The Planning Authority is South Bucks District Council (SBDC). Taplow Parish Council has no decision-making powers on applications but is a consultee on those relating to Taplow Parish. Online documentation relating to any particular application can be accessed via the SBDC/Chiltern planning site
Type the application number (eg PL/18/2400/KA ) or address element into the search box. More complex searches can be made by selecting the “Advanced“ option at the top of the page.
Chiltern District Council and South Bucks District Council’s planning teams have now become a joint service.
From 4 December 2017 the combined South Bucks & Chiltern Planning service will operate from the Council Offices in Amersham at King George V House, King George V Road, Amersham HP6 5AW. All contact phone numbers and email addresses for officers within the new combined Planning service will remain the same.
South Bucks Planning Committee meetings will continue to be held at the Denham offices and Chiltern Planning Committee meetings will continue to be held at the Amersham offices
Information about applications affecting Taplow is maintained on this site. Pending applications are listed. Where we have made a comment to SBDC on an application, these are listed on a separate page “OBJECTIONS”. After decision they are held on our Planning Decisions page.
When a planning application is made, the applicant has no legal requirement to publicise the application at all, although they are advised to do so by the Council. There is a limited requirement on the District Council in regards to advising neighbours / adjacent properties. This can be read in detail at:
Emerging Local Plan
The Parish Council is a consultee to the Emerging Local Plan being developed for the period 2014 – 2036 by the District Authority (SBDC). Phase 1 of the Emerging Local Plan has been to public consultation on sites identified by SBDC as being possible opportunity sites to develop. Taplow Parish Council has submitted a response to the consultation:
The following are the pending applications relating to Taplow and where relevant the objections submitted by the Parish Council immediately beneath the application details. The most recent applications are at the top of the list:
PL/20/2714/FA 1Mill Island House, Glen Island – Single storey side extension
PL/20/2917/TP 1 Mill Island House, Glen Island – Works according to a schedule (ERDC TPO 5,1962)
PL/20/2980/KA Harefield, River Road – T1 – Tree of Heaven located on driveway along public bridleway. Remove broken branches and prune., T2 -Horse Chestnut tree located on driveway along public bridleway. The tree consists of 4 large Trunks, removal of 2 of the trunks, one with a large hole in it and another leaning at a dangerous 45% angle., T3 – Horse Chestnut
tree located in stable yard. Fell,
PL/20/2652/FA West View, Marsh Lane – Single storey side and rear extension with pitched roof incoporating 4 roof windows
PL/20/2691/FA Newlands, Ellington Road – Loft conversion with the addition of a rear dormer and rooflights to front and rear elevation
PL/20/2453/FA East Bank, River Road – Infill single storey rear extension Changes and addition to roof lights. flues and vents to outside.
PL/20/2824/KA 7 Cedar Chase, Taplow – T1 Beach tree, reduce in height and spread by 2 meters (Taplow Village Conservation Area)
PL/20/2246/FA Maidenhead Sea Cadets, Mill Lane – Erection of new Maidenhead Sea Cadets headquarters following demolition of existing building
PL/20/2490/KA The Old Rectory, Rectory Road -T1 – Blue Atlas Cedar – Crown reduce by up to 3m by selectively reducing overextended limbs back to suitable anatomical growth points and remove previously storm damaged/broken limbs and major deadwood from throughout canopy.
PL/20/2461/KA The Red House, River Road – T1: Willows x 2. Repollard to previous pruning points
PL/20/2127/FA Harefield River Road – first floor side extension over existing balcony
PL/20/1957/FA 1 Stockwells – two storey side extension
PL/20/1815/FA River Bank House, River Road – Demolition of existing garage and erection of a new garage/outbuilding
PL/20/1921/VRC Taplow House Hotel, Berry Hill – Variation of Condition 18 of planning permission PL/18/4428/FA (Erection of conservatory and new link corridor , construction of hydro pool and terrace. Conversion and refurbishment of basement/two bedrooms at ground floor to spa facility. Provision of covered link to basement.) to allow for: Relocation of Male Toilet from Basement to Ground Floor with area formerly occupied by Male Toilet becoming
Manicure/Pedicure Studio. New Accessible Toilet installation located off Reception.
Substitution of single external door to Conservatory to double door.,
PL/20/1970/FA Taplow House Hotel, Berry Hill – Remedial repairs to existing storage area located at basement level.
PL/20/1971/HB Taplow House Hotel, Berry Hill – Remedial repairs to existing storage area located at basement level.
