Tower Hamlets future development strategy approved

Planning guidance for Tower Hamlets future development has  gained approval from councillors at the Council’s Cabinet meeting.

The Local Development Framework Core Strategy will guide the growth of the borough over the next 15 years and focuses on the 24 hamlets which make up the borough and reflects the diversity and characteristics of the different areas and looks at their social and economic development.

It has been through an extensive development and approval process, along with resident consultation, detailed testing and partnership working took place.

The council has been recognised for its work on incorporating design into planning and for its collaborative working with partners including NHS Tower Hamlets.

Councillor Marc Francis, Lead Member for Planning at Tower Hamlets Council, said: "This ambitious strategy addresses how we will manage the physical change to the borough, outlining where and when growth and change will happen so that we’re ready for the future."

Further information:
Tower Hamlets