Local Plan

Croydon’s new planning guidelines: great leap forward or stumble to uncertainty? (part 1)

Posted on September 19th, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Not just for policy wonks – these documents will affect the lives of everyone in Croydon

Planning-development decision making in Croydon has been the subject of much controversy recently, with the apparent obsession with meeting the government’s and Mayor of London’s housing targets – regardless of the strategic policies and objectives of the Croydon Local Plan, with its detailed decision-making process.

Although the new Croydon Local Plan … Read More »

Will Labour listen on Croydon’s planning?

Posted on June 22nd, by Sean Creighton in Politics & Society. No Comments

Sean Creighton has a conversation with Paul Scott, the Chair of Planning, on local housing

Following the end of the Local Plan Examination Public Hearings I wrote to all of the councillors involved to suggest that it is in their mutual interests to gather and assess whether any more modifications should be offered to the inspector. There is much that both parties agree with in the plan … Read More »