Tefera Tibebe, GLA
TfL Land Use Planning Team
0207 126 4577
West London Academy – Stage 2
Transport for London TfL (TfL) concluded at Stage 1 that the proposals were
broadly acceptable and would result in a negligible impact on the local
The application sought a reduction in car parking at the site from 119 to 98
spaces with the retention of 8 spaces assigned for disabled use which was
supported by TfL. The Borough has since secured a further reduction in car
parking to 80 spaces which TfL supports.
TfL requested that the cycle parking be increased from 122 to 160 spaces to
ensure compliance with Replacement London Plan Policy 6.9 Cycling
details of the cycle parking are subject to a planning condition which must be
amended to secure 160 spaces.
TfL confirm that temporary use of the existing pedestrian access onto Church
Road to the north of Bishops Drive for construction vehicle use is acceptable.
The council must consult with TfL in order to agree restrictions on the use of
this access both generally and during the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic
Games. TfL oppose the use of this access for permanent vehicular use and
this should be secured by a relevant planning condition.
Jon Canty Principal Planner