The Mayor of London announced 11 new Housing Zones across London, with two in West London, Hayes Town Centre and Feltham.
In total, the Mayor hopes the zones will provide 24,554 new homes, and committed an additional £200m investment to them. There are now 31 such zones in London targetted to deliver 77,000 new homes, of which 34 per cent will be affordable, alongside regeneration of town centres, train station hubs and housing estates.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP said: “Meeting the unprecedented demand for housing after 30 years of historic failure to build new homes is a critical issue affecting the capital. That is why I have led an enormous programme of regeneration with my 31 housing zones that will transform communities across London, creating nearly 80,000 new homes, plus new transport hubs and schools.”
Housing Zone status has been awarded to areas identified and packaged up by local authorities. It removes unnecessary planning restrictions, combined with the funds to maximise development, and fast track homes and supporting infrastructure.
The Hayes Town Centre Houzing Zone is targetted to provide 2,788 new homes, while the Feltham one has a target of 3,339.