PL/20/1922/HB Taplow House Hotel, Berry Hill – Proposed internal alterations to include
relocation of Male Toilet from Basement to Ground Floor and formation of new
Accessible Toilet. Area formerly occupied by Male Toilets to become Manicure
Pedicure Studio. Single external door to proposed Conservatory to be substituted for
PL/20/1832/FA Hitcham Lodge, Hitcham Lane – Replacement of existing outbuilding with greenhouse; retention of stables.
PL/20/0659/FA Hitcham Lodge Hitcham Lane – replacement of existing outbuilding to provide housekeepers accommodation
PL/20/1345/CONDA Land Adjacent To , 5 Ellington Gardens – Application for approval of details reserved by conditions 6 & 7 of planning permission 16/01678/FUL. ( Demolition of existing garages and construction of dwellinghouse.) The application has now been amended
PL/20/1439/FA 1 River Close, Ellington Road – Erection of a detached outbuilding
PL/20/1173/HB Cliveden Hotel – Listed Building Consent for : Recovering of existing lead roof in lead, with associated repairs to timber deck and structure which have been affected through
wet rot. Introduction of ventilated kerbs to perimeter of roof and roof lights, and thermal insulation to roof structure.
PL/20/1202/FA Hitcham Lodge, Hitcham Lane – Erection of greenhouse to replace part of existing outbuilding
PL/20/0970/FA Wee Cottage, High Street – Part two storey part single storey side/rear extension
PL/20/0659/FA Hitcham Lodge, Hitcham Lane – Replacement of existing outbuilding to provide housekeeper’s accommodation.
PL/20/1085/KA 1 River Close, Ellington Road – T1 Willow – fell, T2 conifer – height reduction, T3 Holly – height reduction to gutter
PL/20/0971/HB Wee Cottage, High Street – Part two storey part single storey side/rear extension.
PL/20/0742/FA2 Amerden Cottage, Amerden Lane – Two storey side extension (first floor extension over single storey extension permitted under PL/19/1939/FA, replacement septic tank, installation of soakaway and connecting pipes
PL/20/0746/FA Challen’s Chick Farm, Marsh Lane – Erection of new dwelling for agricultural worker
PL/20/0819/FA Hitcham Glebe, Hunts Lane – Replacement of existing featherboard fence with brick wall to same location and height
PQ/20/40005/PREAPP Mysteria, Rectory Road – CONFIDENTIAL advice re loft conversion with windows
PL/20/0808/KA Fausto, Ellington Road – T1 Crab apple – Reduce main leaders by 1m and shape, T4 Mulberry – reduce by 1.5-1.75m (Taplow Riverside Conservation Area)
PL/20/0624/EU 3 Elm View Rectory Road – Lawful development certificate for an existing use or operation or activity including those in breach of a planning condition
PL/20/0396/KA Acacias Ellington Road – misc tree work
PL/20/0318/TP Taplow House Hotel Berry Hill – works to cedar in main car park
PL/19/4152/FA 1 Stockwells – two storey side and single storey rear extension
PL/20/0223/FA Priory Cottage Rectory Road – loft conversion with rear dormers and roof lights to front and one side
PL/20/0188/RM Stanley Jones Playing Field, Taplow United Football Club, Berry Hill, -Erection of 20m monopole to support 2no. telecommunications antennas with the installation of 2no. 0.3m dishes and ground based equipment cabinets
PL/20/0079/VRC Taplow House Hotel – amended plans
PL/19/4310 FA 7 Laychequers Meadow – two storey side extension
PL/19/4217/VRC 2 Amerden Cottage Amerden Lane – to allow for a first floor extension above the side extension
PL/19/4347/HB & 4346/FA 4 Awdry Cottage Hunts Lane – Listed Building consent and planning permission for erection of detached dwelling following demolition of existing one and new vehicular access to Hunts Lane
PL/19/4309/TP Estate Office 136 Cliveden Gages – misc tree work
PQ/19/40648/PREAPP – Rectory Farm Rectory Road – confidential advice given re erection of brick wall to replace fence
PL/19/2637/FA Shell UK – demolition of existing shop and car wash and erection of new shop, car parking spaces and electric charger
PL/19/4100/FA – Burwood House Taplow Common Road – erection of replacement dwellinghouse and outbuilding following demolition of existing dwellinghouse etc , closure of existing access.
PL/19/4137/EU Cliveden Stud House Cliveden Road – certificate of lawfulness to confirm the occupancy conditions ( 5 and 6 ) have been breached for a period of at least 4 years and are no longer enforceable.
PL/19/4133/KA Harefield River Road – acacia , fell
Pl/19/4046/TP Bridge Court Bath Road – Ash , remove dead wood, sever ivy.
