Corbyn’s comments on estate regeneration are welcome – but he could go further

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In his speech to the Labour Party Conference, Jeremy Corbyn spoke about the regeneration process, and we at Create Streets very much welcome his comments and approach. “Regeneration”, said Corbyn, was too often “forced gentrification and social cleansing, as private developers move in and tenants and leaseholders are moved out”. This tallies with many examples we […]

Millions of unsuitable, ugly homes will not solve the housing crisis

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This blog by Neil Parish MP first appeared on Politics Home here Britain needs more homes. But there’s a problem. The evidence shows that people don’t want to live in new homes. They don’t like the design or street layout. They prefer older properties in traditional streetscapes. A whopping 81% of the British public are […]