RESIDENTS' VIEWS SOUGHT ON THE SCOPE OF THE LOCAL PLAN REVIEW

London Legacy Development Corporation seeks residents’ views on what parts of its Local Plan should be considered for change.

The London Legacy Development Corporation has initiated a formal review of its Local Plan covering the area in and around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The Local Plan was adopted in 2015 and is the statutory Local Plan for the area. It sets out the strategy for growth and changes within the area over the period of time to 2031. It also sets out the policies that are used to shape and decide new development in the area. 

The Legacy Corporation is reviewing the Local Plan to respond to new evidence that is being prepared on key matters, as well as the changes that have occurred at local, London and national level. The first period of consultation will run from Monday 6 November 2017 to 5 pm Monday 29 January 2018 and is aimed at gathering views on which policies and other parts of the Local Plan should be included in the review. This is an opportunity for people to make their views known on what part of the Plan should be considered for change. 

Anthony Hollingsworth, ‎Director of Planning Policy & Decisions, London Legacy Development Corporation, said: “There is a huge amount of new development in and around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and over the next 10-15 years parts of Stratford will change considerably . That’s why it’s so important for local residents and businesses to get involved and tell us their views to help shape future development in the area.” 

There are different ways to get involved in the review of the Local Plan. The Legacy Corporation will hold four community consultation events to hear from the local community and stakeholders. These meetings are open to everyone and there is no need to book ahead. Details are as follows:

Consultation 1
Theme: HOUSING 
Date: Thursday 16th November 2017
Venue:  The Old Town Hall, 29 Broadway, E15 4BQ

Consultation 2 
Theme: INFRASTRUCTURE
Date: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Venue:  Bromley by Bow Centre, St Leonard's St, Bromley-By-Bow, E3 3BT

Consultation 3
Theme: ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Date: Wednesday 29th November 2017
Venue:  Timber Lodge, 1A Honour Lea Ave, E20 1DY

Consultation 4
Theme: EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMY
Date: Wednesday 6th December 2017 
Venue:  Hub 67, Hackney Wick, 67 Rothbury Rd, E9 5HA 
Times: Afternoon Sessions from 3 pm - 5:30 pm; and evening sessions from 6 pm - 8:30 pm

You will also be able to submit your comments via the online consultation portal https://lldcplan.commonplace.is where you can find out more about the Local Plan review, read the associated documents and provide your views and feedback. You can also write to us via Planning Policy and Decisions Team, London Legacy Development Corporation, Level 10, 1 Stratford Place, Montfichet Road, London, E20 1EJ or respond by email planningpolicy@londonlegacy.co.uk with your views. More information can be found here: www.queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk/local-plan-review

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