Published: 19th Feb 2021

An independent commission has urged the London borough of Redbridge to take a ‘neighbourhood-based approach’ and place the green agenda at the heart of growth. A report by the Redbridge Growth Commission, which was set up by the council last year, sets out a number of recommendations to help the local authority in its efforts to support residents and make the borough a better place to live and work. The recommendations include taking a neighbourhood-based approach, and recognising that Redbridge is a diverse collection of people and places, and ensuring growth complements and benefits the existing context. It also recommends the borough provide opportunities for community collaboration and leadership, which reflect its diverse communities. And it says the council should place the green agenda at the heart of growth which builds on Redbridge’s much-valued wealth of green spaces and waterways to prioritise use of sustainable and green technologies. ‘We commissioners … (To read the full article, subscribe below)