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  1. Introduction
  2. Background to the Plan

Part One

  3. General strategy and Part One policies

Part Two

  4. The reasons for the Council's strategy
  5. Environment
  6. Housing
  7. Employment and economic activity
  8. Traffic and transportation
    Annex 1 - Parking policy standards
  9. Shopping and town centres
  10. Tourism and leisure
  11. Bexleyheath Town Centre
  12. Thames-side
  13. Community services
  14 Minerals and waste processing
  15. Monitoring and review

Maps and plans

  4.1 Context diagram
  7.1 Crayford Industrial Area
  9.1 Sidcup - Major district centre
  9.2 Crayford - Major district centre
  9.3 Erith - Major district centre
  9.4 Welling - Major district centre
  9.5 Blackfen - District centre
  9.6 Belvedere - District centre
  9.7 Northumberland Heath - District centre
  9.8 Old Bexley - District centre
  11.1 Bexleyheath – Strategic centre
  12.1 Thames Policy Area
  12.2 Erith Riverside Redevelopment areas referred to in Policy TS21
    Lesnes Abbey Woods Nature Reserve
    Danson Park Bog Garden Nature Reserve
    Foots Cray Meadows Nature Reserve
    Crossness Nature Reserve
  K. Controlled Parking Zones

Design and Development Control guidelines

  1. New residential development
  2. Extensions to houses
  3. Residential conversions
  4. Considerate design for the less agile
  5. Highways considerations in Development Control
  6. Erith Riverside
  7. Shopfronts and advertisements
  8. Industrial and commercial development
  9. Temporary planning permissions
  10. Playspace provision in new developments


  A Glossary
  B Local Nature Reserves
  C Areas and Sites of Nature Conservation
  D1 Statutorily listed buildings
  D2 Locally listed buildings
  D3 Scheduled ancient monuments
  D4 Registered historic parks and gardens
  E Conservation Areas
  F1 Housing provision in Bexley (April 2004)
  F2 Housing proposals schedule
  F3 Residential Areas of Special Character
  G Neighbourhood Centres
  H Hierarchy of public open space
  I Business land provision
  J Additional uses for which Policy E13 applies
  K Existing and proposed Controlled Parking Zones
  L Key indicators and targets for the UDP
  M Index to policies by subject
Policy list
Policy text

Appendix H: Hierarchy of Public Open Space

The hierarchy of publicly accessible open space below shows open spaces in the borough that fulfil the role of:

  1. local park;
  2. local natural space; or
  3. large, multi-activity open space;

as described in Policy TAL5. Some open spaces will, naturally, fulfil a number of roles due to their size and diversity, whilst others will not.

Open spaces fulfilling the roles of local park, local natural space and large, multi-activity open space (1, 2 and 3 as above)

Name Location Map Reference
Danson Park Welling 4775
Foots Cray Meadows and North Cray Wood Foots Cray 4771
Hall Place Open Space Bexley 5074
Lesnes Abbey Woods Abbey Wood 4878

Open spaces fulfilling the roles of local park and local natural space (1 and 2)

Name Location Map Reference
Bursted Woods Barnehurst 4976 SE
Crossway Park Thamesmead 4780 E
East Wickham Open Space Welling 4677
Franks Park Belvedere 5078 N
Holly Oak Wood Park Sidcup 4573 NE
Jolly Farmers Open Space Crayford 5275 SE
Martens Grove Park Barnehurst 5075 SW
Parish Wood Park Sidcup 4574 SW
Riverdale Road Bexley 4874 SE
Shenstone Park Crayford 5074 NE
Waring Park Sidcup 4672 SE
Willersley Park Sidcup 4673 NE

Open spaces fulfilling the role of local park (1 only)

Name Location Map Reference
Abbeyhill Park Sidcup 4672 NE
Belvedere Recreation Ground Belvedere 4978 SW
Carlton Road Sidcup 4571 N
Craydene Open Space Slade Green 5176 NE
Erith Recreation Ground Erith 5177 W
Foots Cray Recreation Ground Foots Cray 4770 NW
Holly Hill Open Space Erith 4978 SE
Howbury Lane Slade Green 5276 W
Hurst Recreation Ground Bexley 4773 S
Hurst Road/Parkhill Road Open Space Bexley 4973 NW
King Georges Field Sidcup 4572 NE
Leather Bottle Green Thamesmead 4879 SE
Longlands Recreation Ground Sidcup 4572 S
Manorway Green Thamesmead 4780 NW
Marlborough Park Sidcup 4673 E
Mayplace Recreation Ground Barnehurst 5175 NW
Northumberland Heath Recreation Ground North Heath 4977 SE
Northend Recreation Ground Slade Green 5176 NW
Old Farm Park Sidcup 4572 S
Parkway Thamesmead 4879 SE
Penhill Park Blackfen 4673 NE
Riverside Gardens Erith 5178 S
Russell Park Bexleyheath 4975 N
St. Mary's Recreation Ground Bexley 4973 NW
Shoulder of Mutton Green Welling 4576 SW
Slade Green Recreation Ground Slade Green 5176 NE
Southmere Park Thamesmead 4780 SE
Stevens Park Welling 4776 NW
Stream Way Open Space Belvedere 4977 N
Thames-side Walk Thamesmead 4781
The Green/Sidcup Place Sidcup 4671 SW
Town Park Bexleyheath 4875 SE
West Heath Recreation Ground Abbey Wood 4777 NE
Whitehall Lane Slade Green 5276 W

Open spaces fulfilling the role of local natural space (2 only)

Name Location Map Reference
Beverley Wood Sidcup 4573 NE
Bexley Woods Bexley 4873 NW
Bigs Hill Wood Crayford 5074 N
Chalk Wood North Cray 4970
Crossway Lake Thamesmead 4781 SE
The Glade / Lamorbey Open Space Sidcup 4672 NW
The Hollies Open Space Sidcup 4673SW
Joydens Wood North Cray 4971/2 E
Mayplace Golf Course Barnehurst 5075 NE
Rutland Shaw Sidcup 4772 N
The Warren Bexleyheath 4974 W