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Frequently Asked Questions about the future of the Lambeth hospital site


The following FAQs are in response to commonly asked questions about our proposals to redevelop our Lambeth Hospital site and create much needed new homes for Lambeth, including 258 affordable homes.

The FAQs have been split into the following topic areas:

1. Why are you replacing a hospital site with a residential site?

Around 60 per cent of the Trust’s estate was built over 30 years ago, before modern mental health building design guidance was released. Therefore, we need to provide and invest in new, high quality mental health facilities.

Lambeth Hospital has been identified as a surplus site which no longer needs to deliver mental health facilities. Therefore, we are proposing that the site is redeveloped to provide much needed housing for Lambeth.

The proceeds from this development will be used by the Trust to invest in our facilities including the building of new adult acute inpatient mental health wards for Lambeth residents in a new fit-for-purpose building at the Maudsley Hospital site in Denmark Hill.

As a public sector organisation, we are working closely with Lambeth Council to ensure that the development of this site meets the needs of the Council particularly in terms of helping them deliver much needed homes, and affordable homes, for the Borough.

2. Why is the site being used for housing specifically rather than a different type of community development?

The Trust has identified that the Lambeth Hospital site is no longer required to deliver mental health services and that a potential redevelopment of the site could provide proceeds which can be reinvested in improved mental health facilities on the Maudsley campus as well as more accessible services in the Borough.

Having established that the redeveloped site could be used to fund improved mental health facilities, we, the Trust, began to establish what use would be an appropriate alternative use for the site whilst recognising government guidance to deliver new housing from surplus assets. Through also working closely with Lambeth Council to understand what was an appropriate use for this site, including meeting with planning officers, members and the Council’s Design Review Panel, it was established that residential would be the most successful use on the Lambeth Hospital site.

Additionally, it is important to remember that The Mayor of London has set Lambeth a target of delivering 1,589 additional homes each year over the next 10 years. Lambeth Council, therefore, sees the hospital site as a key site to deliver much needed housing, including affordable housing, to meet this target.

As a public sector organisation, we want to ensure that we work with the Council to help them meet their housing targets, and so delivering significant housing on the site will enable us to deliver a significant number of affordable housing units. We recognise that a key source of many people’s mental health problems is poor quality housing or the lack of a secure home to live in and so the Trust is eager to ensure that we do our part to deliver homes that are affordable for people in Lambeth.

3. The Lambeth Local Plan identifies the key areas for growth and development. Clapham North/Stockwell is not one of these development areas, so why is this housing development being planned here given the viability and availability of other sites that are less disruptive to existing residents and infrastructure?

Whilst the site is not identified in the existing Lambeth Local Plan, it is seen as a site which can provide a significant level of much needed housing, including affordable housing, for the Borough and will be identified as a development site in the emerging Lambeth Local Plan

The Trust has been working closely with the Council to develop the plans for the site and respond to the housing needs of the people of Lambeth. This has included meetings with planning officers, the GLA, presenting to the Growth and Investment Panel and the Council’s Design Review Panel.

The Mayor of London has set Lambeth a target of delivering 1,589 additional homes each year over the next 10 years. The site was not identified in the Local Plan as it was not previously considered likely to become available as a development opportunity, following the service re-provision consultation and the agreement that the site could be redeveloped. Lambeth Council now see the hospital site as a key site to help meet these targets.

The proposed scheme contains a 5,000 sq.ft unit fronting Landor Road that has been identified for “community uses”. As part of this consultation, we are seeking views from residents on what this space could be used for. In addition, a detailed examination of the existing social infrastructure (schools, doctors, dentists etc) has taken place and the proposed impact of the development has been assessed.

It is also important to note that we are still consulting on the proposals at this stage and have not submitted a planning application for the site. Once the application is submitted this will be carefully considered by the Council’s Planning Department and Planning Applications Committee to agree whether it is a suitable application for the area, residents will also be consulted further during the application process, to share their views on the proposals.

4. Do you understand the impact this is having on local residents, being faced with this huge development on our doorstep and massive changes to our community and way of life?

We are aware that this development does represent a big change for local residents who live in close proximity to the existing Mental Hospital site. This is why we are committed to thoroughly consulting with local people to ensure that we understand the views and listen to the concerns that people have in regard to the proposals.

