Herne Hill Velodrome project approved by council

Herne Hill generalR

Work on the latest phase of the regeneration of Herne Hill velodrome will begin as soon as possible after Southwark Council last night granted planning permission, subject to conditions, to install trackside lighting and a junior track at the historic venue.

Concerns over light and noise pollution in the local area were dismissed as the planning committee voted to approve the plans, which form the second phase of the work to restore the 1948 Olympic venue to its former glory.

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