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Let’s hope that they don’t build them on a floodplain
Didcot in Oxfordshire and North Essex will be home to new communities that between them are set to provide up to 50,000 new homes, supported by new infrastructure, supported with £1.1m of new funding.  The proposals, which have been supported by local leaders, include plans for an additional 15,000 homes by 2031 in Greater Didcot Garden Town and new Garden Communities in North Essex with up to 35,000 new homes.  The money will fund initial work that will enable high quality homes, new transport improvements, good schools, jobs & community amenities to be delivered in a strategic and sustainable way.
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CLG:  New garden towns to create thousands of new homes

Telegraph:  £200m flagship scheme could see new homes built on floodplains

Demos:  Hand Housing Back to Communities to Solve Building Crisis

The rooms / buildings & gardens also need to be of a decent size

A ‘Green Policy’ that many people would vote for (as long as it was ‘NIMBY’)

Garden Cities - Town & Country Planning Association

The Guardian:  Britain's housing crisis: are garden cities the answer

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