Supplementary planning documents and guidance

Supplementary planning documents and guidance (SPD and SPG)

Read these documents for information about our planning policies and processes, and for guidance on material considerations in planning applications.


Artists' Studios SPG [PDF] (file size 2.4Mb)
Adopted 25 May 2002

Elderly Persons' Accommodation SPG [PDF file] (file size 412Kb)
Adopted April 2004

Public Art SPG [PDF file] (file size 461 Kb)
Adopted August 2008

Access Design Guide SPD
Adopted 17 December 2010

Air Quality SPD
Adopted 17 June 2009

Basements SPD
Adopted 14 April 2016

Building Height SPD
Adopted 23 September 2010

Community Housing SPD
Adopted 3 June 2020

Designing Out Crime SPD
Adopted January 2008

Greening SPD
Adopted 9 June 2021

Noise SPD
Adopted 21 May 2009

Planning Contributions SPD
Adopted 18 September 2019

Shopfront Design Guidelines SPD
Adopted 25 November 2011

Transport and Streets SPD, April 2016
Adopted 20 April 2016

Trees and Development SPD
Adopted 14 June 2023


Earl’s Court Placemaking framework Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)
Adopted 12 April 2023

Heythrop College SPD
Adopted 31 May 2016

Kensal Canalside Opportunity Area SPD
Adopted 7 July 2021

Kensington Academy and Leisure Centre Planning Brief SPD
Adopted 16 May 2011

Lots Road South SPD
Adopted September 2022

Natural History Museum Grounds Design Guidance SPD
Adopted 13 February 2012

Notting Hill Gate SPD
Adopted June 2015

Princess Louise (Kensington) Hospital Site Planning Brief SPD
Adopted December 2006

Royal Brompton Hospital SPD
Adopted May 2021

Silchester Garages SPD
Adopted 28 July 2011

Units 1-14 Latimer Road Design Code SPD
Adopted October 2021

Warwick Road Planning Brief SPD
Adopted January 2008

Land underneath and close to the Westway Planning Brief SPD
Adopted 27 December 2012

Wornington Green Planning Brief SPD
Adopted 9 November 2009

You can contact the Planning Policy team on [email protected],uk of you would like a hard copy of an SPD. The cost is £27.

Last updated: 9 October 2023