Decision details

Southwark Park Sports Centre, Hawkstone Road, London SE16 2PE

Decision Maker: Planning Sub-Committee A

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Planning application reference number 14/AP/2455


Report: See pages 32 to 61 of the agenda pack and pages 5 to 6 of the addendum report.




Reconstruction and layout changes of synthetic athletics track, conversion of synthetic turf football/hockey pitch to natural grass, installation of a hammer and discuss cage and the relocation and installation of the following athletic facilities:


shot put circle

pole vault runway

long/triple jump runway and pit

high jump fan and

javelin runway


Additional works include landscaping to facilitate these changes and the movement north of the fence at the southern boundary.


The sub-committee heard an introduction to the report from a planning officer, drawing councillors’ attention to the addendum report. Members of the sub-committee asked questions of the officer.


There were no objectors present who wished to address the meeting.


The applicant made representations to the sub-committee and answered questions by members of the sub-committee.


There were no supporters living within 100 metres of the development site who wished to speak.


Councillor Kath Whittam addressed the sub-committee in her capacity as a ward councillor. Members of the sub-committee did not ask questions of Councillor Whittam.


At this point, Councillor Stephanie Cryan left the meeting room.


Members of the sub-committee debated the application.


A motion to grant planning permission was moved, seconded, put to the vote and declared to be carried.




That planning application 14/AP/2455 be granted with the conditions set out in the report and addendum report.


At this point, Councillor Stephanie Cryan rejoined the meeting.

Publication date: 15/10/2014

Date of decision: 09/09/2014

Decided at meeting: 09/09/2014 - Planning Sub-Committee A

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