20 August 2019

The Proposals

Anthology's planning application for "Kennington Stage" is now live. All comments must be submitted to Lambeth Planning by Tuesday 1 October 2019. You can see a summary and more details of the planning application with Lambeth Planning here.


The proposals are for the redevelopment of the former Woodlands and Masters House site retaining the Masters House and associated ancillary buildings; demolition of the former care home; the erection of 29 storeys building and peripheral lower development of 4 storeys, to provide 258 residential units, together with servicing, disabled parking, cycle parking, landscaping, new public realm, a new vehicular and pedestrian access, and associated works. 

The planning application reference number is: Ref No:19/02696/FUL Please quote this reference number on any correspondence to Lambeth Council when referring to this application.

The "Kennington STAGE" Proposals

Kennington Stage

There are currently proposals to build a 258-unit development including a 29-storey tower block on the former Woodlands Nursing home site (off Dugard Way in Kennington). If this one goes ahead, you will see more blocks being built in the area bordered by Kennington Lane, Kennington Road and St Georges Road.

There is now a limited amount of time to influence the development plans before an application is submitted this summer. It is vital that your voice and feedback is heard with regards to the proposals and that you feedback your comments.

 The 29 storey tower is expected to be 98.25m (322 ft) tall. For comparisons , Big Ben is 96m tall (315 feet).  

 You can view the current proposals by Anthology London at:
https://anthology.london/developments/kennington-stage

Survey and Feedback

Stop the Blocks Community Action Group (STB) undertook a survey to collect feedback on Anthology London’s proposed redevelopment (called “Kennington Stage”) of the former Woodlands nursing home on Dugard Way in Kennington. Anthology London presented proposals in April 2019 to construct 258 units on the small back land site in the form of a 3-4 storey mansion block and a 29-storey tower block. 

MAIN FINDINGS

Of the 188 respondents who participated in the STB survey:

1. 88.8% thought the development on the site was over intensive.

2. 89.9% thought that the proposed scale and landscaping did not enhance the site's history and public space around it.

3. 32% identified other issues that were not adequately addressed by the proposals and 28% thought none of the issues were addressed at all.

You can download a copy of the survey report and findings below

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TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THE PLANS

There is a dedicated webpage hosted by Lambeth Planning where you can make comments on the planning application, find out more information and download and view the relevant planning documents which can be found below.

  

Please note Stop the Blocks Community Action Group takes no responsibility for the contents or accuracy of these documents. We recommend that in the first instance you go to the planning application’s database to find the latest version submitted by the planning applicant. 


Most of the 113 documents are floor plans, various materials and layout and technical considerations but some key documents for comment are available to download below. But for the full suite we recommend you visit the Lambeth Planning website.

DISCLAIMER

Please note Stop the Blocks Community Action Group takes no responsibility for the contents or accuracy of the planning documents. We recommend that in the first instance you go to the planning applications database to find the latest version submitted by the planning applicant.  

Downloads

Planning Statement June 2019 (pdf)

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DAY,SUN,AND OVERSHADOWING (Updated) (pdf)

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Design and Access Statement (pdf)

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HERITAGE,TOWNSCAPE & VISUAL IMPACT APPRAISAL PART 1 (pdf)

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HERITAGE,TOWNSCAPE AND VISUAL IMPACT APPRAISAL PART 2 (pdf)

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HERITAGE, TOWNSCAPE AND VISUAL IMPACT APPRAISAL PART 3 (pdf)

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4 Storey Block proposed building EAST/NORTH ELEVATIONS (pdf)

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4 Storey Block Proposed Building West/South Elevations (pdf)

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29 Storey Tower Block East and South Elevations (pdf)

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