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Draft Chadwell Heath Transformation Area Masterplan Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council would like your views on the draft Chadwell Heath Transformation Area Masterplan Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). This SPD provides more detailed supplementary guidance to developers, the local community and other interested stakeholders on how we envisage development in the Chadwell Heath Transformation Area coming forward over the new Local Plan period and beyond. The draft SPD and related documents are available to view below.

Barking and Dagenham Council has ambitious plans for growth, including the creation of 44,000 homes and 20,000 jobs which will be delivered through its new draft Local Plan. Preparation of this supplementary planning document has been led by Be First on behalf of the council and has been launched to provide further guidance for developers bringing forward development in the Chadwell Heath Transformation Area (as set out in the emerging Local Plan 2037) to ensure that future development of the area is delivered to meet local needs, including new housing, renewed industrial floorspace and supporting infrastructure.

Once adopted, the Supplementary Planning Document will be pivotal in helping to shape development in the area. It provides more in-depth guidance on policies set out in a Local Plan to help guide developers, planning officers and local stakeholders such as business owners and residents and will be a material consideration in planning decisions. That is why we would like to hear from you.

Consultation

The consultation period has been extended for 2 weeks and will now run for 8 weeks, commencing on Monday 3 October 2022 and concluding at 23:59 on Monday 28 November 2022.

The Consultation Statement and SEA Screening for this document are also available below:  

Consultation Statement (PDF, 145KB)

SEA Screening (PDF, 268KB)

How can I comment?

To view the draft SPD document and comment online, please visit the One Borough Voice websie.

One Borough Voice

You can also submit your comments to us by emailing planningpolicy@befirst.london or contacting us via letter at the address below:

Be First
9th floor, Maritime House
1 Linton Rd,
Barking
IG11 8HG

We are conducting this consultation virtually; however if you need help in accessing a copy of this document, please email planningpolicy@befirst.london

Supporting documentation

Regulation 19 (2) Draft Local Plan

LBBD Infrastructure Delivery Plan 

Draft Planning Obligations Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council would like your views on the draft Planning Obligations Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). This sets out a number of areas the Council will require S106 contributions for to aid in making development acceptable in planning terms. The draft SPD and related documents are available to view at the bottom of this page.

Barking and Dagenham Council has ambitious plans for growth, including the creation of 44,000 homes and 20,000 jobs which will be delivered through its new draft Local Plan. Preparation of this supplementary planning document has been led by Be First on behalf of the council and has been launched to provide supplementary planning guidance for S106 requirements within the Borough to ensure the supporting infrastructure is in place to accommodate growth.

Once adopted, the Supplementary Planning Document will be pivotal in helping to shape development in the area. It provides more in-depth guidance on policies set out in a Local Plan to help guide developers, planning officers and local stakeholders such as business owners and residents and will be a material consideration in planning decisions. That is why we would like to hear from you.

Consultation

The consultation will run for 6 weeks, commencing on Monday 26th September 2022 and concluding at 23:59 on Monday 7 November 2022. 

The Consultation Statement and SEA Screening for this document are also available below:  

Consultation Statement file (PDF, 50KB)SEA file (PDF, 125KB)

How can I comment?

You can review the draft SPD document and submit your comments via the One Borough Voice link below.

Respond on One Borough Voice

You can also submit your comments to us by emailing your thoughts to planningpolicy@befirst.london or contacting us via letter at the address below.

Be First
9th floor, Maritime House,
1 Linton Rd,
Barking
IG11 8HG

We are conducting this consultation virtually; however, if you need help in accessing a copy of this document, please get in touch with us at planningpolicy@befirst.london

Supporting documentation

Regulation 19 (2) Draft Local Plan

LBBD Infrastructure Delivery Plan 

Draft Thames Road Transformation Area Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council would like your views on the draft Thames Road Transformation Area Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). This will provide a master plan for the regeneration and development of an area of the borough - River Road and Thames Road - where significant growth is envisaged to take place over the next 20 years. The draft master plan and related documents are available to view at the bottom of this page.

Barking and Dagenham Council has ambitious plans for growth, including the creation of 50,000 homes and 20,000 jobs which will be delivered through its new draft Local Plan. Preparation of this supplementary planning document has been led by Be First on behalf of the council and has been launched to provide supplementary planning guidance and a framework for future development in the Thames Road area, which has been identified within the draft Local Plan as a key area for growth.

Once adopted, the Supplementary Planning Document will be pivotal in helping to shape development in the area. It provides more in-depth guidance on policies set out in a Local Plan to help guide developers, planning officers and local stakeholders such as business owners and residents and will be a material consideration in planning decisions. That is why we would like to hear from you.

Consultation

The consultation will run for 8 weeks, commencing on Tuesday 1 December 2020 and concluding on Tuesday 26 January 2021. 

The Thames Road consultation can be viewed on One Borough Voice.

