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CIL Funding

What is CIL Funding?

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a planning charge which raises funds to be spent on local community projects. It was introduced by the Planning Act 2008 as a mechanism for local authorities to provide or improve infrastructure that will support the development of a local area. In areas with a Neighbourhood Plan, such as the Redington Frognal Neighbourhood Plan, the neighbourhood is entitled to 25% of CIL revenues raised from planning consents granted for development in the plan area.

The local authority is required by law to consult with the community on how this money is allocated. CIL revenues are to be spent on the provision, improvement, replacement, operation or maintenance of infrastructure, or anything else that is concerned with addressing demands that development places on an area.

CIL projects under consideration

A map of all current local community projects under consideration by Camden is available here:

Camden welcomes suggestions on how to spend funding raised for local community projects. You can make a suggestion online via their map by placing a pin on the map and writing a comment. The survey closed on November 16th 2018.

Frognal & Fitzjohn’s local infrastructure projects under consideration / approved from CIL funds (as at November 2018):

Projects proposed by the Redington Frognal Association CIL Committee:

  • Native hedge planting at Studholme Court
  • LCIL037 Arkwright Road Repaving
  • LCIL041 Tiled Street Name Signage in RedFrog Conservation Area
  • LCIL042 Watermark Project (marking of underground rivers)
  • LCIL043 Arkwright Road Traffic Calming
  • LCIL044 Lindfield and Langland Gardens Safety Scheme
  • LCIL066 Pocket Park Lindfield Langland
  • LCIL067 Pocket Park – junction Frognal and Finchley Road
  • Green Blue Urban tree pits for Arkwright Road & Frognal

Possible Future Local Infrastructure Projects:
The Neighbourhood Forum are seeking residents’ views on how a new round of CIL receipts can best be utilised.

A number of projects are suggested in the survey below, but additional ideas would be welcomed.

Please do leave your feedback at:

The survey closed on Friday 9 November 2018 at 17.00h