Hounslow CIL Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule

Closed 14 Aug 2019

Opened 2 Jul 2019


The ‘Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule’ (PDCS), is the first stage in the process of reviewing Hounslow's existing CIL rates. The PDCS sets out the charges for different types of development in the borough.

The following changes to existing CIL rates have been informed by viability evidence produced by consultants specialising in this type of work.

  • Large convenience-based retail - rate change proposed from £155 to £165 per square metre;
  • Residential development in the Western area - rate change from £70 to £75 per square metre;
  • Residential development in the Central area - rate change proposed from £110 to £160 per square metre;
  • Residential development in the Eastern area - rate change proposed from £200 to £320 per square metre.


The Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule and associated documents can be found from the links at the bottom of this page.

Why We Are Consulting

We are carrying out this consultation in order to hear your views on the proposed CIL rate and zone changes. We welcome your feedback and would appreciate you filling out the short survey by clicking 'Give us your views' below.

You can also submit your comments to us in writing by email or post - please send any comments to us (quoting: Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule’ )

By email:  CIL_S106@hounslow.gov.uk  

By post: Spatial Planning and Infrastructure Team Hounslow House 7 Bath Road Hounslow TW3 3EB.

What Happens Next

Key milestones



Indicative timeline

Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule Consultation

Six-week consultation period on proposed CIL rates.

July–Aug 2019



Draft Charging Schedule Consultation

Four-week consultation period on proposed CIL rates, as amended following first consultation.

Autumn 2019



Submission of document to Secretary of State

Full Council Approval to submit to Secretary of State

Winter 2019

Charging Schedule Examination

Soundness of charging schedule and supporting evidence tested either in public or through written representations.

Spring 2020

Adoption of document and commencement of charging

Charging schedule adopted by Borough Council and transition period completed to begin charging the Hounslow CIL.

Summer 2020



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