Shortlist announced for £1bn Havering resi regeneration

Taylor Wimpey and Countryside have made the six-strong shortlist for the £1bn regeneration of a dozen housing estates in Havering, East London. The house builders are joined by Swan, Lovalls, Wates and Inland Homes in getting through to the second round of bidding to become a joint venture partner in the borough’s housing regeneration programme, with demolition and construction sheduled for 2018. With the housing crisis; as prime residential values cool off; and as the need for estates regeneration weighs heavily on local authorities, outer East London boroughs such as Bexley, Dagenham and Barking are all looking to progress regeneration schemes.