Since the filing of over 130 objections with the LBTH planning department directly and many signatures collected via various petitions, the council’s planning department has now informed campaigners that the applicants are expected to submit revised drawings for the scheme and that the council is likely to hold a fresh round of consultations. The time spans for this are not yet known, nor is the council able to anticipate such.
People will be notified of the further developments. Below find the full e-mail received by 38 degrees and sent out to signatories and campaigners:
“Re London Chest Hospital – Planning Status Update
The Borough are anticipating receipt of amended drawings from the applicant for the scheme. The timescale for the receipt of these drawings is not presently known. Discussions are on-going between the applicant and officers; with the outcome of these discussions anticipated to inform the nature of the amended drawings/scheme more generally.
Following receipt of amended drawings it is fully anticipated the Borough will undertake a fresh round of public consultation on the scheme, with the usual 21 day period of consultation.
The Borough are exploring the possibility of lodging (for a limited time period) any amended drawings and other application documents in a publically accessible building located close to the application site- conscious of the concerns raised by a number of neighbours of the difficulty of navigating the documents on-line via the Council website and given the degree of local public interest in the scheme.
Needless to say no date has been set for the application to be taken to the Strategic Development Committee .
I hope this clarifies matters.