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Planning policy news

Consultation on the Peckham and Nunhead Area Action Plan closed

Published on 24 April 2012

Consultation on the Peckham and Nunhead Area Action Plan has now closed. We consulted on the document for 12 weeks from 31 January until 5pm on 24 April 2012.

Canada Water Area Action Plan is adopted

Published on 29 March 2012

The Canada Water Area Action was adopted at Council Assembly on 28 March 2012.

We are now consulting on the Peckham and Nunhead AAP Preferred Option

Peckham Rye & Nunhead Preferred Opton Action Plan

Published on 6 February 2012

We are now consulting on the Consultation on the Peckham and Nunhead Area Action Plan Preferred Option. The consultation period will run from 31 January until 5pm 24 April 2012.

Southwark Open Space Strategy


Published on 2 February 2012

The open space strategy provides a framework for the provision of open space in the borough and makes up an important part of the concil's evidence base for the Local Development Framework (LDF).

2010/11 Annual Monitoring Report

Published on 20 January 2012

The document reports on whether our planning policies are achieving their objectives and makes sure our planning policies are up to date. The 2010-11 report covers the year April 2010 to March 2011.

Approach to affordable rent clarified

Published on 16 January 2012

We took a report to the 20 December meeting of our Planning Committee which clarified our affordable housing policies, including how we will deal with the new affordable rent tenure.

Canada Water Area Action Plan found 'sound'

Canada water action plan 2009

Published on 22 December 2011

We have now received the Final Inspector's report for the Canada Water AAP. The conclusion of the report was that the AAP was found sound subject to minor changes.

Consultation on the Elephant and Castle SPD opens from 27 December

Elephant statue at Elephant and Castle shopping centre

Published on 22 December 2011

We will be consulting on the Elephant and Castle Supplementary Planning Document from 27 December until 7 February 2012.

Consultation satisfaction survey

Published on 4 November 2011

Planning policy is undertaking a survey on the effectiveness of our consultation over the past 12 months.

The Residential Design Standards supplementary planning document adopted

Spa Gardens

Published on 19 October 2011

The Residential Design Standards Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) was adopted by Cabinet on 18 October 2011. It replaces the 2008 Residential Design Standards SPD. Consultation on the 2011 SPD cl

Consultation on affordable housing now closed

Davoll Court, Bermondsey

Published on 3 October 2011

Consultation on the 2011 draft affordable housing supplementary planning document (SPD) closed on 30 September. We are currently reviewing comments received.

PNAAP Towards a Preferred Option Consultation Closed


Published on 30 September 2011

Consultation on the towards a preferred options report closed on Friday 30 September 2011. We are now reviewing comments and preparing the next stage of the Peckham and Nunhead Area Action Plan.

Affordable Housing SPD 2011

Published on 10 June 2011

The draft Affordable Housing SPD 2011 is now available to the public.

PNAAP Consultation

Artist designed lampposts in the Bellenden renewal area

Published on 10 June 2011

Consultation is now open for the Peckham & Nunhead Area Action Plan. This is your opportunity to give us your comments on the future of the area. Consultation ends 30 September 2011.

Canada Water Examination in Public

Published on 10 June 2011

Dates confirmed for the Canada Water Area Action Plan

Core Strategy adopted

Published on 7 April 2011

The Southwark Core Strategy 2011 has now been formally adopted. The borough's vision for change and improvement was approved last night at Council Assembly.

Update to the residential design standards SPD

Published on 11 March 2011

The 2008 adopted residential design standards supplementary planning document is getting a 2011 update to reflect core strategy policies, and additional guidance on dwelling sizes.

Further changes to Canada Water Area Action Plan

Published on 11 March 2011

The final Canada Water Area Action Plan and supporting documents have been revised following the receipt of the Inspector's report on the core strategy.

Plans for an Examination in Public review session

Published on 7 March 2011

Plans for a wider review session involving the Mayor of London's office, other Boroughs, interest groups and residents.

Canada Water Examination in Public

Waterfront view of canada water library

Published on 3 March 2011

Details of forthcoming coming examination in public for Canada Water

Key dates for local development framework

Published on 21 February 2011

Reports dates for the planning committee, cabinet, and the council assembly.

Southwark Council sets out vision for borough’s future

Published on 15 February 2011

The council’s long term vision of how Southwark will develop as a dynamic central London borough over the next 15 years has been approved by the government.

A neighbourhood forum for Bermondsey & London Bridge

Published on 7 February 2011

Southwark intends to work with a newly formed neighbourhood forum in the Bermondsey & London Bridge area until the end of 2011 to produce a neighbourhood plan.

Core strategy: Inspector's report now available

Published on 7 February 2011

In January The Inspectors report was received by the Council on 28th January 2011. The council has fact checked the report before it was released to the public.

Future Peckham consulting in Spring 2011

Published on 24 January 2011

The next stage of planning for the future of Peckham and Nunhead.

Elephant and Castle supplementary planning document / opportunity area planning framework

Published on 24 January 2011

We are currently preparing a new supplementary planning document (SPD) / opportunity area planning framework (OAPF) for the Elephant and Castle Opportunity Area.

Review of Statement of Community Involvement post further clarity on localism

Published on 15 October 2010

Statement of Community Involvement review after implications of localism are understood

Consultation for proposed Thames Tunnel extended

Published on 14 September 2010

The Thames Water consultation on plans for a proposed 'super sewer' in Southwark closes on Friday 14 January 2011.

Have your say on vision for Borough, Bankside and London Bridge

Bankside sign

Published on 9 September 2010

Are you interested in the ongoing transformation of Borough and Bankside?

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