This paper reports on qualitative research conducted by ippr with prospective and existing residents of the Thames Gateway, one of the 'Growth Areas' identified within the Sustainable Communities Plan, representing the most ambitious housing growth policy since the 1960s.
Achieving sustainable and economically successful communities on this scale is a significant challenge. This report looks at how the Growth Areas can meet their social and economic objectives and seeking to answer the questions of who is going to live in the Growth Areas and the types of new communities they are trying to create.
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Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.