Financier slams 'environmental extremists' who object to basement dig plans under his £2m Highgate home
This online article also appears on page six of today's print edition of The Evening Standard.
The property concerned lies at the northern end of the Parkland Walk that runs westwards from Finsbury Park. It's on the north side of the Walk shortly before it exits into Holmesdale Road. High boarding surrounds the property.
The Council's Planning Portal shows the Construction Management Plan application here, to which the public can comment, support or oppose, up until the 5th of April.
The website of The Friends of Parkland Walk is here.
Councillor, Highgate Ward
Liberal Democrat Party
it's not the quantity of objectors or supporters of an application that influences the decision, it's the nature of the objection/supporting statement.
Yes, this is well understood by anyone on the Planning Committee. The CMP may or may not be approved. Regardless, Haringey Council's Covenants on the property remain in place. Any decision to waive or "relax" the Covenants would be a political decision, not a planning decision. Political decisions sometimes have regard to public opinion.
I've just noticed that amongst other comments, the Leader of Labour Party (as MP for Islington North) lodged an Objection in respect of 3 Francis Place.