The top line parts of the plan are:
Foreword / Good Growth Strategy / Urban Development Objectives
Neighbourhood overview of Wimbledon
Merton’s aim is to ensure Wimbledon continues to be a thriving destination for businesses, local residents and visitors.
1. Climate Change
To make Merton a more environmentally sustainable place and net-zero carbon by 2050.
2. Places and spaces in a growing borough
To ensure the creation of sustainable, efficient and high-quality design of the urban environment.
To support economic recovery, business investment and jobs growth.
4. Green and Blue Infrastructure
To protect Merton’s open spaces, green infrastructure and nature conservation.
5. Health and Wellbeing
To improve and promote more active and healthier lifestyles of our residents, tackle the causes of ill health and health inequalities.
6. Housing Provision
To support the provision of additional homes to meet Merton’s substantial population growth and housing need.
To ensure that the necessary infrastructure is secured to support growth in the borough.
8. Transport and Urban Mobility
To make Merton a healthier, cleaner and inclusive place by making it easier to move around in a safe environment.
Read our response to the Local Plan here.