Timeline for the Catford Town Centre framework
The Framework Plan is a long-term vision to guide development in the town centre over the next couple of decades.
Several projects are already underway and there’s more to come over the next couple of year. Find out about the first steps below.
- Community engagement and consultation begins on the Catford Town Centre Framework - over 3,000 comments from local people helped shape our vision for Catford.
- Return of the Catford Food Market – come along on the last Sunday of each month.
- Yoga House and Catford Mews, the independent cinema, open as part of a meanwhile-use strategy by the Council to support the local economy.
- Catford Town Centre Framework is approved by Mayor and Cabinet.
- 17-18 Catford Broadway is refurbished, delivering five new homes and two new retail spaces.
- Old Town Hall welcomes hundreds of jobs as new health and employment partners take up workspace.
- Public consultation on improvements to the area around Catford and Catford Bridge station - find out more about our plans for the station area.
- Public consultation on plans for Thomas Lane Yard - find out more about our plans for Thomas Lane Yard.
- Public consultation on plans to restore the former Catford Constitutional Club building - find out more about our plans for this much-loved venue.
- The £7m refurbishment of Grade II listed Broadway Theatre.
- Public space improvements to Holbeach Road completed, providing new planting, better routes for walking and cycling and helping support Catford Mews with its plans for a new music venue.
- Restoration of the former Catford Constitutional Club begins.
- Catford Library reopens in new space in Catford Shopping Centre.
- Much-loved former Catford Constitutional Club building set to reopen as pub and community venue.
- Planning application for improvements to Catford and Catford Bridge stations.
- Public consultation on plans to re-route the south circular road to create a car-free town centre.
The decades to come
By 2040, our vision for Catford is expected to have delivered 2,700 new homes across the town centre, including nearly 1,000 new social homes for families on our housing waiting list, as well as other significant benefits for Catford’s community - more opportunities for local shops and businesses, generous areas of public space and improvements to enable walking and cycling.