Bakerloo Line Extension (BLE) safeguarding directions

On 1 March 2021, the Secretary of State for Transport issued safeguarding directions for the Bakerloo Line Extension (BLE).

Safeguarding is a formal process undertaken by the Department for Transport that ensures the land required for major projects is protected from conflicting future development.

The safeguarding directions relate to the extension proposed to be constructed to the Bakerloo Line to Lewisham via Old Kent Road and New Cross Gate.

View the full directions and associated guidelines.

If you are submitting a planning application within the area, you can check the exact location of the safeguarded areas on our interactive map.

View the guidance for developers, published by Transport for London in April 2021, you can also find further information on the TfL website.


Page last updated: 16 July 2021

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