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Lee Neighbourhood Forum and Area

The Mayor of Lewisham has designated the Lee community group as a neighbourhood forum and a neighbourhood area.
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The Lee Neighbourhood Area and Forum

The Mayor approved the application to designate the Lee Neighbourhood Area and create the Lee Neighbourhood Forum at the Mayor and Cabinet meeting on 13 January 2016. The Lee Neighbourhood Area can be seen clearly on the map below.

The forum was formally re-designated for a further 5 years on 21 June 2021. 

Lee Neighbourhood Plan Examination

Lee Neighbourhood Plan - Examiners Procedural Matters and Questions

The London Borough of Lewisham and the Royal Borough of Greenwich, with agreement from the Lee Neighbourhood Forum has appointed Derek Stebbing BA (Hons) DipEP MRTPI to undertake the examination of the Lee Neighbourhood Plan.
The following documents were submitted as part of the examination:

Lee Neighbourhood Plan - Submission Version

Lee Neighbourhood Plan - Basic Conditions Statement

Lee Neighbourhood Plan - Consultation Statement

Lee Neighbourhood Plan - Strategic Environmental Assessment 

Lee Neighbourhood Plan - Statement of Common Ground

Lee Neighbourhood Plan submission - Regulation 16 consultation

Lee Neighbourhood Forum have submitted its proposed neighbourhood plan to London Borough of Lewisham and Royal Borough of Greenwich. The Council is now seeking views and comments on the draft plan from residents, business owners and other interested stakeholders. 

The Council are also inviting comments on the Strategic Environment Assessment (SEA) prepared by AECOM which can be found below.

The Regulation 16 consultation on the Lee Neighbourhood plan ran from 11 March 2022 to 6 May 2022. Responses to the Regulation 16 consultation on the draft Lee Neighbourhood Plan

Lewisham Council Response - Lee Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16

Greenwich Council Response - Lee Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16

General/Statutory Consultee Responses - Lee Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16

General/ Statutory Consultee Responses (Original copies) - Lee Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16

Statutory consultees responses - Received by Greenwich Council

Local Resident responses - Received by Greenwich Council

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening and Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA) Screening

 The Council undertook a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) screening and a Habitat Regulation Assessment (HRA) screening of the draft Lee neighbourhood development plan which was published in July 2021.

HRA Screening

SEA Screening

The Lee Neighbourhood Area covers parts of both the London Borough of Lewisham and the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Royal Greenwich Council have also approved the formation of the Lee Neighbourhood Area and Forum in the areas that fall within the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Visit the Royal Borough of Greenwich website for further details.

Join the Lee Neighbourhood Forum

The Lee Neighbourhood Forum is the organisation that operates in the Lee Neighbourhood Area. The Lee Forum’s constitution states that: anyone who lives, works or is an elected member within the Lee Neighbourhood Area or anyone with an interest in the Lee Neighbourhood Area, is eligible to become a member of the Lee Neighbourhood Forum. To join the forum or find out more about its activities, you can visit the Lee Neighbourhood Forum website.

Application for the re-designation of Lee neighbourhood forum

A local community group in the Lee area has made an application seeking the re-designation of a designation of a neighbourhood forum for Lee neighbourhood forum.

The proposed area covers part of the borough of Lewisham. If the application is approved, no other organisation or body may be designated for that area until this designation expires or is withdrawn.

Information about the application

The supporting document for this application is below. Please note that the list of supporters is not available for inspection by the public for data protection reasons.

This consultation is now closed.