The Morden Arms comprises a vacant, part single and part two storey, with basement, end of terrace building.
Opposite the application site there is a comparatively recent development which comprises a mixture of houses and flats.
The existing building comprises a ground floor bar area, with basement beer cellar, and a three bedroom first floor flat.The public house ceased trading in October 2013. The property has three parking spaces available to it, which are accessible via a rear service road.
Current accommodation Layout:
Measurements are gross internal and very approximate:?
Bars and Servery (excluding WC's): 1,917 sq.ft (178.1 sq.m)
Kitchenette: 67 sq.ft (6.2 sq.m)
Cellar 1: 406 sq.ft (37.8 sq.m)
Cellar 2: 390 sq.ft (36.2 sq.m)
Flat: Sitting Room/ Diner: 273 sq.ft (25.4 sq.m)
Kitchen: 94 sq.ft (8.8 sq.m)
'Bathroom' 44 sq.ft (4.1 sq.m)
Bedroom 1 180 sq.ft (16.8 sq.m)
Bedroom 2 120 sq.ft (11.2 sq.m)
Bedroom 3 96 sq.ft (8.9 sq.m)
'Roof Garden': Not measured.
Garage: 352 sq.ft (32.7 sq.m)
The proposed development comprises: the construction of first floor level extensions to the side (north eastern corner) and rear (south western corner); a second floor extension relating to the western half of the premises; and the conversion of the building as extended into six flats, i.e. five net additional dwellings.