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New Southwark Plan Examination

Hearing Sessions

The examination in public has now concluded and no further hearings are scheduled to take place. Recordings of each hearing, and a list of relevant examination documents, are available to view below. 

Matter 1 - Legal compliance including the duty to co-operate

Tuesday 23 February 2021 - starting at 10am

Agenda - Matter 1 (pdf, 143kb)

Weblink for the Hearing

Relevant examination documents 

  • DSC01 - Duty to cooperate
  • SCG01 - Statement of Common Ground with Bromley
  • SCG02 - Statement of Common Ground with Bexley
  • SCG03 - Statement of Common Ground with Lewisham
  • SCG04 - Statement of Common Ground with City of London
  • SCG05 - Statement of Common Ground with Greenwich
  • SCG06 - Statement of Common Ground with Tower Hamlets
  • SCG07 - Statement of Common Ground with Historic England
  • SCG08 - Statement of Common Ground with Environment Agency
  • SCG09 - Statement of Common Ground with Westminister (updated 19 March 2020)
  • SCG10 - Statement of Common Ground with Lambeth
  • SCG11 - Statement of Common Ground with Croydon (updated 19 March 2020)
  • SCG12 - Statement of Common Ground with Thames Water (updated 19 March 2020
  • SCG13 - Statement of Common Ground with Greater London Authority (updated 11 May 2020)
  • SCG14 - Statement of Common Ground with Transport for London (updated 11 May 2020)
  • SCG15 - Statement of Common Ground with Sport England
  • EIP12 - Responses received on the Consultation Hub in Proposed Submission Version
  • EIP13 - Responses received on the Consultation Hub in Amended Policies Version
  • EIP21 - Letter from Natural England (April 2020)
  • EIP23 - Habitats Regulation Assessment (updated April 2020) 
  • EIP43 - South Bermondsey Dive Under Masterplan (2019)
  • EIP59 -  Energy background paper (June 2020) 
  • EIP64 - Environment Agency (updated July 2020) 
  • EIP72 - Integrated Impact Assessment (updated August 2020) 
  • EIP73 - NSP Consultation Report (Updated June 2022) 
  • EIP74 - NSP Consultation Plan and statement of representations procedure (updated August 2020)
  • EIP75 - Statement of conformity and legal checklist 
  • EIP76A - Summary of Equalities Impact Assessment (Updated July 2020) 
  • EIP76B - Full Equalities Impact Assessment (Updated July 2020) 
  • EIP76C - Appendices of Equalities Impact Assessment (Updated July 2020) 
  • EIP82 - Southwark Site Allocations Methodology Paper (Updated July 2020) 
  • EIP128 - Old Kent Road AAP (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP129 - Old Kent Road Consultation Report (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP130a - Old Kent Road AAP Integrated Impact Assessment (Dec 2020)  
  • EIP130b - Old Kent Road AAP Integrated Impact Assessment Appendices (Dec 2020)
  • EIP131 - Old Kent Road AAP Habitats Regulation Assessment (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP132a - Old Kent Road AAP Summary of Equalities Assessment (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP132b – Old Kent Road AAP Equalities Impact Assessment
  • EIP132c – Old Kent Road AAP Equalities Impact Assessment Appendices (Dec 2020)   
  • EIP133 - Old Kent Road AAP Health Impact Assessment (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP134 - Old Kent Road Cabinet Report (Dec 2020)
  • EIP 135 - Old Kent Road AAP Consultation Plan (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP136 - Bakerloo Line Extension Regeneration Opportunities 
  • EIP137a – Bakerloo Line Extension Local Economic Impact Assessment 
  • EIP137b – Executive Summary of Bakerloo Line Extension Local Economic Impact Assessment (July 2020) 
  • EIP138 - TfL Financial Sustainability Plan (Jan 2020)
  • EIP139 - OKR 3 Mandela Way, OKR 4 Dunton Road Feasibility Study (June 2020)
  • EIP140 - OKR11 Six Bridges Feasibility Study (August 2020) 
  • EIP141 - OKR13 B+M Site Old Kent Road (March 2020)
  • EIP142 - OKR18 Folgate Estates Massing Study (October 2020)
  • EIP143 - Old Kent Road Opportunity Site 13 (Sept 2019)
  • EIP144 - OKR13 Curry's PC World massing study (August 2019) 
  • EIP145 - South Bermondsey Dive Under masterplan (October 2020)
  • EIP146 - Hazardous Substance Consent Order Revocation letter (March 2020) 
  • EIP147 - Old Kent Road and Aylesbury Utility Report (July 2019) 
  • EIP148 - Old Kent Road Open Space Background Paper (Jan 2021) 
  • EIP149 - Old Kent Road Existing and Proposed (Jan 2021) 
  • EIP150 - Old Kent Road Accommodation Schedule (Jan 2021) 
  • EIP151 - Old Kent Road Phasing plan (Jan 2021) 
  • EIP161 - Strategic Targets Background Paper 2021 

