Countryside and L&Q win approval for 2,350 homes

Acton Gardens

Countryside Properties and L&Q have won outline consent for 2,350 homes in Acton, west London.

The joint venture also won detailed planning consent for 106 homes within the £579m scheme, dubbed Acton Gardens.

The first 167 dwellings at Acton Gardens are currently under construction with first completions due in January 2013.

David Montague, chief executive of L&Q, said:  “Securing planning committee approval is a crucial milestone in the transformation of South Acton and we are extremely pleased to have been given the green light by our partners at the London Borough of Ealing.”

The project team includes HTA Architects as masterplanners and lead architects, Alison Brooks Architects as phase two architects, Aecom as energy consultant and Terence O’Rourke as planning consultant.