We recognise the strength of the local community and our scheme will continue to build upon this by providing homes for families in the area, with the majority of units housing three or more people. The scheme has been designed to provide a mix of affordable and private homes, and proposes to deliver high-quality, safe communal gardens and doorstep play, vital to attracting young families to the area.

We have also been working closely with the Council to ensure that the proposed development is designed in a way provides high-quality inclusive homes, with both communal and private green amenity and onsite play space; whilst meeting clear design guidance set out by the Lambeth and the GLA, regarding consideration of existing buildings, neighbouring properties and their amenities. We are also very aware that this site does need to help deliver against the Council’s own housing targets and that the proceeds will be used to help fund mental health facilities and services in the Borough.

We and the Council are very keen, therefore, to strike a balance and ensure that this development is able to deliver against a range of criteria. Consultation with local residents is key to understand their concerns.

Additionally, it is important to note that we are still in the consultation phase and that once the planning application is submitted it requires approval from the Council’s Planning Committee. They will consider the application and make a decision on whether this is the right application for the site and for the Borough.

5. What infrastructure is proposed to offer extra schooling, medical care, public transportation and car parking for up to 1000 new residents in an already heavily populated urban area?

We are very conscious of the potential impact of this development and we are working closely with the Council to ensure that where possible we mitigate the impact of the proposals on the community infrastructure. This includes making financial contributions to the Council, which will be invested in the local area for schools, transport or healthcare.

6. What is the rein this development for the existing local community?

A key element of the development will be the proposed new community space. The approximately 5,000 sq ft space will front Landor Road and could accommodate a nursery or doctors’ surgery. A decision on what this space will be used for has not been taken yet and we would welcome your views on what you think would be a really useful addition for the area, such as a children’s nursery or community centre.

We are conscious that the Landor Road already has a number of retail and commercial uses, and we would be sympathetic to these uses, looking to complement what is already on offer with an increased footfall passing and supporting these local premises.

7. What impact will the proposals have in terms of the local environment?

The site is currently dominated by the existing buildings and so there is limited green space, trees or planting. These are mainly limited to isolated areas of ornamental planting, grassland and a number of standard trees which are considered to be of negligible to low ecological value.

The proposals present the opportunity to improve significantly the local biodiversity through additional tree planting, new roosting opportunities for bats and more diverse nesting habitats for birds.

As well as planting within the development, the proposals include an ‘ecological corridor’ that wraps around the southern and western sides of the development and allows space for nature through retained existing trees, new native planting and wildlife habitat.

8. Will the simulation facilities at the hospital be moved to the new building in Denmark Hill?

The new building at the Denmark Hill site has been designed specifically for service delivery. However, we are exploring two options on the Denmark Hill site which would provide bespoke, refurbished space for the simulation facilities.

The proposed scheme contains a 5,000 sq.ft unit fronting Landor Road that has been identified for “community uses”. As part of this consultation, we are seeking views from residents on what this space could be used for. In addition, a detailed examination of the existing social infrastructure (schools, doctors, dentists etc) has taken place and the proposed impact of the development has been assessed.

9. How can you justify putting an 18-storey tower in this area?

We are very aware that the height of the proposed development is going to be a key issue for local residents, and we have been listening to the feedback from residents as the designs for the scheme evolve ahead of a planning application being submitted.

The Trust and Council are in alignment that the Lambeth Hospital site is a key strategic site, which could contribute significantly towards Lambeth’s housing targets and would allow us to achieve the funding required to improve our mental health facilities. As such we have sought to establish how we best strike a balance between meeting the demand for high quality affordable homes, whilst planning the site to best arrange the scale and form of the residential buildings. The feedback we have received from the Council and the independent Design Review Panel is the site can support one taller, well designed building. This design approach provides a variation in height of the other proposed buildings across the site including lower four storey buildings, with a setback fifth floor, which sit closer to the neighbouring properties.

Whilst the immediate context of the surrounding streets is predominately two and three storey terraced residential properties, the wider context in the Borough towards Stockwell and Brixton including existing and new buildings of height which can be viewed from the local streets. The officers at Lambeth and the independent Design Review Panel both support a new well-designed single building of height which will provide a sense of place and an elegant addition to the skyline. It should also be noted that the tall building has been designed such that the outlook from the apartments look north and south, to avoid overlooking of the existing neighbouring properties.

It is also important to remember that the Mayor of London has set Lambeth a target of delivering 1,589 additional homes each year over the next 10 years. The Council, therefore, sees the hospital site as a key site to deliver much needed housing, including affordable housing, to meet this target.

