You are a Planning Officer employed by Westminster City Council. You will be preparing a planning report to the local planning committee on a proposal by Kydonia Holdings to build a mixed housing, commercial and retail development on a site in Moxon Street, Westminster.
The 0.35 hectare site is owned by Westminster Council, and is currently used as a temporary public car park and temporary farmers market.
Your report will need to include an appraisal of the site and its surroundings, an analysis of the legal and planning issues arising from the proposal, and a recommendation as to whether the scheme should be approved or refused.
You should explain clearly the reasons for your recommendation.
You will be provided with a copy of the planning application, a site plan, drawings of the proposed scheme, and letters received following consultation.
You will need to examine and apply any relevant national, regional or local planning policies in completing the report and making your recommendation.
The final project report of between 2,500 and 3,500 words