The draft replacement London Plan is more focused than the current London Plan. It is much clearer, shorter and contains fewer policies, which are at a more strategic level.
Each policy is now subdivided to show what it is aimed at and who it is for – with sections (where appropriate) on strategic, London-wide policy; policy to inform planning decisions (by London boroughs, or in the case of planning applications of strategic importance, the boroughs and the Mayor); and policy to help with the preparation of the boroughs’ local development frameworks (LDFs).
The key diagram in Chapter Two brings together the main elements of the Plan’s spatial strategy.
The draft replacement London Plan is laid out as follows:
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