Thames Road consultation

How can I comment?

You can submit your comments to us on online on One Borough Voice.

Submit a response online

You can also comment by email at planningpolicy@befirst.london.

If you would be interested in discussing this document with us, please contact us to book a video or phone appointment.

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are conducting a virtual consultation.  If you need help in accessing a copy of this document, please get in touch with us on the above email address. To make a representation, please email planningpolicy@befirst.london

Supporting documentation

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham draft Local Plan 2037 (Regulation 19 draft)  

LBBD Industrial Land Strategy (Porter PE, 2020) (PDF, 7.7MB)

Biodiversity (SPD) (2012)

‘Biodiversity: How Biodiversity can be Protected and Enhanced in the Development Process (SPD) (2012)’ provides guidance to developers, householders and planners on how to protect and enhance biodiversity in the borough. It was formally adopted by the council on 22 February 2012.

Biodiversity (SPD) (PDF, 3.72 MB)

Biodiversity - Adoption Statement (PDF, 32.73 KB)

Biodiversity - Summary of Consultation Report (PDF, 287.08 KB)

Biodiversity - Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening Statement (PDF, 29.72 KB)

Trees and Development (SPD) (2012)

The Trees and Development Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) provides guidance to developers, householders and planners on legislation, planning requirements and the protection of trees. It is based on:

The SPD was formally adopted by the council on 22 February 2012.

Trees and Development (SPD) (2012) (PDF, 1.90 MB)

Trees and Development - Adoption Statement (PDF, 32.94 KB)

Trees and Development - Summary of Consultation Report (PDF, 222.24 KB)

SEA Screening Statement

An Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Statement has been produced to accompany the Trees and Development SPD.

Trees and Development - Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening Statement (PDF, 31.23 KB)

Hot Food Takeaways (SPD) (2010)

The supplementary planning document (SPD) ‘Saturation Point — Addressing the Health Impact of Hot Food Takeaways’ explains the council’s overall guidance on controlling the development of hot food takeaways (Use Class A5) in the borough. Part of a strategic approach to tackle the borough’s obesity problem, particularly childhood obesity, it advises on the appropriate location and concentration of such premises.

The SPD supports policies in the Local Development Framework Core Strategy and the council’s emerging Development Plan Documents. It was formally adopted on 21 July 2010.

Saturation Point (SPD) - Addressing the Health Impacts of Hot Food Takeaway (PDF, 897.28 KB)

Summary of Consultation Responses (PDF, 2.09 MB)

Hot Food Takeaways - Adoption Statement (PDF, 28.73 KB)

Copies of the above documentation can also be inspected at Barking Town Hall and at libraries throughout the borough during normal opening hours.

Residential Extensions and Alterations (SPD) (2012)

The Residential Extensions and Alterations SPD provides guidance for people who want to extend and improve their home. The SPD provides further detail on the policies ‘BP8: Protecting Residential Amenity’ and ‘BP11: Urban Design of the Borough Wide Development Policies (DPD) (2011)’. It forms part of the borough’s Local Plan.

The SPD was formally adopted by the council on 22 February 2012.

Residential Extensions and Alterations (SPD) (2012) (PDF, 1.46 MB)

Residential Extensions and Alterations - Adoption Statement (PDF, 31.65 KB)

Residential Extensions and Alterations - Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening Statement (PDF, 32.01 KB)

Barking Station Masterplan (SPD) (2012)

The Barking Station Masterplan SPD explains the council’s overall guidance for the site allocation BTCSSA3 of the Barking Town Centre Area Action Plan (2011). Part of the council’s Local Development Framework, it reflects and provides further detail on policies contained in the Local Plan.

The Barking Station Masterplan Supplementary Planning Document was formally adopted by the council on 22 February 2012.

Barking Station Masterplan (SPD) (2012) (PDF, 4.4 MB)

Barking Station Masterplan - Adoption Statement (PDF, 34.54 KB)

Barking Station Masterplan - Statement of Representations Report (PDF, 948.62 KB)

SEA Screening Determination

An Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Determination has been produced to accompany the Barking Station Masterplan SPD.

Barking Station Masterplan - SEA Screening Determination (PDF, 33.57 KB)

Last Orders? Preserving Public Houses (SPD) (2014)

Last Orders? Preserving Public Houses (SPD) contains the council’s guidance on protecting pubs. It supplements policies set out in the Local Plan and was adopted 17 September 2014

Last Orders Preserving Public Houses (SPD) (2014) (PDF, 993.32 KB)

Last Orders Preserving Public Houses - Adoption Statement (PDF, 100.09 KB)

Last Orders Preserving Public Houses (SPD) (2014) 1 (PDF, 993.32 KB)

SEA Screening Determination

A Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Determination has been produced to accompany the Last Orders? Preserving Public Houses (SPD).

Last Orders - Preserving Public Houses - SEA Screening (PDF, 63.71 KB)