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Timeline for the Catford Town Centre framework

Find out more about the timeline to deliver 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.



  • Yoga House and Catford Mews, the independent cinema, open as part of a meanwhile-use strategy by the Council to support the local economy.



  • 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.