Matter 2 - The spatial strategy and area visions

Wednesday 24 February 2021 - starting at 1.30pm

Agenda - Matter 2 (pdf, 149kb)

Weblink for the Hearing 

Relevant examination documents 

  • EIP27A – Southwark Council’s Proposed Changes to the submitted New Southwark Plan August 2020 (Clean Version)
  • EIP28A - SofS letter to Mayor of London regarding G&T definition
  • EIP28B - SofS letter to Mayor of London regarding G&T definition: Annex
  • EIP34 – Blackfriars Road SPD
  • EIP51 - Affordable Housing SPD (2008)
  • EIP52 - Clarification of Southwark’s affordable housing planning (2011)
  • EIP53 - Draft Affordable Housing SPD (2011)
  • EIP54 - Tall building background paper (July 2020)
  • EIP68 – Core Strategy 2011
  • EIP71 - NSP Director’s Report (August 2020)
  • EIP82 – Southwark's Site Allocations Methodology Paper (updated July 2020)
  • EIP155a - Great Estates Programme Cabinet Report
  • EIP155b - Great Estates Programme and Appendix 1 Vision and Approach
  • EIP156 - Southwark Housing Strategy 2020 (supersedes SP104)
  • EIP158 - Aylesbury Update January 2021
  • EIP161 - Strategic Targets Background Paper 2021

Matter 3a - Meeting Southwark’s housing needs

Thursday 25 February 2021 - starting at 10am

Agenda - Matter 3a (pdf, 151kb)

Weblinks for live streaming of the hearing

  • Part 1 
  • Part 2 - due to technical issues, a new streaming link was created for the hearing session

Relevant examination documents 

  • EIP17 - Housing Policy Viability Update Study (2017) 
  • EIP19 - Old Kent Road Opportunity Area Viability Study (2016) 
  • EIP19a – Old Kent Road Opportunity Area Viability Study: Appendices (2016) 
  • EIP20 - Viability background paper (May 2020) 
  • EIP27A – Southwark Council’s Proposed Changes to the submitted New Southwark Plan August 2020 (Clean Version) 
  • EIP28A - Letter to Mayor of London regarding G&T definition (March 2020)
  • EIP28B - Letter to mayor of London regarding G&T definition: Annex (March 2020)
  • EIP51 - Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document (2008)
  • EIP52 - Clarification of Southwark’s affordable housing planning (2011)
  • EIP53 - Draft Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document (2011)
  • EIP66A – The local development scheme 2020 - 2023 
  • EIP66B – The local development scheme timetable 2020 – 2023 
  • EIP75 - Statement of conformity and legal checklist  
  • EIP82 – Southwark Site Allocations Methodology Paper (updated July 2020) 
  • EIP153 - Article 4 Direction HMO Bywater Place Committee Report 
  • EIP154 - Article 4 Direction HMO Henshaw Street Committee Report 
  • EIP156 - Southwark Housing Strategy 2020 (supersedes SP104) 
  • EIP157 – Publication London Plan (2020) 
  • EIP158 - Aylesbury Update January 2021 
  • EIP161 - Strategic Targets Background Paper 2021 

