§ Lord Strabolgi
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether consideration was given to possible traffic congestion and parking problems when permission was granted to convert Battersea Power Station into a leisure complex where around 7 million visitors a year are expected.
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Environment (Lord Hesketh)
Planning permission was given by Wandsworth Borough Council, which considered the traffic and parking implications of the development proposed.