Croydon is facing the capital’s biggest increase in housing targets according to draft figures published from the Mayor of London’s office.Croydon is facing the capital’s biggest increase in housing targets according to draft figures published from the Mayor of London’s office.
They are set to rise from 1,435 annually to a prospective 2,949 per year in Sadiq Khan’s new draft London Plan.
The plan, due to be published next month, also set demanding targets for all 33 London boroughs to move towards the Mayor’s target of 65 per cent affordability for all new homes.
The question of whether it is realistic for Croydon to double its housing delivery to meet Mr Khan’s targets is bound to be a key issue up for debate a the eighth Develop Croydon Conference on November 21.
Entitled Meanwhile in Croydon, the conference will feature a housing panel chaired by BBC World News anchor Lucy Hockings.Booking closes this Saturday for the conference which will see a host of industry experts debate with key local stakeholders and politicians on a range of issues from the challenges of densification to the technology changing the face of our town centres.
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• Participate in live polling and discussions
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