Planning & Development
Further evidence that the regeneration of Thames Gateway is not what it could be comes from a study by the University of East London. It reveals that 82 per cent of homes being built in the region to the east of London are one and two-bedroom flats, raising fears that families will fail to move into the area. The research blamed government targets for the high density of building and gave a warning that we could be repeating the design mistakes of the 1960s and 1970s.
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Mon, 16/10/2006 - 13:18.
Links to four articles in Rising East Online worth looking at
Regeneration Without End: Urban and Social Change in the East of London since the 1890s —William Mann;
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Mon, 16/10/2006 - 13:04.
HMP Wayland at Griston, near Watton, yesterday revealed that from next February it will become a national hub for prison labour, supplying big business with skilled workers from jails across the UK.
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Sun, 15/10/2006 - 07:41.
A joint bid for £70million is being made by Greenwich and the other London Olympics boroughs to ensure long-term benefits for businesses.
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Fri, 13/10/2006 - 13:43.
BRITISH homeowners are facing a house-insurance crisis as global warming and a surge in house building and conversion raises the risk of flood damage.
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Sat, 07/10/2006 - 18:03.
BETHNAL GREEN and Stratford have come first and second in a poll of the capital's most promising hotspots for first-time buyers. (Newham Recorder)
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Sat, 07/10/2006 - 06:02.
Landlords with houses in multi-occupation (HMO) are selling up to avoid the new licensing arrangements introduced by the UK Government in April 2006.
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Thu, 28/09/2006 - 12:24.