New Southwark Plan Examination

What is the New Southwark Plan

The New Southwark Plan (NSP) will be a new borough-wide planning and regeneration strategy up to 2033 The NSP is a spatial plan. Not only will it set out planning policies to guide development but it will also explain how development will be delivered and may inform future decisions about investment in infrastructure. Once finalised and adopted, it will replace the current local plan, comprised of the saved Southwark Plan policies 2007 and the Core Strategy 2011 and will be used to make decisions on planning applications.

Time Line

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The New Southwark Plan Proposed Submission Version: Amended Policies January 2019 was considered by Cabinet on 22 January and considered by Council Assembly on 27 March 2019. Formal consultation on this document ended on the 21 May 2019. It is anticipated that the New Southwark Plan will be submitted in Autumn 2019, with an examination in public to follow early in 2020.

All representations received have been logged and will be carefully considered whilst working towards the submission of the New Southwark Plan. The website will be gradually updated as and when documents become available.

The policies, area visions, and site allocations consulted on in the amended policies consultation have been responded to in the consultation report. These will not be duplicated on this page.

Comments may be updated based on continuous reviews and statements of common ground that are being prepared.

Page last updated: 15 August 2019