Have your say on our revised draft guidance for new development in Lambeth

Lambeth Council is consulting on the Revised Draft Lambeth Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) as part of a two-stage process. The SPD will assist property owners and designers to deliver high quality design outcomes for all development. This second stage consultation runs from 08 July to 02 September 2022. Please share your views with us by completing the online survey on our commonplace site.

Open date: Friday, 8 July 2022 at 9.00am Close date: Friday, 2 September 2022 at 11.59pm Type: Consultation Neighbourhood: Lambeth wide Category:
  • Planning and building control

Purpose / Background

The Revised Draft Lambeth Design Guide SPD sets out draft guidance to support the implementation of Lambeth Local Plan policies relating to the design of the built environment. An initial draft of this SPD, at that time called the Draft Lambeth Design Code SPD, was published for consultation between 11 February and 7 April 2020. This SPD incorporates revisions following the first consultation.  The consultation statement includes all responses received for the first stage.  Additional content has also been included on the topics of retrofit, safer spaces and child-friendly design.   

The Design Guide is in five parts: 

We want to hear from all relevant stakeholders including local residents, property owners and designers. 

Your feedback will be reviewed and used to inform any amendments to the draft SPD. This will be the last opportunity to comment on the draft SPD before it is finalised. The SPD guidance will support policies within the Lambeth Local Plan 2021 it is anticipated that the final SPD will be adopted in Autumn - Winter 2022. 

How to respond

We would like to hear from you by completing our online survey below:

Revised Draft Lambeth Design Guide SPD Commonplace

by email at: 



by writing to us at:

Lambeth Conservation & Design Team,
PO Box 734 Winchester,
S023 5DG