Bampton Estate building plans, SE23-2XB

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Yekaterina Kartasheva

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Dear Lewisham Borough Council,

Please provide details on the decision made by Mayor of Lewisham on 28/02/2018 for the building project on Bampton Estate SE23-2XB to proceed to the official planning stage, what are the grounds for the decision?

Yours faithfully,
Yekaterina Kartasheva

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It is deemed reasonable that by details I seek copies of all papers prepared in support of this decision: copies of correspondence within the authority and its elected members; copies of correspondence with any arms-length bodies; copies of correspondence with any third parties; records of telephone conversations and/or telephone conferences with any party; reports prepared by officers of the authority.

Foi, Customer, Lewisham Borough Council

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Yekaterina Kartasheva

Dear Lewisham Council, I did not receive your response to my request. I am therefore requesting an inernal review please.

Yours sincerely,
Yekaterina Kartasheva

Yekaterina Kartasheva

Dear Lewisham Council,
I have neither received a response to my FOI request, no any response to my request for an internal review.
This is not acceptable, particularly for the public government body. I insist you acknowledge the receipt of my last request within 2 working days and confirm the intiation of the internal review within 5 working days. Failure to do so will result in the matter being referred to the local MP for further investigation.

Yours sincerely,

Yekaterina Kartasheva

Foi, Customer, Lewisham Borough Council

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Dear Sir/Madam
Freedom of Information Act 2000
We sincerely apologise for the delay in responding to your FOI request. A
member of the planning team and a member of the team that deal with
Freedom Of Information Requests both of whom were dealing with this
request have both since left the Council which unfortunately resulted in
your request being overlooked. We can only apologise for this error and
for any inconvenience this has caused you.
Please find our response below and attached:
Please provide details on the decision made by Mayor of Lewisham on
28/02/2018 for the building project on Bampton Estate SE23-2XB to proceed
to the official planning stage, what are the grounds for the decision?
Please find attached the Agenda Reports Pack from the Mayor and Cabinet
Meeting 28/02/2018, which outlines that as of 28/02/2018 Mayor and Cabinet
recommend the site be approved for development. It is important to note
that this decision is completely separate from a planning decision and no
planning decision has been made.
The proposed Bampton Estate scheme of fifty (50) new (1) bedroom flats for
social rent was submitted to London Borough of Lewisham on 26 March 2018.
This scheme is currently live and will be determined by a planning
committee. The date for a committee has yet to be determined, however
notifications of the committee date will be sent to those who raised
comments to the planning application. If you have not sent through a
comment to the application, please leave your full postal address and we
will add you to the list of interested parties to be notified in the
Kind Regards,
LBL Planning Team
London Borough Of Lewisham Planning Department
3rd Floor, Laurence House, Catford, SE6 4RU
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Wendy Stevens
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