 to 23.00 Monday to Saturday and 09.00 to 22.00 on Sundays and Bank holidays
  • CONDITION 6 – remove limit on numbers attending
  • COMDITION 7 – remove restriction of use by young persons only, to allow use by all age groups.

This application was refused with informatives. Further details may be found under the council’s planning explorer quoting application number 2014/1077.



620 High Road Leytonstone – site of proposed betting office

After the successful protests against the betting shop in Church Lane, the Liberal Democrats are concerned that yet another planning application has been lodged for a branch of Paddy Power in High Road Leytonstone. The Shopping Centre is already inundated with betting shops – surely there is no demand for another.

Paddy Power Bookmakers have lodged an application to open a branch at 620 High Road Leytonstone.

Residents can find details of the application from the Council website by quoting planning application 2014/0996, which covers change of use from category A1 (retail) to A2 (betting office). in the Planning Explorer.

Other application cover:

  • Illuminated fascia and projecting sign – 2014.09967/ADV
  • New shopfront – 2014/0998
  • Two wall-mounted air conditioning units, two satellite dishes at 1st floor level and a TV aerial- 2014/1003

Comments on this application should be sent to:

Planning Applications – Development Management
London Borough of Waltham Forest
Sycamore House,
Forest Road
E17 4SU
020 8496 3000
[email protected]

UPDATE: The FOCUS Team has heard that the Bushwood area residents have started a petition, and wish them every success.