We are very keen to get your feedback on these designs though ahead of a planning.

10. How is the development in keeping with the local environment when the surrounding properties are 2-3 storeys? Is it possible to redevelop the site without using buildings of over 3 storeys?

 

We are aware that the height of the proposed development is one of the key issues for local residents and we are keen to continue to receive your feedback on the proposals. This feedback is really important as we continue to develop the plans before a planning application is submitted.

Given the pressure on the Council to deliver against its housing targets and on the Trust to ensure that the proceeds from this development go towards funding other mental health facilities and services that support the Borough, it is important that we ensure the site does deliver to its potential. It is not possible to meet these criteria with lower buildings of three storeys across the site.

As such we have assessed numerous options for the masterplan of the site, to ensure the scheme both delivers the quantum of new homes supported by the council and is compliant with the Council and GLA policy in terms of design criteria and the relationships with neighbouring properties.

11. What impact assessments have been done on the surrounding properties’ views regarding privacy, overlooking, impact of daylight/sunlight? Can these be shared?

We have been carefully working on the design of the proposed buildings and assessing the relationship of the development with the immediate neighbours and wider community context.

We are working within the Lambeth Council Design Guidance Criteria, which is detailed in the Lambeth Plan and Residential Design Policy Planning Guidance notes. This contains criteria such as residential window to window distances, public/private amenity space requirements, provision of dual aspect units, daylight and sunlight and gives guidance on both existing and current properties.

A key consideration in the scheme development has been to assess the townscape views from the surrounding streets, both in the local and wider context. A detailed townscape and visual appraisal report with the scheme illustrated in a number of key verified views will accompany the application.

The design has also been developed to take into account the daylight and sunlight amenity enjoyed by the surrounding properties and streets. As part of the formal planning submission a detailed report will be provided to confirm that any light impact is minimised and acceptable in terms of Lambeth’s planning policies.

The scheme proposals are also subject to a detailed Environmental Impact Assessment which includes the following chapters relevant to neighbouring properties:

Construction Programme and Methodology;

Traffic and Transport;

Air Quality;

Noise and Vibration;

Ground Conditions and Contamination;

Water Resources and Flood Risk;

Socio-Economics;

Wind Microclimate;

Townscape, Visual Impact and Built Heritage Assessment;

Daylight, Sunlight and Overshadowing.

We expect to submit the application in mid-September and all of the documents and supporting documents will be available to view online via the Council’s planning portal. 

12. Will the new properties in the development have obscured windows so they do not overlook existing properties?

The Scheme has been developed in line with the London Housing Design guidance with regards to the distances between new residential windows and those of both existing and proposed dwellings. We are adhering to this guidance by setting a minimum distance of 20m from the proposed development to the existing residential windows.

For information the London Housing Design Guide (2016) advises that: Designers should consider the position and aspect of habitable rooms, gardens and balconies, and avoid windows facing each other where privacy distances are tight. In the past, planning guidance for privacy has been concerned with achieving visual separation between dwellings by setting a minimum distance of 18 – 21m between facing homes (between habitable room and habitable room as opposed to between balconies or terraces or between habitable rooms and balconies/terraces). These can still be useful yardsticks for visual privacy but adhering rigidly to these measures can limit the variety of urban spaces and housing types in the city, and can sometimes unnecessarily restrict density.

13. Can you tell us the distance of the proposed buildings from the neighbouring existing housing?

The scheme has been developed in line with the London Housing Design guidance with regards to the distances between new residential windows and those of both existing and proposed dwellings. We have set a minimum distance of 20m from the proposed new buildings to the existing residential windows.

 

15. What is the affordable housing provision?

This site will deliver 50% affordable housing. All of the proposals for the site are in.

We are working very closely with the Council to ensure that this site delivers a suitable amount of housing, including affordable housing, which will help the Council meet their housing targets.

The 50% affordable housing provision will be split in the following way:

70% of the affordable homes will be made available for social rent which means that those people on the Council’s social housing waiting list or those on low incomes will be eligible for these homes. A registered social landlord (RSL) (e.g. a housing association or a registered provider of social housing) will manage how these homes are allocated.

30% of the affordable homes will be for sale and/or rent at a cost above social rent for those whose needs are not met by the (housing) market but below market levels. For example, this could include shared ownership options.

