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Following the receipt of further supporting information on the application, the Council are carrying out a further consultation which will run from 14th June to 27th June. The application form, drawings, supporting documents and other comments received in respect of this application can be viewed at http://planbuild.southwark.gov.uk and searching for application 14/AP/3104. There are two options for comments:
1. Email Dipesh Patel (the planning officer) at
2. Post a comment on-line via "Make a Public Comment" button
The description has been amended to refer to the existing use as B2 (general industrial) rather than B1(light industry)
Amended drawings have been submitted together with the following additional/amended documents:
- Arboricultural Report (Tree survey and assessment)
- Basement Impact Assessment (Revised)
- Daylight and Sunlight Assessment (shadow diagrams and letter)
- Draft outline construction management plan
- Flood Risk Assessment
- Planning Heritage Impact Statement (which includes details of a proposal to the Grade II Listed Stone Plaque (see listed building consent application 15/AP/1772))
- Planning Statement Addendum (to include the impact on the Grade II Listed St Barnabas Parish Hall)
The Quietways consultation will commence in the autumn. Sustrans has been tasked with the community engagement from Calton Avenue down Turney to the Lambeth border, and are also working with Lambeth in Rosendale Road and beyond. The Southwark and Lambeth Sustrans senior project managers – Hannah Padgett for Southwark and Madeline Gunn for Lambeth - will work together to ensure the consultation is coherent and consistent in such roads such as Turney. Further details will be available in the near future.
Transport for London are resurfacing the footway on the South Circular between Gallery Road and Lordship Lane from 26th May for four months. The works are expected to last both day and night for the duration of the scheme including Saturday and Sunday. Full details are in the attached notice provided by Transport for London
The Council is conducting a survey to better understand the community’s needs and preferences on statutory consultations for planning applications. Statutory notices are the main means for ensuring that the public is kept informed on planning applications by their council. It is particularly interested in the community’s views on public consultation around planning applications (letters to residents, website planning register, site notices on lamp posts and press notices in Southwark News). The survey should take ten minutes to complete, and all responses are anonymous. It will remain open until 29th June - see http://tinyurl.com/ntxbm72
A boutique ‘Topps Tiles’ shop has now opened in the former Lesley Leal Green unit in the West Dulwich shopping centre.
As part of the Dulwich Festival the Society hosted guided tours around the Burial ground in Dulwich Village on 17 May, from 12-5pm. Over 300 people visited us and we collected £230.58 in aid of St Christopher’s hospice.
A group of travellers tried to break into the Dulwich Hospital site on 16 May (onto the cleared site next to the hospital buildings). One caravan and one van got into the site using bolt cutters before the police closed the incident down. These vehicles left the next morning. Other caravans were seen in the vicinity but did not gain access to the site and were moved on elsewhere by the police. Hopefully Southwark will now step up security on the site.
Southwark Council’s recent flood alleviation works in Dulwich and Belair Parks, and the SCST Sports Ground, have won the Institute of Civil Engineers community engagement award (beating major projects such as Crossrail) as well as the Environment Agency’s Project Excellence Award. A celebration lunch was held at the Francis Peek Centre on 15 May to congratulate the members of the team who carried out the work.
The Society is planning to digitise all past Dulwich Society Newsletters so that they are all searchable online (the Journals have already been done). We need to find issue nos 58, 72, 85, 88, 96, 125 & 126 - all within the period 1982 - 2000. They can be returned but they will have been taken apart for scanning. If you have a copy that we can use please email
The follow up meeting to the public meeting on 14 March was held on 13 May. Councilor Mark Williams, the Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Planning and Transport met local councilors and a number of local amenity societies and RAs. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss Southwark Council’s plans for the implementation of its borough wide cycling strategy and its implications for the Dulwich Area. This was to include the scope, the likely timetable and the Council’s proposals for consultation and engagement with local residents and community groups.
The Charter School Educational Trust (TCSET) is starting a public consultation for a new secondary school to serve East Dulwich and surrounding areas. The consultation follows the successful bid to the DfE to open a Free School, and runs from 18 May to 26 June 2015 with an on-line survey and public consultation meetings as follows:
- 3 June 2015 at St John’s & St Clement’s Primary School, Adys Road, SE15 4DY
- 9 June 2015 at Albrighton Centre, Albrighton Road, Dog Kennel Hill Estate, SE22 8AH
- 18 June 2015 at Heber Primary School, Heber Road, SE22 9LA
The consultation is part of the process that every Free School must undertake to secure funding and will allow TSCET to respond to community issues. Local stakeholders are invited to respond to the survey about The Charter School East Dulwich and to find specific information on the new school’s vision and ethos, the education offering and the proposed admissions policy along with a link to the on-line consultation at the Charter School website. Paper copies of the consultation are available upon request.
Southwark Council has begun consultation on a proposed parking zone in North Dulwich. They are circulating details to all householders in the areas affected and mounting two exhibitions on Thursday 4 June 4 (between 6 and 9 pm); and Saturday 6 June (between 2 and 5 pm). Location: Methodist Church Hall, Half Moon Lane.