Local plan

New Southwark Plan

General information about the New Southwark Plan

The NSP will be a new borough-wide planning and regeneration strategy up to 2033. Once finalised and adopted, it will replace current local plan, comprised of the saved Southwark Plan policies and the Core Strategy.

Consultation Update: The council has published the proposed submission version of the New Southwark Plan for informal consultation. Read below to find out more.

Download the plan:

New Southwark Plan: Proposed Submission Version (pdf, 22.3mb)

The plan is currently presented as an appendix to the report to council assembly.

Download the annexes and the supporting documents for the plan below.

The proposed submission version of the NSP contains:

  • area visions - setting out the aspirations of the borough’s distinctive neighbourhoods
  • sites allocated for development across the borough with requirements on how they should be developed
  • planning policies for making decisions on planning applications and development proposals

What stage are we at now:

We are now out for informal consultation on the New Southwark Plan: Proposed Submission Version (pdf, 22.3mb). Informal consultation will run for 6 weeks until 24 December 2017.

Consultation on the plan was approved by cabinet on 31 October 2017. You can download the cabinet report here (pdf, 267kb) and the addendum to the cabinet report here (pdf, 73kb).

The decision to launch formal consultation will be made by the council at Council Assembly on 29 November 2017.

If approved by the council at council assembly, formal consultation will launch 2 January 2018 for 6 weeks until 12 February 2018.

Consultation:

You can find out more information about the consultation here.

Leave us feedback on the plan on our consultation hub page here.

The cabinet report’s other appendices includes the plan’s supporting documents. You can find these in the list below.

Download the plan and annexes:

New Southwark Plan: Proposed submission version (pdf, 22.3mb)

Download the following supporting documents to the plan:

  • Consultation plan (pdf, 242kb) (appendix B to the council assembly report):
    how we will consult on the new draft of the plan
  • Consultation report (pdf, 3.5mb) (appendix C to the council assembly report):
    how we have consulted on the plan so far and what you said
  • Integrated Impact Assessment of the plan (pdf, 3.7mb) (appendix D to the council assembly report) which includes:
    • Sustainability Assessment
    • Equalities Assessment
    • Health Impact Assessment
  • Habitats Regulations Assessment (pdf, 360kb) (appendix E to the council assembly report)

Next stages of consultation

After this consultation, we'll submit the draft plan and all the comments received to the Secretary of State for a public examination.

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Page last updated: 20 November 2017