16. How much will the private housing units be sold for?

The proposed development will provide over 340 two-bedroom and three-bedroom homes suitable for families across both private and affordable housing. It is important to note that the proposals are fully compliant with Lambeth Council’s housing policies, including in terms of the number of family units being provided.

At this stage we are not able to say how much the private housing will be sold for. However, when the development moves to the construction phase the pricing will be reflective of the comparable properties in the local area to help secure the capital receipts needed to fund the new clinical facilities being built at Maudsley Hospital.

19. Where will new residents park their cars?

The development will be car-free, given its high level of accessibility via public transport, which means that there will be no car parking spaces included as part of the proposals, apart from disabled spaces.

This is in line with the transport policies set out by both Lambeth Council and the GLA which specify that new developments that are well-connected by public transport should be car-free. The idea is to reduce traffic congestion, reduce air pollution and better manage the limited amount of space available for on-street parking.

By living in a car-free property, residents will need to agree to certain terms. They would be unable to apply for an on-street parking permit and this would be built into the planning permission if approved by Lambeth Council.

20. Will you be prevented from owning a car if you live on the development?

It would not be possible to own a car for those residents living in the development because they would have nowhere to park it. This is because there will be no car parking spaces (except for disabled spaces) as part of the development and residents of this development will not be eligible for a parking permit for the surrounding streets.

21. What transport assessments have been done to assess the impact on local roads and public transport? Were these assessments done before the Covid-19 pandemic?

A thorough transport assessment has been conducted as part of the planning application which will be included when the application is submitted. Once submitted it will be possible to view the transport assessment via the Council’s planning portal. The assessment is based on the traffic movements for the area from before the COVID-19 lockdown period.

22. Can we have access to the data on transportation?

The transport assessments undertaken as part of the proposed development will be submitted as part of the planning application to Lambeth Council. This will be supported by documents such as a Travel Plan, Delivery Service Plan and Construction Logistics Plan. These reports will be made available to the public domain via Lambeth Council’s online planning portal.

23. How many cycle spaces will be provided in the new development?

There will be approximately 1,100 cycle spaces across the whole development.  

24. How will cyclists use the roads nearby as there are no cycle lanes on Landor road?

The roads within the development will be designed to accommodate pedestrians, cyclists and cars (such as service or delivery vehicles). We don’t have any influence on the roads outside of the development as these are in control of the Council. However, Lambeth Council and TfL may require financial contributions towards local highways schemes to improve the area and address future impacts.

25. Where will the site entrance be?

The site entrance will be from the north-eastern corner from Landor Road. The locally listed existing hospital gateposts on Landor Road will re-located and re-used to mark the entrance of the new development.

26. Will pedestrians be able to walk through the site? Will it be a gated community?

The site will not be a gated community so local people will be able to access the site via Landor Road and move about the proposed streets and open spaces. In the current designs it will not be possible to travel through the site as it is not possible at this time to create an access via the Pulross Centre, onto the Pulross Road, as this is not under SLaM’s ownership. The designs have been developed so that in the future if there is an opportunity to open up this route, it would be possible to create a pedestrian route through the entrance of the Pulross Centre. We continue to engage with Guys and St Thomas’ who own the Pulross Centre to see if we can make it work, whilst being sensitive to the service users of the Pulross Centre.

27. Will the new public spaces be open to all residents in the area?

There are some areas of the proposed scheme, including the main boulevard and public realm, which will be for all to access. A treasured feature in the local area is the Edible Bus Stop, on Landor Road, where dedicated local residents grow an array of edible and bee-friendly plants and trees.

The proposed scheme will expand on this successful initiative with similar ideas running through the site, such as ecological corridor stretching over 300m down one the southern and western sides of the development.

Whilst it was a key focus to try and open the site up as much as possible, the advice we received from Lambeth and the Met Police was that this would impact too significantly on the security of the space for the residents living here if it was fully accessible to all.

Currently, the Lambeth Hospital site is cut off by a high wall and sits within a built-up area with few green spaces. We know that reconnecting with nature can have a huge positive impact on health, wellbeing and quality of life. As part of these proposals a series of different spaces or ‘character areas’, will be created across the site including communal areas and a children’s play area to introduce thriving and sustainable green amenity places.

28. How does the scheme meet the policy requirements for public open space (not public realm) in an area of significant deficiency? Is the proposal to make an off-site contribution?

