More Charlotte Street buildings to get the developers’ makeover

Front of building with sash windows.

Another company will join the list of despised property developers in Fitzrovia after Camden Council approved controversial plans to convert small offices to luxury flats and add a roof extension across three buildings in the Charlotte Street conservation area. At a planning meeting at Camden Town Hall on Tuesday 21 July councillors passed an application by …

This development threatens small businesses and heritage in Charlotte Street

Front of building with sash windows.

Tonight Camden Council's planning committee will be asked to approve plans to part-demolish and rebuild an attractive building and convert small business premises into luxury flats, contrary to their own planning and heritage policies and against a ruling by a government planning inspector. Merchant Land Investment Limited is seeking permission to redevelop three buildings at the heart of the …

Demolition of former Swiss Club in Charlotte Street begins

Front of building with steel girders.

Demolition of another building on Charlotte Street has started this week with the arrival of steel girders onto the pavement in front and scaffolding at the rear in Charlotte Mews. The facade of the former Swiss Club at 74 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, will be retained but the rest of the building will be completely demolished. In recent …