Published: 17th Jul 2020

Members of the Green Party on the London Assembly have called for more ’15-minute neighbourhoods’ in the capital.  Speaking at the London Mayor’s regular question time event, Green assembly member Caroline Russell asked Sadiq Khan what he is doing to plan for 15-minute neighbourhoods, where Londoners can live, work and access services within an easy walk of their home. A 15-minute neighbourhood is a popular term for describing an approach to planning local communities, so that all the services and businesses needed for daily life are within a quarter of an hour walk. This is a way of enabling the shift to walking and cycling, and should be accompanied with measures to provide safe walking and cycling routes, as well as a focus on supporting local businsesses and communities. The mayor said he is looking at ‘using TfL to see if we can provide local office space’ and revealed that … (To read the full article, subscribe below)