Published: 26th Jul 2018

Enfield Council has announced its £6bn Meridian Water regeneration project is ‘back on track’ after taking overall control of the scheme. The London borough’s cabinet met last night (25 July) and agreed in principle a series of decisions that will see the council take the lead responsibility for setting strategies, working up the masterplan and deciding the optimal phasing plan for delivery. Developer Barratt London pulled out of the project in October, after the council refused to sign up to a ‘poor deal for residents’. Now the cabinet has agreed that development partners will be sought for the first two housing sites, delivering nearly 1,000 new homes, with procurement for the site around the new train station to begin immediately after the summer through the GLA’s London Development Panel. A development partner will also be sought for the first major employment site, with a new employment strategy endorsed to secure jobs … (To read the full article, subscribe below)