Matter 3b - Meeting Southwark’s housing needs

Monday 1 March 2021 - starting at 2pm

Agenda - Matter 3b (pdf, 140kb)

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing 

Relevant examination documents

  • EIP22 - Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment Report (May 2020) 
  • EIP66A - The local development scheme 2020 - 2023  
  • EIP76B - Full Equalities Impact Assessment (Updated July 2020) 
  • EIP78 - Addendum to housing background paper – Gypsy and Traveller update (July 2020) 
  • EIP128 - Old Kent Road AAP (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP148 - Old Kent Road Open Space Background Paper (Jan 2021) 
  • EIP162 - Southwark Council response to changes to the Use Class Order and the impact on the NSP 
  • EIP164 – National Design Guide  

Matter 4 - Education and the best start in life

Tuesday 2 March 2021 - starting at 2pm

Agenda - Matter 4 (pdf, 137kb)

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing 

Relevant examination documents

  • EIP49 – Section 106 and CIL SPD (2015) 
  • EIP72 – Integrated Impact Assessment (August 2020) 
  • EIP72A – Integrated Impact Assessment Appendices 1-13 (August 2020) 

Matter 5a: Planning for the economic prosperity of the Borough including employment sites and town and local centres

Wednesday 3 March 2021 - starting at 10am

Agenda - Matter 5a (pdf, 146kb)

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing

Relevant examination documents 

  • EIP20 – Viability Background Paper (May 2020)
  • EIP27A – Southwark Council’s Proposed Changes to the submitted New Southwark Plan August 2020 (Clean Version) 
  • EIP27C – NSP policies map schedules for Southwark Council’s Proposed Changes to the submitted New Southwark Plan (August 2020) 
  • EIP49 – Section 106 and CIL Supplementary Planning Document (2017) 
  • EIP54 – Heritage Supplementary Planning Document Consultation version (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP67 – Saved Southwark Plan (2007) 
  • EIP68 - Core Strategy (2011) 
  • EIP72 – Integrated Impact Assessment (August 2020) 
  • EIP82 – Southwark Site Allocations Methodology Paper (updated July 2020) 
  • EIP128 - Old Kent Road AAP (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP130a – Old Kent Road Integrated Impact Assessment (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP149 - Old Kent Road Existing and Proposed (Jan 2021) 
  • EIP150 – Old Kent Road Accommodation Schedule (Jan 2021)
  • EIP159 – Affordable Workspace Payment in Lieu Calculator 
  • EIP160 – Employment and Training Programme s106 Release Report (October 2020) 
  • EIP161 – Strategic Targets background Paper (2021)
  • EIP162 - Southwark Council repose to changes to the Use Class Order and Impact on the NSP 

Matter 5b: Planning for the economic prosperity of the Borough including employment sites and town and local centres

Monday 8 March 2021 - starting at 1:30pm

Agenda - Matter 5b (pdf, 144kb)

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing

Relevant examination documents 

  • EIP20 – Viability Background Paper (May 2020)
  • EIP27A – Southwark Council’s Proposed Changes to the submitted New Southwark Plan August 2020 (Clean Version) 
  • EIP27C – NSP policies map schedules for Southwark Council’s Proposed Changes to the submitted New Southwark Plan (August 2020) 
  • EIP49 – Section 106 and CIL Supplementary Planning Document (2017) 
  • EIP54 – Heritage Supplementary Planning Document Consultation version (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP67 – Saved Southwark Plan (2007) 
  • EIP68 - Core Strategy (2011) 
  • EIP72 – Integrated Impact Assessment (August 2020) 
  • EIP82 – Southwark Site Allocations Methodology Paper (updated July 2020) 
  • EIP128 - Old Kent Road AAP (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP130a – Old Kent Road Integrated Impact Assessment (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP149 - Old Kent Road Existing and Proposed (Jan 2021) 
  • EIP150 – Old Kent Road Accommodation Schedule (Jan 2021)
  • EIP159 – Affordable Workspace Payment in Lieu Calculator 
  • EIP160 – Employment and Training Programme s106 Release Report (October 2020) 
  • EIP161 – Strategic Targets background Paper (2021)
  • EIP162 - Southwark Council repose to changes to the Use Class Order and Impact on the NSP 

