About shaping waltham forest

Welcome to the Shaping Waltham Forest website. To deliver more affordable housing, jobs and leisure activities, Waltham Forest Council has developed some ambitious regeneration plans across the borough.

In recent years, the council has secured significant investment and delivered improvements to the public realm and High Streets of the borough’s town centres. Aiming to make Waltham Forest an increasingly attractive place to live and work.

Waltham Forest Council has set a target of 12,000 new council, affordable and private homes to be built in the borough by 2020. This includes building homes in the designated Blackhorse Lane and Northern Olympic Park Housing Zone. This will be accompanied by the necessary increase in school places and improvements to health and leisure facilities.

This website will keep you up to date with information about the regeneration projects, the community consultation process, and how to get involved. Current regeneration projects include Walthamstow Town Centre and Leyton Score Centre.

Informing and Engaging

Waltham Forest Council has appointed community engagement specialists Soundings to help with public and stakeholder consultation. Soundings will act as an independent facilitator to ensure that views from the local community are listened to, and given consideration to, with regards to the emerging regeneration plans.

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