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Ken unveils development strategy for London

London Mayor Ken Livingstone today unveiled preliminary proposals for London's spatial development plan, including the South Bank and Elephant & Castle

Towards the London Plan: Initial proposals for the Mayor's Spatial Development Strategy is the first stage in a consultation process.

The document says: "the London Plan will balance, protect and enhance the different activities which make Central London attractive. It will also identify prime opportunities for development in and around Central London, such as those that exist at Paddington, Kings Cross, South Bank and Elephant & Castle to provide additional capacity in the centre."

The London Plan also stresses the importance of the River Thames, with objectives including "improving the urban waterside", "protecting views and panoramas from the waterways" and "enhancing public access along and across the river and waterways".

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