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Plans lodged for 1,380-home estate regeneration in Havering

Plans lodged for 1,380-home estate regeneration in Havering

Plans for the 1,380-home regeneration of an east London estate, which include measures to make it easier for future occupants to work from home, have been submitted to the London Borough of Havering.

Plans submitted to relocate three historic London food markets onto single brownfield site

Plans submitted to relocate three historic London food markets onto single brownfield site

The City of London Corporation has submitted a planning application to relocate three historic markets onto a 17 hectare brownfield site at Dagenham Dock and create what it claims would be the country's largest wholesale food market.

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How to tackle deindustrialisation, by Cliff Hague

Three years after the 2016 Brexit referendum revealed to government that there were "places left behind", there has been no fundamental debate, let alone vision, about what future can be forged for Britain's medium-sized deindustrialised towns.

EU and UK need a radical reinvention of regional policy and planning, by Cliff Hague

Brexit has dominated the UK news agenda, but scant attention has been paid to its impact on the EU, and the EU's capacity to address the kind of regional disparities that decided the 2016 referendum.

Good placemaking pays corporate dividends, by Chris Brown

It may not be new but it's encouraging to see developer British Land, in its recent publication A Design for Life, throwing its weight behind the case for placemaking and design quality to improve health and wellbeing. Its assessment of the financial benefits to the state makes a compelling case.

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