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  • 15/10/20

    The NLWP Examination Hearings took place at The Crowndale Centre, 218 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BD on Wednesday 20th November and Thursday 21st November.  The Boroughs are working on main modifications to address the issues raised at the hearings by representors and the Inspector. Once the Inspector is satisfied with these, the Boroughs will consult formally on the main modifications.

    In February 2020 the Boroughs wrote to the Inspector to inform him that the consultation on the main modifications would start after the local elections in early May.  Since this time, the elections have been postponed for a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The Boroughs agreed not to start any consultation on modifications to the NLWP until both council staff and consultees are able to fully participate in the consultation process. While the Boroughs are mindful that some people may still need to shield or quarantine for a period of time, and government guidance on Covid-19 measures is subject to change, it now seems an appropriate time to consult on the proposed modifications.

    Consultation on the Main Modifications will begin on Thursday 29th October 2020 and run until 10th December 2020.  Further details will be sent to all participants before this date and all consultation material will be made available on this website.


    Stephen Normington BSc DipTP MRICS MRTPI FIQ FIHE has been appointed to conduct the examination to determine whether the North London Waste Plan (NLWP) is sound.

    The seven North London Boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington and Waltham Forest submitted the NLWP to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on 8th August 2019.

    The Boroughs consulted on the proposed submission North London Waste Plan (NLWP) between 1 March and 12 April 2019.

    See our Examination page for further information on the examination. All the documents can be seen in the Document Centre.

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The seven North London Local Planning Authorities of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington and Waltham Forest (‘North London Boroughs’) have joined forces to prepare the North London Waste Plan.

The North London Waste Plan (NLWP) will set out the planning framework for waste management in the North London Boroughs for the next 15 years. It will identify sites for waste management use and set out policies for determining waste planning applications.

Further information on the next stages of work is available in the Timescales section. Details of how and when we will consult on the plan are available in the Document Centre: Consultation Page. If you would like to know how to get involved in consultation on the NLWP, you can sign up to our contact list via our contact page.

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