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New Planning Applications are due to be submitted to LBRuT in February, 2022 consisting – Application ‘A’: A hybrid planning application for the Main Scheme (a ‘New Heart for Mortlake’) and Application ‘B’: A Detailed Planning Application for a Secondary School.

The Amended Scheme offers:

  • New publicly accessible, local facilities including
    • Cinema
    • Hotel
    • Community facilities including a boat house
    • Shops and restaurants
    • Additional leisure facilities including a new water sports centre
  • Access to the Thames River for the first time in two hundred years and a new towpath that will be available to the public 24/7
  • Just under 4 hectares of public amenity space (3.93 Ha) excluding the towpath (including accessible 'OOTLI' areas - Other Open Land of Townscape Importance)
  • Just over 7,500 m2 of children's play space (7,534 m2)
  • Provision of a minimum of 2,330 long stay and 284 short stay cycle parking spaces across the development in excess of policy requirements
  • Around 400 new trees to be planted across the site
  • A new secondary school for approx. 1,200 students (as a separate, detailed planning application – Application B)

As the scheme already had the borough's resolution to grant consent back in January, 2020, it is anticipated that the application will be approved.