PL/19/3586/FA &PL/19/3587/HB Cliveden House Conservatory – misc works to café and erection of temporary cafe
PL/19/4053/KA Hill Farm – Work to two poplars
PL/19/4050/KA Pine Lodge River Road – Pine, crown thin etc
PL/19/ 3918/FA Stonecrop 3 Saxon Gardens – demolition of existing dwelling and erection of detached dwelling and detached garage with associated amenity space and car parking
PL/19/3992/FA Kingsdown Marsh Lane – demolition and erection of new dwelling
PL/19/4039/KA Bridge Court Bath Road – Horse chestnut cut back limbs
PL/19/3852/FA Thamesbank, River Road – Single storey rear and side extension including garage/external store. First floor rear balcony. Enlargement of second floor space. Additional front and rear rooflights. Creation of an additional vehicular access.
PL/19/3743/KA Harefield, River Road – Acacia – Fell (Taplow Riverside Conservation Area)
PL/19/3719/KA Taplow Cricket Club, Cliveden Road – T1 – T8 Cedars – reducing any overhanging branches away from wall. (Taplow Village Conservation Area)
PL/19/2358/FA and PL/19/2359/HB Gas Yard, Cliveden Estate, Cliveden Road – Repair and alterations of exterior and interior to form an Education/Function Space and Changing Places facility.
PL/19/3497/TP Redwood Lodge, Mill Lane – T1 Wellingtonia – raise crown by 3m, T2 Horse Chestnut – raise crown by 3m, T3-T4;Crab Apple – prune by 1m and clean crowns, T5 Cherry – fell, T6 Crab Apple – prune;by 1m and clean crown, T7 Leylandii – fell, T9-T10 Yew – fell, T12 Leylandii – reduce;height by 2m, T13 Yew – raise crown by 1-2m, T14 Elder – fell, T15 Horse Chestnut -reduce overhanging branches by 1-2m, T16 Sycamore – fell, G1 Laurel – reduce.
PL/19/3561/KA The Lindens, Rectory Road – T1 Lime: Re-pollard back to old pollard/knuckle points, approx 8.5m. Tree is decaying,T2 Magnolia: Tip reduce by 0.5metre in order to maintain and contain within its own environment, T5 Rowan: Tip reduce by approximately 0.7m in order to maintain and contain within its own environment
PL/19/3301/FA Huntswood Golf Club, Taplow Common Road -Replacement building for use as clubhouse, function and events venue with replacement car park.
PL/19/3350/FA Redwood Lodge, Mill Lane, Taplow – Single storey rear extension
PL/19/3335/VRC 2 Amerden Cottage, Amerden Lane – Variation of condition 2 of PL/19/1939/FA to amend the roof materials for the rear extension,
PL/19/3257/FA St Nicolas Church Of England Combined School, Rectory Road – Single storey front extension for proposed entrance and single storey side infill.
PL/19/3238/TP SGI-UK National Centre, Taplow Court – T1 Oak: Reduce whole crown area by approximately 6metres (SBDC TPO 11 of 1952).
PL/19/3026/FA 2 Amerden Cottage, Amerden Lane – First floor side extension. Erection of double garage/carport following demolition of outbuildings. Installation of septic tank, soakaway and associated works.
PL/19/3215/TP Redwood, Berry Hill, – 1) Beech (T1) – Crown lift up to 5m. Prune back lower growth by 4m (TPO 1951/01)
PL/19/3206/TP – Communal Garden Cedar Chase – T42 Wingnut: Reduce damaged scaffold limb to 1.5 meters from main stem. (TPO2002/33), T214 Willow: Reduce spread to eastern aspect by 3 meters anddeadwood. (TPO 1969/03)
PL/19/3084/AV – The Works Store Unit 11 The Bishop Centre Bath Road – installation of external signs
PL/19/2937/KA Thamesbank, River Road – Sycamore fell
PL/19/2848/KA – Land Fronting 22 To 24 Cedar Chase, T15 Tree of Heaven – reduce limb by 2.5 metres to previous points – tree within a Conservation Area
PL/19/2574/TP SGI-UK National Centre, Taplow Court, Cliveden Road, – misc TPO tree works
PL/19/2666/KA 14 Cedar Chase, -T1- Eucalyptus. Reduce in height to 5.5 meters
PL/19/2484/TP Street Record, Cliveden Gages, – misc tree work on cedars
PL/19/2359/HB and FA Gas Yard, Cliveden Estate, – Repair and alterations of exterior and interior to form an Education/Function Space and Changing Places facility.
PL/19/2420/KA 1 River Court, – works to trees in a conservation area
PL/19/2164/FA – Former Site Of St Regis Paper Mill and Adj Land Including Skindles Hotel Site -Erection of a building containing 4 garages, reconfiguration of parking and replacement of 2 outbuildings with a wall.
PL/19/2298/KA – Thamesbank River Road – misc tree works
PL/19/2072/KA Willow House 4 Ellington Gardens – misc tree work
PL/19/1939/FA 2 Amerden Cottage Amerden Lane – single storey side and rear extension, alterations to front elevations to allow open porch extension and changes to window
PL/19/1312/FA Taplow Weir Mill Lane – The erection of 2m high galvanised steel palisade fencing around the car park perimeter and new gates at entrance.
PL/19/1199/FA Hitcham Glebe Hunts Lane – erection of single storey rear extension
PL/19/1100/FA Amerden Lodge – Demolition of existing side extension and construction of single storey side and rear extensions
PL/19/1207/KA 1-6 River Court – Pruning of an ash, a group of sycamores and a cherry to provide 2m clearance to property
PL/19/1208/KA 25-30 River Court – Felling to near ground level of a Robinia tree
PL/19/1020/RM – Telecommunication Site EE 78248 Entrance To Miller and Carter Bath Road
PL/19/0955/FA 4 Ye Meads Cottages Ye Meads Dorney Reach – single storey rear extension
PL/19/1036/TP Amerden Barn – felling two poplars protected by TPOs
PL/19/0963/FA Olympia House River Road – demolition of convservatory and removal of two walls of pool hall, replacing doors and windows frames, first floor timber cladding with charred vertical timber and iroco cladding, render the elevations
PL/19/0982/TPO Amerden Barn – remove sycamore
PL/19/0885/FA Cedar Cottage Heathfield Road Dropmore – erection of 2.4 m fence
Pl/19/0852/OA Lamont House River Road – Outline permission for erection of new dwelling following demolition of existing dwelling
PL/19/0774/EU Cliveden Stud -To confirm that the occupancy conditions (5 and 6) in relation to planning permission ER/1466/68 have been breached for a period of at least 10 years and are therefore no longer enforceable.
PL/19/0704/FA 4 Elm View Rectory Road – single storey outbuilding
PL/19/0620/FA 1 Stockwells – construction of new dwelling
PL/19/0311/TP Taplow Quay River Road – misc tree work
PL/19/0222/FA Green Springs Marsh Lane – demolition of existing house and building a new dwelling
PL/19/0276/KA The Red Cottage Hitcham Grange Hill Farm Road – felling a cypress
PL/19/0087/KA Laurel Cottage Ellington Road – sycamore and pear tree , crown reduce
PL/19/0027/FA The Old Boathouse Mill Lane – demolition of existing buildings and hardstanding and erection of 8 dwellings and associated landscaping and vehicular access
PL/19/0045/KA Neighbours Hill Farm Road – oak, lifting outer canopy to 4m above ground level
PL/18/4727/FA Barge Farm Amerden Lane – roof extension inc terrace with timber decking and four rooflights
PL/18/4832/KA Ashbrooke Ellington Road – Conifer fell.
PL/18/4802/KA Rivermere Ellingotn Road – removal of stem from sycamore
PL/18/4641/FA Taplow Boat House Mill Lane – Erection of public house incorporating staff accommodation, car parking and landscaping
PL/18/4429/HB and PL/18/4428/FA Taplow House Hotel Berry Hill – listed building application to erect conservatory and new link corridor,construction of hydropool and terrace, refurbish basement to two bedrooms and spa facility
PL/18/4543/VRC Odds Farm – variation of condition 2
PL/18/4563/KA 7 Cedar Chase – misc tree work
PL/18/4426/FA Stonecrop 3 Saxon gardens – demolition of existing building, erection of detached dwelling detached garage and swimming pool
PL/18/4359/KA Neighbours Hill Farm Road – Oak tree – lift canopy and reduce crown
PL/18/4101/FA 1 Copeland Cottage Marsh Lane – front porch, single storey rear extension and alteration to roof of existing rear projection
PL/18/3981/SA Year round caravan usage Amerden Lane
16/03297 Guards House Waterside Lodge and Thames Riviera Hotel – change of use and alterations to hotel to create 15 apartments, new residential building of 11 apartments to replace annex, create 2x 2 bed houses at Guardhouse and associated car parking and landscaping
PL/18/3946/FA Challen’s chick farm Marsh Lane – erection of agricultural barn
PL/18/3685/FA Flats 1& 3 Cornerways River Road – first floor rear extension to flats
17/02254/FUL Sheepcote Manor Wooburn Common Road – detached garage
Applications that have been decided are held under Planning Decisions