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Farrida Deen, Regeneration Manager, explains the scope the Merton Regeneration Project and how it will benefit Eastfields, High Path and Ravensbury.
The Merton Regeneration Project involves a £1bn investment in High Path, Eastfields and Ravensbury. Clarion Housing plans to build 2,800 homes over the next 12 years by replacing over 1,000 existing homes and building an additional 1,800.
The project will deliver significant benefits, including:
Our Circular Economy Strategy for regeneration establishes three fundamental principles:
The strategy was developed by KLH Sustainability and emerged following an extensive literature review, research into industry best practice and engagement with Clarion Housing and the Merton Regeneration Project teams.
Download the Circular Economy Strategy [PDF 2.66mb]
In September 2014 Clarion Housing (then Circle Housing Merton Priory) and Merton Council agreed 10 commitments to residents of Eastfields, High Path and Ravensbury.
Merton Council recognises the huge benefits that new housing, job opportunities and community facilities will offer residents. The 10 Commitments show that the needs of all tenants and homeowners are central to regeneration.
Robin Young, Chairman of Circle Housing (right) and Cllr Stephen Alambritis, Leader of Merton Council (left), sign the 10 Commitments
Download the 10 Commitments [PDF 886kb]
Residents of High Path, Eastfields and Ravensbury took part in an independent survey throughout July 2015 about regeneration, the proposed master plans and Residents Offer.
There was a 52.5% response rate achieved with the views of 634 residents collected.
Overall 58.4% agree that the regeneration is for the best for their neighbourhood overall and 24.6% disagree.