One of the main aims of the Mount Pleasant Forum since the Royal Mail submitted their 5,000 page planning application to Camden and Islington Councils in June 2013 has been to encourage local residents and stakeholders to engage in the planning process by submitting responses to their respective Planning Officers.
The statutory period within which members of the public were expected to read, digest and respond to this highly complex document was three weeks – the same time given to a minor intervention in a private garden. The MPF successfully secured a concession from both Councils to accept responses up to the time the application came before Council. This was due for October 2013 and has since been postponed.
Below are a small sample of the many responses submitted by groups and individuals: