28 August 2014
Following a request by a local Green Party member, Bromley Council are considering including planning policies for the 'All London Green Grid' in their new Local Plan.
A recent report produced by the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England found that Bromley is one of 15 London boroughs that haven't yet included the ALLG, a pan-London scheme to improve green spaces for local residents and wildlife, in it's planning policy.
Green Party member Mary Ion said:
"We have such a wonderful network of green spaces in Bromley, we have to protect and improve them. It's important that the council makes space for birds, insects and other species as well as open spaces for residents. To get this right while building new homes, the council has to plan it properly. I hope they develop this new policy as soon as possible."
The All London Green Grid is a policy initiated by Jenny Jones, a Green Party Member of the London Assembly.