Let our cities grow

In recent years the concept of urban regeneration has fallen out of fashion, while calls to rebalance the economy away from an over-dependence on London have grown stronger. This is problematic, because it’s simply not possible to separate the drive for economic growth from the need for more and better homes. Hopefully the new commission into city growth, announced by the RSA today and chaired by Jim O’Neill of Goldman Sachs, will help to reunite these two agendas.

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