The Draft Revised Lambeth Local Plan Proposed Submission Version January 2020 was submitted for examination on 22 May 2020



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22 May 2020: The London Borough of Lambeth submitted the Draft Revised Lambeth Local Plan Proposed Submission Version January 2020 to the Secretary of State for examination on the 22 May 2020, in accordance with Regulation 22 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012.

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions we cannot, at this time, make available to view printed copies of submission documents at the Town Hall or in any Lambeth libraries. However, this will be done as soon as circumstances allow.

1 June 2020: Inspector appointed, see section below.

The Inspector

Mike Fox BA (HONS) DIPTP MRTPI has been appointed to conduct the examination to determine whether the London Borough of Lambeth Local Plan Review is sound.

Programme Officer

Carmel Edwards has been appointed as the Programme Officer for the examination and will deal with all procedural and administrative matters. She is independent from the council and reports directly to the Inspectors. Ms Edwards is responsible for the day to day organisation of the examination and will act as a channel of communication between the Inspector and all parties, including the council officers and representors.

All correspondence or queries relating to the examination should be directed to the Programme Officer.

Contact details:

Ms Carmel Edwards
Telephone: 07969 631 930

Hearing sessions

The Inspector is likely to conduct a series of public hearings as part of the examination process. More details will be posted here in due course.

The Examination process

If you wish to find out in more about how the examination will be carried out, the Planning Inspectorate has produced a useful guide: Examining Local Plans Procedural Practice.

Examination Library

The Examination Library contains a list of documents submitted for examination and background documents that have informed the production of the Draft Revised Lambeth Local Plan Proposed Submission Version. It also contains documents relating to the examination and will be updated as the examination progresses.


From 31 January until 13 March 2020, the council invited representations on the Draft Revised Lambeth Local Plan Proposed Submission Version January 2020 and associated Proposed Changes to the Policies Map January 2020 (under Regulation 19 of the plan-making regulations).

Representations received during this period have been submitted for examination along with the other submission documents.