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Council launches economic growth strategy

by Marco Cillario Mon 30 January 2017, 4:02 pm

Waltham Forest Council has launched a four-year masterplan to deliver new places for the community, support local businesses, skill development and employment.

The new economic growth strategy was launched in November 2016 and includes the vision for Lea Valley Eastside, which will deliver 4,500 new homes, 300,000sq m of commercial space and support a population growth of 10,000 people. Lea Bridge Station re-opened in May 2016. 

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, who was in the borough in November, said of his visit: “Coming to Waltham Forest today has reminded me not only of the entrepreneurship in this borough, but the values it stands for as a place that is open and inviting."

Waltham Forest Council’s economic growth strategy is available here.


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