The proposed development contains a significant range and quantity of new open spaces, courtyards, gardens, children’s play areas and community gardens to adhere to planning policy requirements. The scheme meets the policy requirements for outdoor amenity space which is provided through private gardens/balconies and communal amenity space. Play provision is also met and covered under the answer to Question 30 below.

29. Will the public spaces be open to everyone or only to residents in the development?

The main boulevard and side streets (which we have called Greenways) will be publicly accessible. We are also proposing to improve the public realm of Landor Road with new street streets, planting and seating to mirror the much-loved Edible Bus Stop and Kerb Garden on the other side of Landor Road. Whilst it was a key focus to try and open the site up as much as possible, the advice we received from Lambeth and the Met Police was that this would impact too significantly on the security of the space for the residents living here if it was fully accessible to all.

30. What measures will you be putting in place to maintain the new public spaces, especially regular tree care where trees on the site impinge/affect neighbouring properties?

Maintenance of the new landscape spaces will be managed through a site wide management and maintenance plan and regime. This will include long term care of the existing trees which we are looking to retain at the site boundary.

31. Where is the children’s play area mentioned? I want to better understand how far above the statutory requirements the children’s play area goes. 

We believe that safe and stimulating play facilities are essential for a child's welfare and future development. Under the Mayor’s London Plan, development proposals that include housing should make provision for play and informal recreation, based on the expected child population generated by the scheme and an assessment of future needs. The proposed development contains a significant range and quantity of new of open spaces, courtyards, gardens, children’s play areas and community gardens to adhere to and exceed planning policy requirements. We have used the Mayor’s Supplementary Planning Guidance Providing for Children and Young People’s Play and Informal Recreation to calculate what is required to meet the required provision for different age groups. We have provided the required playable spaces for young children, including ‘door-step’ play features and older children including more challenging equipment throughout the scheme within the courtyards, communal gardens and side streets or ‘Greenways’. The site is also within a 10-minute walk of two major parks, Max Roach Park and Slade Gardens, which offer opportunities for group ball games and also Stockwell Skate Park. 

 

32. What is the expected environmental impact of the development and how will this be mitigated?

 

A detailed Environmental Impact Assessment is being prepared as part of the planning application and will be published once the application has been submitted. Passive and energy efficient measures shall be considered in line with the GLA energy planning guidance and Leti Climate Change Design Guide, these include:

• Significantly improved Air Permeability targets;
• Enhanced glazing specification in accordance with daylighting and overheating requirements;
• Low targets for annual energy use through improved building fabric and form;
• Provision of energy display devices so occupants can monitor their energy use;
• The provision of energy efficient lighting and display lighting;
• Photoelectric sensor controls within communal and circulation areas of the building;
• Time and temperature zone control;
• Energy and Water metering and submetering in all appropriate areas;
• Overheating analysis to avoid overheating risk through passive measures without the reliance on mechanical cooling.

The following renewable energy technologies shall be considered within the development, in line with the GLA energy planning guidance and Leti Climate Change Design Guide:
• Central Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP) plants to provide heating and hot water requirements of the development this will provide carbon savings in excess of the minimum requirement of 35% required under the Part L Building Regulations.
• This will enable the provision for the development to become zero carbon as the grid decarbonises;
• High efficiency Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) to provide ventilation requirements to areas where required;
• Photovoltaic Panels at roof level where appropriate.

Other sustainability initiatives included for within the design of the development include:
• The use of construction materials that are responsibly and sustainably sources;
• Embodied carbon consideration to construction materials, sourced locally where viable;
• Future functional and climate change consideration incorporated into the design;
• Consideration to Life Cycle Analysis of key building fabric and Mechanical and Electrical items;
• The ‘future proofing’ of the heat network to allow for a future connection to a district heating network;
• The provision of cycle storage for building users;
• Electric Vehicle Charging points;
• The fit out works will provide for sanitary fittings which will be water efficient through measures such as dual flush toilets and low flow taps;
• Green roof provision.

33. Will the buildings all have solar panels?

Yes, we have clear strategy to reducing the carbon emissions from this site as much as is viably possible. In line with the GLA energy planning guidance and Leti Climate Change Design Guide, we will be installing solar panels on site.

34. What measures will be put in place to mitigate increased noise from the development once it is complete and occupied?

The proposed residential dwellings will be built to the latest acoustic standards as contained in the Building Regulations.

35. When will you be submitting plans to Lambeth?

We intend to submit a planning application to Lambeth Council in mid-September and have had the opportunity to listen to the views of local residents with regard to our site.

