Applicant Mr Chambers is seeking planning permission to replace the existing pavilion and decking at Harefield House on the eastern riverbank of the River Thames in Taplow, due to it being in “very poor condition”.
A design and access statement for the plans reads: “The existing timber building and decking are in very poor condition.
“The roof is now leaking. The windows are single glazing and the timber decking has various broken planks.
“Reparation works would be extensive, and the end result wouldn’t achieve the best thermal comfort.”
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It is proposed that the existing pavilion be replaced with a new structure of decking, steps and a garden building.
The decking would be located between two existing gates, while the new structure would feature a covered seating area.
A new composite roof and double gazed windows will provide a “durable and comfortable” pavilion, the application says.
Pictures of the proposed new pavilion show the structure with double doors, as well as a fire pit and sun loungers.
Harefield House is an unlisted building, although the application notes that the property contributes to the “Victorian/Edwardian character of the conservation area”.