LB Hammersmith & Fulham has agreed the ground for a compulsory purchase order on properties
The regeneration plans are obstructed by the unwillingness of a number of Goldhawk Road traders to leave their properties. Now with the ground paved for a CPO, the council;s negotiating hand with the traders at 30 to 52 Goldhawk Road is strengthened.
The CPO is expected to become effective in late 2013, with work starting on site in early 2014.
Orion Shepherds Bush – a joint venture between Development Securities and Orion Land and Leisure – were granted outline planning permission earlier in the year for their scheme to redeliver the market alongside 212 homes and retail space on land owned mainly by Transport for London and H&F Council.
Following that, a group of local traders won a judicial review of the process which created the Shepherds Bush SPD, but the planning decision was unaffected as it was judged against the H&F Core Strategy.