Conservation areas are a damning admission that the normal planning system is incapable of ensuring that new development improves places.
Posts by John Myers
John Myers is co-founder of London YIMBY, a grassroots campaign to end the housing crisis with the support of local people, allied with the rapidly growing YIMBY movement around the worldFollow @
The former Prime Minister pretends the threefold rise in house prices during his term in office was inevitable. Not so.
If we are serious about rebalancing, we could move the capital from London to Manchester.
Should there be a right to extend your house upwards by a floor or two? The residents in each street should be allowed to decide.
John Myers: Let residents in each street vote to allow existing houses to be extended upwards or outwards
Half London’s homes are in buildings of just one or two floors. We could allow terraced houses to be split into maisonettes.