Published: 23rd Apr 2019

North Middlesex University Hospital in Edmonton. Credit: Christine Johnstone The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has bought land at a London hospital to use as a site for new affordable homes. The mayor has used £12.8m from his £250m Land Fund to buy a 1.4-hectare site at the North Middlesex University Hospital in Edmonton, located in the London borough of Enfield. The site, which currently comprises of a car park, offices and hospital testing facilities, is expected to deliver over 200 homes with 50% of these set to be social rented or otherwise affordable housing. Construction of the new homes is set to start before March 2022 once the facilities currently on site have been relocated to other parts of the hospital. James Murray, deputy mayor for housing and residential development at City Hall, said: ‘The Mayor and I are determined to do everything within our … (To read the full article, subscribe below)