Southwark nabs GLA planning manager for Old Kent Road regen

Colin Wilson, strategic planning manager at the Greater London Authority, has been seconded to Southwark Council for two years to head a dedicated team to deliver the regeneration of the Old Kent Road Opportunity Area.

The new team will provide planning and regeneration services to steer the regeneration of the area, including the delivery of more than 20,000 new homes and 5,000 new jobs, as well as two new stops on the extension of the Bakerloo Line.

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Council chief executive Eleanor Kelly said: “We are delighted to