Whiteleys regen to increase affordable housing

Consent has been granted for affordable housing, more homes and hotels space at the £1bn regeneration of the Whiteleys shopping centre in Bayswater. The number of homes will increase to 153, from 129, including 14 new affordable homes. Council documents stated this will equal around 1.8% of proposed residential floorspace. Hotel rooms will more than double, from 42 to 111, while space for a crèche will be reduced. Proposed amendments, which were approved by Westminster City Council, also included removing 36 public car parking spaces from the basement and the provision of 113 allocated residential car parking spaces. These