Decision Maker Response

Sadiq Khan’s response

Feb 22, 2019 — Dear Petitioner

Thank you for the petition submitted on the change.org website about the proposals for the MSG Sphere arena in Stratford.

I understand a formal planning application will be submitted to the Mayor, in the future, under the Mayor of London Order (2008): www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/planning/planning-applications-and-decisions/what-powers-does-mayor-have-planning.

As such, it would be inappropriate for us to comment on the application at this time.

Whilst we cannot comment, we can ensure that the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) Planning Team will interrogate the scheme against all relevant planning policies, including the emerging local context.

We would also encourage you to continue to engage with the Local Planning Authority.

All comments sent to the local authority are also passed onto the GLA.

You are also welcome to send us any further comments, through our contact form on the City Hall website at: www.london.gov.uk/contact-us-form.

Yours sincerely





Public Liaison Unit
Greater London Authority