Issue details

Stockwell Memorial Gardens: Authorisation for giving notice of the Council's intention to appropriate part of Stockwell Memorial Gardens for highway purposes.

To initiate the process for appropriating part of the open space which forms part of the Stockwell Memorial Garden to highway land in order to deliver improvements to the highway for cyclists.

To agree to the publication of the necessary notices in the local press.

To authorise the appropriation to take place if no objections are received to the proposal in response to the press notices.

To note that the Strategic Director Delivery will exercise delegated authority to consider any objections received in response to the press notices and decide, in the light of any objections whether to proceed with the appropriation.

To note that if the appropriation is authorised the Strategic Director Delivery will exercise delegated powers to enter in a highway dedication agreement with TfL in respect of the appropriated land

TfL will compensate Lambeth for the loss of open space by incorporating a part of their highway into a new open space which will be re-landscaped and transformed into a civic amenity funded by TfL.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: 3. Community Impact;

Decision status: Deleted

Wards affected: Stockwell;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/08/2015

Department: Neighbourhoods & Growth

Consultation process

Legal notices to outline the Council’s intentions to appropriate open space land to TfL for public highway use will be published after the decision has been taken. The Council will be required to consider any representations received. Additionally, TfL will submit a planning application for change of use to the Memorial Garden.
The proposed scheme was subject to extensive consultation including a public exhibition before the application was submitted to the Secretary of State.