Westminster City Council is to relocate its dustcart depot from its current site in Mandela Way to a new location in the borough of Lewisham.
Westminster City Council has been parking a fleet of dustcarts at the former bus depot in Mandela Way for more than a year – even though it has not received planning permission for change of use of the site.
Now the city council's cabinet member for finance, property and regeneration – Knightsbridge councillor Rachael Robathan – is to be asked to approve the relocation of the waste vehicle depot to Landmann Way in Lewisham.
The new site is near the New Den football stadium, so Westminster dustcarts will continue to ply their way through Elephant & Castle and along the Old Kent Road to reach their depot.
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