Lewisham, like all boroughs, is dealing with a housing crisis and a climate emergency. To help tackle these issues, we’ve completed a draft small sites design guidance document, encouraging the delivery of more high-quality, sustainable homes across the borough.
In September 2020 we appointed Architects Ash Sakula and RCKa to work on a draft of the Small Sites Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) . They completed an initial consultation process with local agents, architects and developers and worked with LBL officers and councillors to produce the first draft of this design guidance.
We’d like to hear your views on the draft Small Sites SPD.
The consultation consists of four documents at the
above page that can be read to find out more about the plans, helpfully including the following graphic to demonstrate that ‘small sites’ are considered to be an area of roughly 1/3 of a football pitch:
Part 3 gives maps of each Lewisham ward, indicating the conservation areas and prior small site planning approvals…
Feedback is requested via a low-tech form which allows you to submit a comment against any section of those documents before filling in the usual demographic / diversity sections. The feedback form is here:
Small Sites Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) Consultation - Lewisham Council - Citizen Space