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A major factory at Greenwich Peninsula will be redeveloped to include new homes and open space.

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Ballymore Properties will work alongside Oxley to develop a major scheme in the Royal Docks.

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By Peter Golds

Over the past three years the Government has provided Tower Hamlets Council with £77million of taxpayer's money for housing, £25million of this is in the current financial year.

Successive governments have accepted that regeneration and new building is essential to ensure continuous improvement in our borough.

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By Jim Fitzpartick

It's safe to say that if the country is in the midst of a housing crisis, we're bearing the brunt of it.

In Tower Hamlets the average home now costs almost £400,000, that's £228,000 more than the national average and 13 times the average pay in the borough.

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COMMENT

By John Biggs

This is a vital year for Tower Hamlets. Many of us think the current mayor is letting our community down. We could do so much better. The mayor of Tower Hamlets controls a £1billion annual budget but he's failing on the basics. Rubbish goes uncollected and crime has risen in our borough, despite decreasing in Newham and Hackney.

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