The land between B&Q and Iceland, behind Norwood Road, has been a wasted opportunity with many years of plans in place, but no action. There are several site owners, including the council which owns Waylett Place car park. Greencourt Property, having consulted the council, are now intending to develop the old laundry site, with offices, housing and improved access. This may or may not enhance the prospect of redeveloping “site 18” as a whole. The latest council plan promotes such a comprehensive approach with a new “retail hub” for Norwood, which necessarily includes B&Q. NPA has favoured a public design exercise to devise the best use of the site (which assumes the whole site can be assembled). We may however be better off with this partial but definite development. What is the public view?
1 INTRODUCTIONS. NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANNNING UPDATE (Knollys / High Street / college site / “KIBA” / “visioning”)
2 BACKGROUND TO SITE 18 (history / masterplan / masterplan refresh
3 PRESENTATION BY GREENCOURT OF PROPOSALS FOR THE LAUNDRY SITE
4 GROUP DISCUSSION ON; i) Greencourt plan ii) overall site 18 issues iii) wider neighbourhood planning issues
5 FEEDBACK FROM GROUPS AND RESOLUTIONS FOR DECISION. NEXT STEPS