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Contents

Preface
Timetable
  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

Appendices

  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
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Appendix M: Index of Policies by Subject

Topic Policy nos. Pages

A

   
Advertisements ENV43 73
Affordable housing G3 H14 25 91
Air quality G34 ENV39, ENV41 T5 32 70-71 112
Air traffic T23 123
Allotments G27 ENV21 31 63
Ancient Monuments G26 ENV58 31 81
Archaeology G26 ENV56, ENV57 TS22 31 80 216
Article IV Directions G26 ENV50 31 77

B

   
Belvedere District Centre G11 SHO(BEL)1 27 157
Belvedere Industrial Area G14 E1-E3 TS6 28 96-98 205
Bexleyheath Strategic Centre G11 SHO1 BTC1-BTC16 27 136 190-97
Biodiversity - see nature conservation ENV23-ENV31 64-68
Blackfen District Centre G11 SHO(BLA)1 27 157
British Gypsum site (former) TS2 202

C

   
Camping sites G28 TAL2, TAL3 31 178
Community centres / halls COM6 223
Conservation Areas G26 ENV46-ENV49 31 76-77
Contaminated land ENV40 TS22 71 216
Core shopping frontages G11 SHO4 27 140
Countrtyside management G26 ENV30, ENV31 31 67-68
Crayford Industrial Area G14 E1-E3, E7-E12 28 96-105
Crayford Major District Centre G11 SHO(CRAY)1-3 27 153
Crayford Marshes G26 ENV23 TS19 31 64 214
Crayford Ness Industrial Area G14 E1-E3 TS9, TS10 28 96-98 207-8
Crime prevention ENV39, ENV60 70,82
Crossness Sewage Treatment Works TS16, TS17 212-3
Cycling G17 T14 29 118

D

   
Demolition control / procedure H18, H19 93
Disabled (needs of the less agile and people with disabilites) G5 ENV42 T15 TAL3, TAL8 26 72 119 178 182

E

   
Education - buildings and land G27 ENV20 COM1, COM2 31 63 221
Education - school provision COM1, COM3 221-3
Energy efficiency G34 ENV59 32 82
Environmental improvements ENV44 73
Environmental quality G1 ENV39, ENV43 BTC11 25 70,73 195
Equal opportunity G4, G9 26-27
Erith Major District Centre G11 SHO(ERI)1-5 27 154-5
Erith Quarry TS3, TS4 203
Erith Riverside Redevelopment Area TS21-TS23 215-8

F

   
Flood risk G8 26
Food and drink outlets G11 SHO9 27 145
Footpaths TAL9, TAL10 ENV26 183 66
Foots Cray Business Area G14 E1-E3, E5, E6 28 96-8 100-1
Fraser Road, Erith (industrial area) G14 E1-E3 TS7 28 96-8 206
Freight transport T24 123

G

   
Garden centres and farm shops - in Green Belt G12 ENV12 28 59
Golf G29 TAL11 32 183
Green Belt G12 ENV1-ENV13 28 55-60
Green Chain G26 ENV17, ENV18 31 61

H

   
Health and safety G34 32
Health services COM4, COM5 222-3
Heritage land G26 ENV22 31 64
Horses ENV38 69
Hotel development G28 TAL1, TAL3 31 177-8
Housing - land supply G6 H1 26 83
Housing - character G15 H3, H5 28 84-5
Housing - conversions G15 H10, H11 28 88-9
Housing - density G15 H4 28 85
Housing - extensions G15 H9 28 88
Housing - privacy G15 H7 28 86

I

   
Industrial growth G24 31
Industry and commerce G14 E1-E15 TS1 28 96-107 201
Infrastructure G2 25

L

   
Libraries COM7 223
Listed Buildings G26 ENV51-ENV55 31 78-9
Local Nature Reserves G26 ENV28 31 66

M

   
Manor Road - Site F on the Proposals Map G14 TS5 28 204
Manor Road Industrial Area G14 E1-E3 TS8 28 96-8 206
Markets G11 SHO11 27 147
Metropolitan Green Belt G12 ENV1-ENV13 28 55-60
Metropolitan Open Land G13 ENV14-ENV16 28 60-1
Minerals MIN1-MIN8 225-8
Minerals - extraction G30 32
Minerals - reserves G31 32
Monitoring and review G35 M1, M2 33 235

