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  • Updated a month ago

    Green roofs in the Central Activities Zone

    Overview An updated spatial data set for existing green roofs has been produced for London's Central Activities Zone (CAZ) using 2015 aerial imagery. The CAZ makes up around two per cent of London's total area. Method ArcMap GIS software was used to map green roofs installations. The aerial imagery was loaded into the software in true colour (RGB) and infrared (IR) composites, along with the CAZ boundary and London 500x500m Ordnance ...
  • Updated a month ago

    Mortality Risk from High Temperatures in London (Triple Jeopardy Mapping)

    A heatwave refers to a prolonged period of unusually hot weather. While there is no standard definition of a heatwave in England, the Met Office generally uses the World Meteorological Organization definition of a heatwave, which is "when the daily maximum temperature of more than five consecutive days exceeds the average maximum temperature by 5°C, the normal period being 1961-1990". They are common in the northern and southern hemisph...
  • Updated 2 months ago

    Planning permissions on the London Development Database (LDD)

    The London Development Database (LDD) records significant planning permissions in London. The data is entered by the London Boroughs, and is checked by the GLA to ensure consistency across London. The LDD records any planning consent that permits one or more of the following: any new build residential units any loss or gain of residential units through change of use or conversion of existing dwellings creation of seven or more new...
  • Updated a year ago

    Town Centre locations 2015

    The London Plan is the the overall strategic plan for London, setting out an integrated economic, environmental, transport and social framework for the development of London over the next 20–25 years. Policy 2.15 Town Centres is supported by Map 2.6 'London's town centre network'. This dataset provides the same information as the PDF map, but in GIS form. For more information on the London Plan 2015, please use this link: current Lon...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Housing Zones

    The Mayor's London Housing Strategy introduced the idea of Housing Zones, a new initiative to accelerate housing delivery in areas with high development potential. More Information on Housing Zones can be found on the GLA's website. The boundaries were defined by the Local Authorities in their bid documents and a set of indicative boundaries is provided here as a set of GIS files for convenience. As further Housing Zones are announced,...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Planning and Development Control Statistics, Borough

    Planning decisions by: type of development, speed of decision, type and speed, major or minor and enforcement actions. Regional figures are rounded and do not necessarily sum to the independently rounded national figures. Speed of Decision: Figures exclude 'county matters' decisions. The percentages do not relate directly to the total number of decisions taken, as some applications (eg. an application for a determination as to whether...
  • Created 3 years ago

    London and the Core Cities

    A report using 2001 and 2011 census data to compare and contrast London with nine Core Cities in England. The dataset includes both the report (CIS2015-02) and an Excel workbook containing the data and charts.
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Net Residential Approvals by Month

    The number of residential units, net of losses, approved by month. This is the sum of residential units approved minus the units lost from planning permissions granted during the given month, as entered onto the London Development Database (LDD). The figures include all submitted schemes, including those that replace earlier permissions on the same site or add details to previous outline permissions. For this reason the monthly total...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Focus on London - Housing

    FOCUSONLONDON2011: HOUSING:AGROWINGCITY With the highest average incomes in the country but the least space to grow, demand for housing in London has long outstripped supply, resulting in higher housing costs and rising levels of overcrowding. The pressures of housing demand in London have grown in recent years, in part due to fewer people leaving London to buy homes in other regions. But while new supply during the recession held up b...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Hillingdon Open Data

    This package links to the London Borough of Hillingdon Open Data (beta) website. This contains open data about Hillingdon and the services that the local authority provides in XML and CSV formats. Data is grouped into the following categories Community and living Council and democracy Education and learning Environment and planning Health and social care Housing Leis...