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Housing: Thames Gateway

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many (a) house completions and (b) house starts there have been in each local authority area in the Thames Gateway growth area in (i) each of the last four quarters and (ii) each of the last four years. (242573)

The following tables show house building starts and completions in each local authority in the Thames Gateway growth area for each quarter in the last four years.

House building starts in the Thames Gateway growth area in each of the last four quarters from 2004-05 until 2007-08

2004-05

2005-06

Starts

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Total

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Total

Barking and Dagenham

53

189

432

59

733

278

42

27

296

643

Basildon

144

155

64

153

516

127

149

110

124

510

Bexley

43

44

14

14

115

33

45

127

75

280

Castle Point

16

121

19

78

234

34

14

27

71

116

Dartford

110

179

47

86

422

68

91

48

80

287

Gravesham

93

50

52

46

241

128

62

92

559

841

Greenwich

209

278

160

860

1,507

329

196

291

406

1,222

Havering

43

126

198

145

512

66

77

464

159

766

Lewisham

Medway

171

76

67

124

438

125

93

115

53

386

Newham

97

67

471

352

157

84

Rochford

49

34

192

19

294

171

52

63

85

371

Southend-on-Sea

42

80

161

34

317

54

34

93

50

231

Swale

121

109

90

172

492

286

240

133

164

823

Thurrock

187

183

168

220

758

288

20

145

168

621

Tower Hamlets

717

377

556

327

1,997

398

1,036

794

190

2,418

2006-072007-08

Starts

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Total

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Total

Barking and Dagenham

322

141

296

16

775

100

16

50

54

220

Basildon

93

90

112

163

458

206

133

215

205

759

Bexley

125

46

75

97

343

37

124

3

25

189

Castle Point

32

21

34

29

116

43

14

33

10

100

Dartford

72

114

105

176

467

256

160

42

131

589

Gravesham

22

26

45

42

135

82

155

120

45

402

Greenwich

15

33

302

16

366

56

72

369

Havering

94

74

172

124

464

63

125

120

110

418

Lewisham

69

99

132

30

48

110

Medway

78

141

51

177

447

212

207

141

Newham

121

Rochford

99

18

138

79

334

35

51

49

28

163

Southend-on-Sea

57

56

179

41

333

54

40

233

51

378

Swale

247

344

147

195

933

264

273

172

Thurrock

16

12

90

108

226

99

15

74

8

196

Tower Hamlets

201

203

227

224

855

212

87

454

151

904

Notes:

1. The Thames Gateway is comprised of parts of 16 local authorities.

2. Figures are as reported by the local authorities and the National House—Building Council. Where local authorities submitted no P2 returns for one or more quarters, no figure has been presented in the quarter or annual total as presenting NHBC information only would under—report the true level of house building completions in the local authority.

Source:

New build starts from P2 quarterly returns submitted by local authorities and the National House—Building Council to CLG.

House building completions in the Thames Gateway growth area in each of the last four quarters from 2004-05 until 2007-08

2004-05

2005-06

Completions

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Total

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Total

Barking and Dagenham

127

126

115

172

576

222

95

84

66

467

Basildon

91

73

88

79

331

111

116

75

99

401

Bexley

103

24

39

55

221

34

27

8

71

140

Castle Point

8

51

77

9

145

15

42

48

71

176

Dartford

133

82

95

70

380

107

65

113

81

366

Gravesham

116

180

192

26

514

52

40

82

103

277

Greenwich

290

639

309

338

1,576

328

189

317

239

1,073

Havering

119

102

166

70

457

222

86

114

64

486

Lewisham

Medway

102

151

76

201

530

99

145

227

91

562

Newham

149

230

153

222

181

187

Rochford

19

17

19

38

93

36

20

54

69

179

Southend-on-Sea

35

39

119

56

269

60

121

178

35

394

Swale

145

112

99

60

416

71

87

200

132

490

Thurrock

123

123

245

177

668

219

97

334

12

662

Tower Hamlets

1,113

765

950

124

2,952

228

294

330

1,066

1,918

2006-072007-08

Completions

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Total

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Total

Barking and Dagenham

128

148

121

208

605

183

264

108

250

805

Basildon

90

144

89

198

521

80

104

51

495

730

Bexley

21

16

63

112

212

116

40

11

135

302

Castle Point

41

53

103

36

233

11

29

34

20

94

Dartford

131

75

93

98

397

214

168

284

241

907

Gravesham

68

46

33

140

287

48

94

61

35

238

Greenwich

397

347

139

251

1,134

262

217

141

Havering

250

70

106

224

650

115

227

190

135

667

Lewisham

155

238

175

401

969

55

263

350

464

1,132

Medway

71

66

117

326

170

170

187

Newham

82

Rochford

126

42

16

178

362

131

48

12

54

245

Southend-on-Sea

66

83

42

23

214

64

108

89

29

290

Swale

189

156

236

156

737

287

190

89

Thurrock

148

39

403

96

686

6

96

48

29

179

Tower Hamlets

421

632

398

453

1,904

95

384

720

133

1,332

Notes:

1. The Thames Gateway is comprised of parts of 16 local authorities.

2. Figures are as reported by the local authorities and the National House-Building Council. Where local authorities submitted no P2 returns for one or more quarters, no figure has been presented in the quarter or annual total as presenting NHBC information only would under-report the true level of house building completions in the local authority.

Source:

New build completions from P2 quarterly returns submitted by local authorities and the National House-Building Council to CLG.