FARNHAM AND HILLDENE ESTATE

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Farnham and Hilldene estate

Stage: Proposal

Circa 200 homes are under threat of demolition at Havering’s Farnham and Hilldene estate in Harold Hill.

The proposals also include the parades of shops above which the homes are situated.

The estate has been earmarked for redevelopment as part of Havering’s £1bn joint venture with developer Wates Residential which will see 12 of the borough’s estates redeveloped.

The scheme has not yet applied for funding from the Mayor or been exempted from his requirement to ballot residents on the demolition of their homes. It is unclear whether Havering intends to ballot residents at this stage.

In Havering’s investment prospectus, it originally said it wanted to explore building above the existing homes and shops. But in March 2019 the Council said that it prefers the option of wholesale redevelopment. provides further details of the scheme. It is now consulting residents on redevelopment options.


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