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Accommodating the Bakerloo line extension (Direction of Travel document)

Information for developers about our support for the Bakerloo line extension and our intentions for growth opportunities in the borough.
Planning service charges

Planning services have introduced new charges for withdrawing planning applications that have not been validated. These charges are to recover administrative costs. The charge for Non-Major applications is £41.67 (£50 including VAT) and for Major applications, it is £125 (£150 including VAT).

Map of the Bakerloo Line Extension Route

Map of the Bakerloo Line Extension Route

Timeline of the Bakerloo Line Extension

Timeline of the Bakerloo Line Extension

For more information about the Bakerloo Line and key areas of the Borough to invest in please us the following the link:

To show your support for the BLE and to help bring the BLE to South East London please go to out ‘Back the Bakerloo’ website and register your details. 

To read more about BLE Safeguarding:

Lewisham Council - Bakerloo Line Extension (BLE) safeguarding

Direction of Travel Document 

The document below was written prior to our new Local plan being published (https://lewisham.gov.uk/myservices/planning/policy/planning/about-the-lewisham-local-plan) and does not set out any new policies, but it:

  • confirms our  established approach to growth 
  • sets out our aspiration to capture the enhanced development opportunities associated with the delivery of the BLE 
  • confirms our commitment to plan for the arrival of the BLE
  • sets the standard and promotes high quality in all new developments
  • confirms our commitment to delivering genuinely affordable housing 

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