36. Is the plan for SLaM to gain planning permission and sell the site to a developer or will they engage a developer and retain ownership of the site?

The Trust’s intention is to retain ownership of a proportion of the development for the long term, this is balanced against the need to realise capital receipts from the development to support the new Clinical facilities at Maudsley Hospital. The Trust aims to be an active owner for the long term and is intending to work with both Public and Private Sector Partners by accessing their expertise to collectively deliver the development

37. We are concerned about the lack of ethnic diversity in the senior leadership teams. The lack of diverse voices could reinforce the stereotype that the area’s traditional black communities are being forced out.

As a public sector, NHS organisation we are very conscious that our proposals for the site are consulted on as thoroughly as possible and this includes getting feedback from a range of voices across the local community. With this in mind, we have been speaking to Black Thrive, an organisation set up in Lambeth which combines communities, statutory organisations, voluntary and private sector, to reduce the inequality and injustices experienced by black people in mental health services. After receiving feedback from Black Thrive, we are planning to hold a separate online public discussion event with its members to gather their feedback and comments on the proposals.
38. How long will it take to build?

It is expected that, subject to planning approval, construction works will commence in Spring 2024 and would be completed in 2028.

39. What hours of the day do you see the building works commencing and will it just be weekdays?

A Construction Management Plan (CMP) will be submitted as part of the planning application. This will provide details of the proposed construction programme, including construction working hours and will need to be approved by Lambeth Council. The construction working hours will be in line with Lambeth Council’s policy.

40. How will the impact of the construction be mitigated for local residents?

As part of our planning application a Construction Management Plan will be submitted to Lambeth Council. This will outline the numerous measures which we will undertake during construction in order to mitigate disruption to neighbours and the surrounding area. South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust intends to also appoint a contractor who is part of the Considerate Constructors Scheme.

This means that the contractor has signed up to a code of conduct and will make every effort to ensure the site teams care about the appearance of the site, respect the local community, protect the environment, secure everyone’s safety and value its workforce.

The construction will be subject to particular rules and regulations that will need to be adhered to during construction, including recognised construction working hours. These will be strictly controlled and any work outside of these hours will be agreed in advance.

There will also be an identified point of contact during the construction process for residents to get in touch with in case they have any concerns or problems. Construction traffic will be managed in accordance with a Construction Traffic Management Plan which will be submitted as part of the planning application to Lambeth Council. Strict environmental controls relating to construction generated dust and noise will be in place and a secure site boundary will be maintained at all times.

41. What provisions will you make to compensate adjoining owners for reduction in property value caused by the development?

We are designing the proposed development to ensure that it is in keeping with the area and that it provides benefits for Lambeth, including the provision of a significant amount of much-needed affordable housing. The development is also completely in line with Lambeth Council’s policies for a development of this nature. 18 We will be submitting a planning application to Lambeth Council who will carefully consider whether the application is valid, including whether it bring significant benefits to the local area and the Borough as a whole. If the application is approved then we would be able to move forward with the development proposals. The Trust or any developer involved would not be required to compensate neighbours or local residents.
42. When did the public consultation for this site start?

The public consultation for the Lambeth Hospital planning application began in July 2020 when residents were sent a leaflet about the proposals and invited to join consultation events held in August 2020.

43. Wasn’t there a previous consultation? Why weren’t local residents involved? 

A previous public consultation did take place on the proposed service change. This means that we consulted people about moving the existing services at the Lambeth Hospital to the Maudsley Hospital. This consultation was undertaken from 4th March to 31st May 2020 and ran for 12 weeks. This consultation was only to discuss the move of the services and was not a consultation on the proposed development of the Lambeth Hospital site. Once the proposal to move the services from Lambeth Hospital to a new purposebuilt facility at the Maudsley Hospital was approved, this consultation for the development of the Lambeth Hospital site could take place.

44. How was the service change consultation promoted? Local residents do not seem to have been sent a flyer.

The service change consultation was promoted through a number of ways, including a flyer which was hand-delivered in March 2020, including to the roads surrounding the hospital site. Additionally, an advert was placed in the South London Press, paid-for adverts were placed on social media and email invitations were sent to local community groups and forums.

45. How can I provide my feedback on the proposals?

We would like to hear your views and look forward to hearing from you 

You can share your feedback by either emailing lambethplanning@londoncommunications.co.uk calling our freephone line on 0800 307 7650 or writing to our freepost address:

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