Article 4 Directions

Class E to Residential

On 27 January 2022, Southwark Council confirmed an immediate Article 4 Direction that came into effect from 1 August 2021. This withdraws the permitted development rights under Class MA. This means changes of use from Commercial, Business and Leisure (Class E) to residential (Class C3) will need planning permission in the following locations:

More information can be found in the supporting documents, including the full list of the areas the Directions apply to and the committee reports which set out the reasons why the directions were introduced by the council.

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Page last updated: 07 March 2024


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