N

   
Nature conservation G26 ENV23-ENV27, ENV31 31 64-6 68
Nature conservation and new residential developments G26 H8 31 87
Nature reserves G26 ENV28 31 66
Neighbourhood Centres G11 SHO6 27 144
Non-core shopping frontages G11 SHO5 27 143
Northumberland Heath District Centre G11 SHO(NOR)1 27 158
Nursery classes COM3 222

O

   
Offices G14 E14, E15 BTC6 28 107 194
Old Bexley District Centre G11 SHO(BEX)1&2 27 158-9
Open space   G27 H8 ENV19 31 87 62
Open space - access to TAL8 182
Open space - provision H6, H13 TAL6, TAL7 86 90 181
Out-of-town shopping G11 SHO3, SHO7 27 138 144

P

   
Parking G21, G23 ENV39 T17-T20 BTC16 30 70 121-2 197
Parking - new recreation and leisure facilities TAL21 187
Parking - railway station car parks T21, T22 122-3
Parking standards 8A1-8A44 125-31
Parks G27 ENV19 TAL5 31 62 179
Parks - strategy ENV34 68
Pedestrians G17 T16 29 120
Planning gain G3 25
Playing fields G27 ENV20 COM2 31 63 221
Pollution G34 ENV41 32 41
Primary Employment Areas G14 E3 28 98
Public art TAL22 187
Public Rights of Way TAL9, TAL10 183
Public transport G17 T9-T12 29 115-7

R

   
Race relations G9 27
Recreation TAL6-TAL8 181-2
Recreation - in Metropolitan Green Belt G12 ENV10 28 58
Recreation - in Metropolitan Open Land G13 ENV16 28 61
Recreation - new facilities G29 32
Residential development / housing G15 H1-H19 BTC12, BTC13 28 83-93 196
Retail warehousing G11 SHO3 27 138
River Thames - nature conservation ENV23 64
River Thames - recreational use TAL12 TS14 TS22 184 210 216
River Thames - Thames Policy Area TS13-TS15 209-10
Road improvements / safety G20 29
Road network G18 29
Road proposals within the borough G19 T7 29 113

S

   
Saltings - Site J on the Proposals Map G26 ENV23 TS18 31 64, 213
School provision COM1, COM3 221-2
Secondary Employment Areas G14 E4 28 98
Sheltered housing H15 92
Shopping and town centres G11 SHO2 SHO12-SHO19 27 137 148-50
Shopping and town centres - 1st floor uses SHO18, SHO19, BTC5 150 193
Shopping and town centres - late night uses SHO8 145
Shopping and town centres – servicing SHO15 BTC15 148 197
Sidcup Major District Centre G11 SHO(SID)1&2 27 152
Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) G26 ENV32, ENV33 31 68
Slade Green Industrial Area G14 E1-E3 TS12 28 96-8 208
Small business units G14 E2 BTC9 28 97 194
Social inclusion G4 26
Special Industrial Zones G14 E13 28 106
Sports and leisure facilities G29 TAL14-TAL20 32 185-6
Standards of development G7 ENV39 26 70

T

   
Telecommunications equipment G25 ENV45 31 74
Thames Gateway G10 27
Thames Road Industrial Area G14 E1-E3 TS11 28 96-8 208
Theatres TAL18 186
Tourism G28 TAL4 31 178
Traffic calming in residential areas T4 111
Traffic growth / generation G16 T3, T6 28 111-2
Traffic management G21 29
Traffic reduction G17 T13 29 118
Transport - assessments G17 T2 29 110
Transport - strategic proposals G22 T8 30 115
Transport - sustainability G17 29
Transport - water borne TS20 214
Travel Plans G16 T1 28 110
Travellers sites H17 93
Trees G27 ENV34-ENV37 31 68-9

U

   
UDP - policy conflict G36 33

V

   
Vehicle sales / showrooms G11 SHO10 27 147
Views G26 ENV39 31 70

W

   
Walnut Tree Depot (former) site SHO(ERI)3 155
Waste management G32, G33 WAS1-WAS3 32 229-32
Water sports TAL13 184
Welling Major District Centre G11 SHO(WEL)1&2 27 156-7
Wildlife - strategy ENV29, ENV31 67-8
Wildlife - River Thames G26 TS15 31 210
Woodland G27 ENV34-ENV37 31 68-9