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Haringey Labour cabinet pulls plug on previous administration’s development vehicle plan

Haringey’s newly-formed Labour administration has confirmed that it will abandon its predecessor’s plan to form a joint venture company with a major regeneration specialist with a view to redeveloping council-owned land and increasing housing supply. In keeping with an […]

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London’s boroughs are back in the house-building business and could do more, says new report

London’s boroughs are set to deliver some 23,600 homes over the next five years, but that total could be boosted to more than 37,000, according to a new report from think tank Centre for London, […]

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Sharon Ament: the Great Exhibition was London’s greatest idea

Sharon Ament is director of the Museum of London. This article was written for Centre For London’s London Ideas project and appears in the first edition of London Ideas magazine. On London is delighted to re-republish […]

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Richard Brown: a New London Mix can get London’s new places right

For 20 years or longer, mixed use has been an article of faith in urban planning. The best places, the argument goes, are not sterile and segregated commercial and residential districts, but those that mix […]

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How can London and the UK’s other cities help each other and the country more?

The tireless Centre for London is in search of new thinking about London’s often frosty relationship with the rest of the UK through a research project headed by On London contributor Jack Brown. It will […]

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New analysis shows London councils ‘running out of road’ as spending cuts continue

London’s local councils are spending 19% less per resident than they were seven years ago when the Conservative-led coalition government began cutting local authority funding, according to a new analysis by think tank Centre For London. […]