Matter 7: Policies on health and the environment

Tuesday 9 March 2021 - starting at 1:30pm

Agenda - Matter 7 (pdf, 150kb) (updated 5 March 2021)

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing

Following Up session for Matter 7 on P55 - Amenity on 11 March 2021 starting at 10am

Relevant Examination Documents 

  • EIP15A – Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) Level I (2017) 
  • EIP15B - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) Level I: Technical Summary (2017) 
  • EIP15C - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) Level I: Appendices A-I (2017) 
  • EIP15D - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) Level II: Sequential test of site allocations (updated July 2020) 
  • EIP20 – Viability Background Paper (May 2020) 
  • EIP27A - Southwark Council’s Proposed Changes to the submitted New Southwark Plan August 2020 (Clean Version) 
  • EIP27C – NSP policies map schedules for Southwark Council’s Proposed Changes to the submitted New Southwark Plan (August 2020) 
  • EIP49 - Section 106 and CIL Supplementary Planning Document (2015) 
  • EIP56 – Technical Update to 2011 residential Design Standards Supplementary Planning Document (2015) 
  • EIP59 – Energy background Paper (June 2020) 
  • EIP60 - Old Kent Road Integrated Water Management Strategy (2016) 
  • EIP61 – Old Kent Road Decentralised Energy Strategy (2016) 
  • EIP62 – Southeast London Join Waste Planning Technical Paper (2019) 
  • EIP72 – Integrated Impact Assessment (August 2020) 
  • EIP72A - Integrated Impact Assessment Appendices (April 2020) 
  • EIP82 – Southwark Sites Allocations Methodology Paper (updated July 2020) 
  • EIP128 – Old Kent Road AAP (Dec 2020) 
  • EIP161 – Strategic Targets Background Paper (2021) 
  • EIP162 – Southwark Council’s response to changes to the Use Class Order and the impact on the NSP 
  • EIP163 – Draft parks and Recreation Strategy - Linear Parks Guidelines

Matter 8: Design, heritage and tall buildings

Wednesday 10 March 2021 - starting at 1.30pm

Agenda - Matter 8 (pdf, 147kb)

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing

Relevant examination documents 

  • EIP15A – Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) Level I (2017) 
  • EIP15B - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) Level I: Technical Summary (2017) 
  • EIP15C - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) Level I: Appendices A-I (2017) 
  • EIP15D - Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) Level II: Sequential test of site allocations (updated July 2020) 
  • EIP27A - Southwark Council’s Proposed Changes to the submitted New Southwark Plan August 2020 (Clean Version) 
  • EIP27 - Southwark Council’s Proposed Changes to the submitted New Southwark Plan August 2020 (Clean Version) Annex 1 
  • EIP54 – Tall Buildings Background Paper (July 2020) 
  • EIP55 – Draft Heritage Supplementary Planning Document Consultation Version (Dec 2020)  

Matter 1b: Climate change

Thursday 11 March 2021 - starting at 1:30pm

Agenda - Matter 1b (pdf, 47kb)

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing

Matter 10 - Area visions and site allocations - General approach to site allocations

Monday 19 April 2021 - starting at 1:30pm

Agenda - Matter 10 - Area Visions & Site Allocations - General approach to site allocations (pdf, 52kb)

