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Building Land (London)

Volume 886: debated on Monday 17 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many acres of building land in the inner London area are now awaitting redevelopment; and how many homes will thus be provided.

The latest information provided by the local authorities for the Action Group on London Housing shows that the total area of land in the Group A (Inner) London Boroughs identified as firmly available for housing programmes up to 1981 through redevelopment, excluding, therefore, green field sites, on which housing construction has not yet started, is 920 acres, to provide 32,000 dwellings.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many acres of building land in the Greater London area are now awaiting redevelopment; and how many homes will thus be provided.

The latest information provided by the local authorities for the Action Group on London Housing shows that the total area of land in Greater London identified as firmly available for housing programmes up to 1981 through redevelopment, excluding, therefore, green field sites, on which housing construction has not yet started, is 2,230 acres, to provide 62,000 dwellings.