Langton Way Planning Briefs

Download the Langton Way Planning Brief – 2012

Download the Langton Way Planning Brief – 1989


You can review new and on-going planning applications and comment as individuals on development proposals online via the planning pages of the Council website: Developments need to have regard to the Langton Way Planning Brief, which was written by the Association and adopted by the Council in 1989. An updated draft is currently with the Council for consideration.

Latest news

Royal Greenwich Council plan imminent safety improvements to Stratheden Road: a zebra crossing with a raised table by the school, anti-skid surfaces, double yellow lines to deter parking and ‘continuous footway’ raising of the pavements across the junction with Langton Way to reinforce pedestrian priority.

Congratulations to LW parents from the street who have helped make this happen; Janine A, with the support of Ruth C and Keith T, ward Councillor Brighty and Council Officers Willy H and Alex D, whose contact details is in their letter



Stratheden Road – Public Notification letter

Improvements to Stratheden Road’s pavements at the junction of Langton Way commence 23 April 2018. The junction will be temporarily closed and parking restricted to permit excavation for a new ‘continuous footway’. This will maintain a consistent surface with Give Way markings in Langton Way that prioritise pedestrians over motor traffic.

Royal Greenwich apologise for any inconvenience, assure you that every effort will be made to keep closures and disturbance to a minimum. They ask that you speak to the supervisor on site about any access difficulties and contact the Principal Traffic Engineer directly with any further queries; Will Hauptmannl Email: Phone: 020 8921 5455


Current Planning Applications

12 Langton Way Replacement of outbuilding and garage by a single storey rear/side extension, Ref 17/3207/HD. Detail on the Royal Greenwich Panning website.

Basements policy

Royal Greenwich have now adopted their ‘Supplementary Planning Document’ policy on ‘Residential Extensions, Conversions and Basements’ which we commented on early in 2016. Click here to download a copy.

Shooters Hill Road – traffic speed and noise

Following the 2106 residents’ petition presented by Councillor Geoff Brighty, Police have stepped up enforcement and are supporting a Community “Road Watch” of volunteers using speed cameras.

Below: Speed camera roadwatch volunteers in training on Shooters Hill; Marilyn, the Chair of the Westcombe Soc, supported by Adam Calladine of the Met and Greenwich ward Councillor Brighty.

Planning decisions in 2018

Langton Way Rear of 88 St Johns Park Three new 3-bedroom dwellings on an end of garden plot; refused Feb ’18 (neither LWA nor Blackheath Society objected but a neigbour did; the applicant is appealing the refusal)
65 Langton Way Two storey 3-bedroom house on a garage site; refused March ’18
49 Langton Way Retention of 3 aircon heat pumps on a roof; approved March ’18
Blackheath A2 roundabout Sponsorship advertising sign; refused by Lewisham and Greenwich

Planning decisions in 2017

Blackheath Service station 37A Shooters Hill Rd Overnight opening hours agreed on appeal to the national Planning Inspectorate
139 Langton Way Part single/ part 2-storey rear extension
174 Langton Way Single storey rear extension
130 Langton Way Single storey rear and enlarged 1st floor extensions
17 Shooters Hill Rd Side and rear extensions approved June 2017
142 Langton Way
Refurbishment, cladding, garage conversion, windows & doors approved June 2017
99 Langton Way Application for further excavation at rear withdrawn, but approval given to fell 4 trees
65 Shooters Hill Rd Side and rear extension and rear balcony (behind 98 Langton Way) approved
8 Langton Way Rear and loft extensions approved
37 Langton Way Garden studio,1st floor side extension, loft extension and timber cladding approved


Planning decisions in 2015 & 2016 included:

Blackheath Service station 37A Shooters Hill Rd Overnight opening refused, but alcohol sales agreed
106 Langton Way
New house agreed in garden behind 67A Shooters Hill Rd
94 Langton Way
Roof lights; agreed
176 Langton Way Side and rear extension; agreed
178 Langton Way Replacement windows; agreed
166 Langton Way Side and rear extension; agreed
Land rear of 135-139 New 4-bed house with single basement on former garage site; agreed with an assurance by one Planning Committee councillor that “beefed up” conditions will apply
63 Langton Way Loft conversion, rear dormer & Juliet balcony; agreed
65 Langton Way Convert garage to granny annexe; agreed
8 Langton Way Demolition and replacement with 4-bed house with basement; one of a series of applications on this site; agreed with conditions including weekday only working, noise, dust and vibration monitoring.
Land rear of 67C Shooters Hill Rd A new 3-storey house on the corner of Langton Way with Vicarage Ave; refused on appeal to the national Planning Inspectorate who backed the original 2014 refusal by Royal Greenwich on grounds of over-development following local objections