‘In London we have become far too reliant on large developers to build new housing.’
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The investment will save 16 of the cemetery’s listed monuments while also improving its habitat for London’s urban wildlife.
In a wide-ranging speech, Ms Long-Bailey talked about the need for a new economy based on treating workers better and being more environmentally sustainable.
The £8m proposals include a mix of 1/2/3/4-bedroom houses, which will be put on the private rental market.
‘Tens of thousands of homes built to be let at social rents for the public good are now being rented out at market rates for private profit.’
The Coachworks scheme is termed a ‘meanwhile’ development and it’s expected that it will have a five-year lifespan.
‘The Sovereign Centre is a sound investment and will continue to generate valuable income to deliver council services.’
The Cultural Development Fund (CDF) has been launched by the government to become ‘a catalyst for regeneration.’
The council believe modular could be a solution to the growing social housing waiting list for people who require one-bed or two-bed properties.
During the past 12 months, recipients have included dance troupes, grassroots football teams, bowlers, computer clubs and community gardening projects.