Prince pub in West Brompton applies to stay open for three more years

By Owen Sheppard, Local Democracy Reporter

Owners of a popular West Brompton pub are hoping to receive a three-year life extension.

The Earl’s Court Partnership Ltd (ECP) has applied to Hammersmith and Fulham council for planning permission to keep using the Prince pub, in Lillie Road, including its huge covered beer garden, for another three years.

The company first opened the pub in 2017 after consent was given to use land that was previously the back gardens of three homes in Empress Place.

It also owns the sprawling Earl’s Court development site to the north of the pub, as well as the Victorian terraces in Empress Place, and “pop up” shops in Lillie Road.

The company is a joint venture between Transport for London (TfL), Delancey and Dutch pension firm APG.

Its planning application said: “The proposal will provide amenity and improvement to the street frontage, as well as bring new life to the area well in advance of the wider redevelopment.”

The council’s website indicates that ECP’s planning application will be decided in October.

Pictured top: The Prince in Lillie Road, West Brompton

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