Council to review development plans

By Natalie Vincent

Lambeth Council will launch a partial review of the Draft Revised Lambeth Local Plan from 22 October for eight weeks until 17 December.

The plan will shape development and regeneration in the borough for the next 15 years and covers aspects such as housing, jobs, town centres, infrastructure (such as health facilities and schools), transport, environment, historic buildings and the quality of the built environment.

This new consultation will examine the wording of the revised Local Plan, taking account of changes in the borough, along with changes in both national policy and the new London Plan set out by the mayor of London.   

Before the plan can be adopted by the council, it will first be examined by an independent planning inspector against four nationally set feasibility tests to meet key social, economic and environmental objectives.