Commenting on planning applications

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-01-29
Session date: 
January 29, 2014
Reference: 
2014/0145
Question By: 
Stephen Knight
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Given your previous reluctance to comment on planning applications that have yet to be determined by local authorities, why have decided to comment on plans to redevelop the Southbank Centre?

Answer

Answer for Commenting on planning applications

Answer for Commenting on planning applications

Answered By: 
The Mayor

As a strategically referable planning application, I was required to provide a statement of compliance to Lambeth Council on whether the application complies with the London Plan, as required by the Mayor of London Order 2008, which I did on 15 January 2014.   You can review the consultation response here:

https://www.london.gov.uk/priorities/planning/strategic-planning-applications/mayors-planning-decisions/southbank-centre