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January 31, 2022

Cities are good for both the economy and the environment. They allow businesses to become more productive and efficient, while city dwellers tend to have carbon footprints which are far smaller than their rural counterparts.

Density is one of the key reasons for both those effects. It increases the number of potential workers within a given area, enabling specialisation, while also reducing commuting distances and making public transport more efficient.

Yet England's towns and cities tend to be much lower density than their European equivalents, with little indication that is going to change anytime soon.

In this piece for Housing Today our managing director, Paul Smith, explains why density is so beneficial and how we might be able to deliver dense, attractive development in England.

Read the full article here.
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