Shelter & Quod take a look at London homes and brownfield site situation.

A recent analysis of London’s land shows that the majority of brownfield land is already being used for housing. A report carried out by Quod (Planning consultancy), viewable here, shows how the City of London is looking with brownfield plots and the distribution of this across housing, hospitals, schools, transportation etc.

Single solutions such as brownfield are simply not enough, we can’t carry on with the same approach and yet expect housing delivery to double. A joint report by Quod with homelessness charity Shelter, looks at the options – including tall buildings, estate renewal, new towns, green belt and denser suburbs. It finds that all will be needed, and that ruling any out altogether makes the task even harder.” Quote on the Quod website.

The report details options that London has to include looking at building upwards on existing buildings, releasing parts of green belt land and locating garden cities outside of central London locations.

The report highlights the fact that there is no easy remedy to the current housing situation that London has, detailed options need exploring to meet current demand.

Shelter also reports on this and refer to the analysis from Quod, their PDF can be viewed here.

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Christopher Walkey

Founder of Estate Agent Networking. Internationally invited speaker on how to build online target audiences using Social Media. Writes about UK property prices, housing, politics and affordable homes.

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