Mayor of London calls for a development partner for housing in Haringey

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched a search for a development partner for the St Ann's hospital site in Haringey, through his London Development Panel. The aim is to appoint a development partner in Spring 2020, with building to start on site by the end of March 2022.

The Mayor purchased two-thirds (7.1 hectares) of the St Ann's Hospital site from the Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust in March 2018 using the Land Fund. The receipts from the sale allowed the Trust to invest in the construction of new state-of-the-art facilities for patients (pictured courtesy of Thomasons Architects).

The Mayor's plans will result in a minimum of 700 new homes - with the aim for this number to be closer to 800 - of which 60% will be affordable. Sadiq's interventions aim to boost the number of genuinely affordable homes on the site by five times compared to the existing planning permission, which included around 400 homes of which just 14 per cent were to be affordable.