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Alternative housing: Lessons from a visit to 3 South London schemes

On 4 February 2015, a group of researchers and stakeholders visited three alternative housing sites in south London as part of the LSE London year-long knowledge exchange project, Housing in London: Addressing the Supply Crisis. The group visited Walters Way (a street of self-build units), Featherstone Lodge (site of a future co-housing development) and Havelock Walk (a mews of live/work dwellings) in the Forest Hill area. The site visit followed a workshop which explored how alternative housing can be part of the solution to London's housing supply crisis and offered a chance to see first-hand the potential of and the obstacles faced by alternative housing schemes. 

Company: LSE Date added: 16-10-2016
Duration: 11
Categories: Residential


London School of Economics LSE

London School of Economics LSE

In 1998, the London School of Economics established LSE London as a centre of research excellence on the economic and social issues of the London region, as well as the problems and possibilities of other urban and metropolitan regions. Today the centre has a strong international reputation particularly in the fields of labour markets, social and demographic change, housing, finance and governance, and is the leading academic centre for analyses of city-wide developments in London.

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