Archive for the ‘Planning’ Category


Posted on: 12th March, 2014 in News, Planning

Last evening’s meeting of the Lambeth Planning Committee permitted the application which will result in the demolition of the Canterbury Arms; another traditional, local pub lost. This is despite the fact that Lambeth does have a planning policy in favour…


Posted on: 10th March, 2014 in News, Planning

The planning application to demolish the Canterbury Arms to build a block of flats is coming up before Lambeth’s Planning Committee tomorrow evening. The Committee meeting is Tuesday, 11th March from 7:00pm in Room 8 in the Town Hall. The…

Distinctive chapel seeks controversial revamp

Posted on: 27th October, 2013 in News, Planning

The Bible Truth Church of God have applied for planning permission to replace their current corrugated iron mission hall with a spanking new complex containing a purpose built worship space on the ground floor with 8 flats above. The chapel…

Canterbury Arms

Posted on: 11th June, 2013 in News, Planning

A developer, May Developments (Brixton) Ltd, is proposing to redevelop the Canterbury Arms, on the corner of Pope’s Road and Canterbury Crescent, with a new nine storey residential and community use building. They are holding a public exhibition on their…

Eagle Printing Works – missing date stone

Posted on: 24th May, 2013 in Comment, Planning

Current planning applications for 304 Brixton Road have highlighted a major unauthorised change to the building within the last five years – despite it being in a conservation area. The picture on the right was taken in April 2008 and…


Posted on: 17th April, 2013 in News, Planning

Tesco’s plans to turn the George IV pub on Brixton Hill into a “Tesco Express” suffered a setback at last evening’s Planning Application Committee (PAC) meeting held in Lambeth Town Hall. At issue were four applications to alter the front…

Brixton SPD – Final Week

Posted on: 11th March, 2013 in News, Planning

The consultation on the Brixton Supplementary Planning Document – which has the potential to shape the future of Brixton for the next decade or more – closes this Friday, 15th March. You still have time to have your voice heard….

Minicab office next to McDonalds turned down

Posted on: 9th March, 2013 in Planning

Lambeth have refused planning permission for the  newsagents and general store next to McDonalds on Brixton Road to set up a mini cab control point in the front part of the shop. The society objected to this proposal because it…

200 Coldharbour Lane – takeaway refused

Posted on: 6th February, 2013 in Planning

200 Coldharbour Lane, on the corner of Flaxman Road is a corner shop which for many years was run as a house clearance second hand junk shop (see photo below). The second hand furniture shop closed last autumn, and an…

Brixton SPD – Future Brixton

Posted on: 4th February, 2013 in News, Planning

The consultation period on the Brixton Supplementary Planning Document (SPD), which will set the direction for Brixton over the next decade, has now started. It closes on Friday 15 March 2013. Lambeth has set up a special website: giving information…