Shaping growth across the South East

Friday 21 November 2014

09:30 - 13:00 (registration from 09:00)

NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

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According to ONS figures brought out in May 2014, London and the South East’s populations are predicted to grow by 13% and 8% respectively over the period to 2022, in comparison to a projected growth for England of 7%.

According to ONS figures brought out in May 2014, London and the South East’s population are predicted to grow by 13% and 8% respectively over the period to 2022, in comparison to a projected growth for England of 7%. 

With this huge increase in population and a duty to cooperate introduced through the Localism Act, how is growth being managed across the South East of England? How are the housing numbers needed going to be managed and where can take this level of growth? With the absence of regional planning can independent authorities work together to plan and deliver what the South East as a whole needs? What are the short-term solutions that can actually make a difference? 

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London needs a new version of the Abercrombie Plan to reap the advantages of the capital within a wider South East but ‘doesn’t stand a chance in hell’ of meeting its housing targets if it doesn’t look beyond its boundaries.

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