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing

Matter 10 - Area visions and site allocations - Aylesbury

Tuesday 20 April 2021 - starting at 9:30am

Agenda - Matter 10 - Aylesbury (pdf, 157kb)

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing 

Matter 10 - Area visions and site allocations - Bankside and Borough

Tuesday 20 April 2021 - starting at 1:30pm

Agenda - Matter 10 - Borough and Bankside (pdf, 50kb)

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing

Matter 10 - Area visions and site allocations - Bermondsey and Blackfriars Road

Tuesday 20 April 2021 - starting at 3:45pm

Agenda - Matter 10 - Bermondsey and Blackfriars Road (pdf, 51kb)

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing

Matter 10 - Area visions and site allocations - Old Kent Road

Wednesday 21 April 2021

Part 1 - Area Vision (pdf, 86kb) - starting at 9:30am 

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing

Part 2 - Sites NSP53 - NSP63 (pdf, 30kb) - starting at 11:30am

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing

Part 3 - Sites NSP64 - NSP67 (pdf, 90kb) - starting at 1:30pm

Weblink for live streaming of the hearing

Matter 10 - Area visions and site allocations - Camberwell, Crystal Palace and Gypsy Hill, Dulwich, East Dulwich, Herne Hill and North Dulwich 

Thursday 22 April 2021

Part 1 - Matter 10 - Camberwell - Area Vision and Site NSP22 (pdf, 87kb) - starting at 9:30am

Part 2 - Matter 10 - Camberwell - Sites NSP25 & 26 and Walworth Area Vision (pdf, 85kb) - starting at 12pm (please refer to the weblink below for Hearing Session relating to this Matter)

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Part 3 - Matter 10 - Dulwich, Eats Dulwich, Herne Hill and North Dulwich (pdf, 47kb) - starting at 1:30pm

Part 4 - Matter 10 - Crystal Palace and Gypsy Hill (pdf, 45kb)  - starting at 1:30pm

Weblink for live streaming of hearing

Matter 10 - Area visions and site allocations - London Bridge

Monday 26 April 2021 - starting at 1:30pm

Weblink for live streaming of hearing

Agenda - Matter 10 - London Bridge (pdf, 126kb)

Matter 10 - Area visions and site allocations - Peckham and Rotherhithe 

Tuesday 27 April 2021

Weblink for live streaming of hearing - Part 1

Part 1 - Matter 10 - Peckham - Area Visions and NSP71 - Aylesham Centre (pdf, 28kb) - starting at 9:30am

Weblink for live streaming - Part 2

Part 2 -  Matter 10 - Peckham - NSP72 Blackpool Road (pdf, 83kb) - starting at 11:30am

Weblink for live streaming of hearing - Part 3

Part 3  -  Matter 10 - Peckham - NSP73 Land Between the Arches & NSP74 Copland Park (pdf, 27kb) - starting at 2pm

Weblink for live streaming of hearing - Part 4

Part 4 - Matter 10 - Rotherhithe - Area Vision and Sites NSP77 & NSP78 (pdf, 87kb) - starting at 3:45pm

Matter 10 - Area visions and site allocations - Elephant & Castle 

Wednesday 28 April 2021 - starting at 9:30am

Weblink for live streaming of hearing

Agenda - Matter 10 - Elepahnt & Castle (pdf, 100kb)

Matter 6 - Housing land supply

Wednesday 28 April 2021 - starting at 1:30pm

Agenda - Matter 6 (pdf, 139kb)

Weblink for live streaming of hearing

Matter 9 - Infrastructure and implementation

Thursday 29 April 2021 

Part 1 - Transport and implementation (pdf, 129kb) - starting at 9:30am

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Part 2 - Plan Viability and Monitoring (pdf, 124kb) - starting at 1:45pm (Part 2 started later than scheduled due to an overrun of Part 1 hearing)

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Final administration session 

Friday 30 April 2021

Agenda - Final Administration - starting at 9:30am

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