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Space for over 280,000 homes on brownfield sites 'tip of the iceberg'

Official 'brownfield registers' seriously under-estimate the amount of derelict, vacant and previously built on land that could be used for new housing in London.  We need to prioritise the reuse of such sites for housing to revitalise run-down areas and protect the Green Belt and other vital green spaces.

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March Green London eBulletin

Here's the March issue of our Green London eBulletin packed with planning and environmental news from across the capital,  including the latest on the examination of the draft London Plan.

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Space to Build in Enfield

Our new research in the London Borough of Enfield has found space for at least 37,000 new homes on previously developed land.  This means there is no need to build on precious Green Belt land around Crews Hill as suggested by the Borough Council in its current Local Plan consultation.

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Public Examination of the Draft London Plan

The Mayor's draft London Plan is currently undergoing public scrutiny at City Hall.  We are seeking to strengthen its environmental policies, particularly the protection of Green Belt and Metropolitan Open Land, and improve its approach to housing, including by making better use of previously developed and wasted land. 

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