5 March 2009:
CPCA to participate in Local Public Inquiry for LDA Masterplan (now set for July 7th)


The CPCA has been granted ‘Rule 6’ status by the Planning Inspectorate at the forthcoming local Public Inquiry into the LDA Crystal Palace Park Masterplan applications. Rule 6 gives the CPCA similar status as Bromley and the LDA (the developer) at the Inquiry and the opportunity to question witnesses and others, and test evidence.

The CPCA has prepared a ‘statement of case’ and written ‘proofs of evidence’ and awaits confirmation of the date and venue of the Inquiry.

A public inquiry is an adversarial forum similar to a court of law. The public can attend as observers, although this will not affect the inquiry’s outcome as the Inspector can only consider statements and written evidence.


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