SE23.com - The Official Forum for Forest Hill & Honor Oak, London SE23
Online since 2002  -  10,000+ members

Home | SE23 Topics | Local Businesses | Wider Topics | Offered/Wanted/Lost/Found | Site Feedback | Advertising | Contact
Geddes Hairdressing & Barbering Studio One Armstrong & Co Solicitors


Post Reply  Post Topic 
Planning application to convert Home Accessories Extra to a coffee shop
Author Message
hillview


Posts: 118
Joined: Nov 2016
Post: #1
15-02-2018 11:15 AM
Find all posts by this user Reply
BigED


Posts: 130
Joined: Jan 2016
Post: #2
15-02-2018 12:47 PM

Thanks, hillview. Let's hope it is a coffee shop that is somehow different to the other coffee shops already in SE23. It'll be a shame to lose one of those shop-that-sells-everything establishments though.

Find all posts by this user Reply
jamesse


Posts: 3
Joined: Feb 2018
Post: #3
15-02-2018 06:07 PM

Forest Hill really doesn't need another coffee shop. Especially not one that size. More bars, restaurants and good food shops.

Find all posts by this user Reply
samuelsen


Posts: 204
Joined: Feb 2016
Post: #4
15-02-2018 11:14 PM

Clearly someone thinks a large coffee shop is a viable business and is happily to compete with the other local offerings. Suspect it's likely to be a chain, if it happens it will be interesting to see how the others providing a similar offering can up their game to compete on choice (food and beverage), price, quality, service, opening times etc.

Find all posts by this user Reply
BigED


Posts: 130
Joined: Jan 2016
Post: #5
16-02-2018 11:03 AM

ah. a chain. of course. PG not Starbucks.

Find all posts by this user Reply
jamesse


Posts: 3
Joined: Feb 2018
Post: #6
16-02-2018 11:13 AM

I pray for an authentic tapas bar or a good family Italian.

Find all posts by this user Reply
Beige


Posts: 11
Joined: Nov 2014
Post: #7
16-02-2018 03:31 PM

PG Not Costa!

Find all posts by this user Reply
jamesse


Posts: 3
Joined: Feb 2018
Post: #8
28-02-2018 04:40 PM

I just heard that it's the landlord that wants this property to be a coffee shop. The current tenants want to stay. The hardware/home shop is far more useful than a 19th coffee shop. Yes, there are 18 coffee shops in FH!

Find all posts by this user Reply
hillview


Posts: 118
Joined: Nov 2016
Post: #9
22-04-2018 01:35 PM

There is a new application:
http://planning.lewisham.gov.uk/online-a...CAPR_94285 3

This splits the unit and includes a Costa Coffee.

Quote:
This planning application therefore proposes the sub-division of the ground floor of 7-9 London Road, Forest Hill. The western half of the unit (Unit 9) would be retained within the A1 Use Class whilst planning permission is sought for the change of use of the eastern half of the unit (Number 7) from its existing lawful A1 Use to allow a mixed A1/A3 coffee shop, which it is intended for occupation by Costa.
This solution allows the current occupier to remain in Forest Hill, whilst creating a unit that is of a suitable size that is attractive to coffee shop operators such as Costa.

Find all posts by this user Reply

Friends of Blythe Hill Fields


Possibly Related Topics ...
Topic: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  Planning application to convert Forest Hill Co-op to a hotel hillview 12 3,953 10-03-2018 02:34 PM
Last Post: Uhuru
  Planning application to change Honor Oak Supermarket to a bar nitoda 10 9,697 03-07-2016 08:42 PM
Last Post: HannahD
  Planning Application: 1 Manor Mount Mrjamon 50 28,436 14-12-2015 11:46 AM
Last Post: Londondrz
  The 4 Redberry Grove Planning Application robertlondon 21 16,398 15-09-2015 07:16 AM
Last Post: JRW
  Planning Application: M&Co to become a Morrisons Local? edpaff 141 80,627 09-09-2015 04:42 PM
Last Post: michael
  Coffee shop at HOP station priced out TrypF 42 20,339 16-02-2015 06:39 PM
Last Post: Johe
  From the forest coffee shop Cesca3 3 2,686 27-01-2015 03:54 PM
Last Post: lukeyfoxtrot
  New coffee shop Scotslass 23 13,977 27-08-2014 01:48 PM
Last Post: tomangel
  Planning Application: 51-53 Canonbie Road penfold 88 68,127 02-05-2014 02:04 PM
Last Post: Hunter
  New coffee shop in Forest Hill admin 23 13,023 15-01-2014 06:51 PM
Last Post: Prampusher
  Planning Application - Hindsley Place and Westbourne Drive michael 124 70,719 09-01-2014 01:46 PM
Last Post: Perryman
  Planning Application: 120 Stanstead Road michael 67 43,056 11-12-2013 03:50 PM
Last Post: Mr_Numbers
  Planning Application: 6 Church Rise ForestGump 58 38,701 02-04-2013 05:53 PM
Last Post: Snazy
  Planning Application: 6 Church Rise NewForester 30 24,222 02-08-2012 05:00 PM
Last Post: Snazy
  Planning Application: Land to the rear of 107 Honor Oak Park alethius 5 5,191 25-06-2012 12:02 PM
Last Post: alethius
  Planning Application: 27 Shipman Road theirpuppet 50 30,990 07-06-2012 10:25 AM
Last Post: emma
  Codrington Hill - planning application? blushingsnail 1 3,211 24-05-2012 11:02 PM
Last Post: megan
  Planning Application - 113 Bovill Road davidl 7 6,583 21-04-2012 12:06 PM
Last Post: HOPcat
  Planning application: 33 Dartmouth Road Baboonery 16 8,757 29-11-2011 10:41 AM
Last Post: IWereAbsolutelyFuming
  Planning Application: 15 Davids Road NewForester 4 4,024 18-08-2011 08:34 AM
Last Post: notstoppin