Reasons to Invest

In Waltham Forest, there are plans for 18,000 homes in the next decade, along with the vision to regenerate our historic Town Hall campus, masterplans for Lea Bridge and Leyton and new sporting facilities, social infrastructure and green space. Find out below why now is the time for Waltham Forest.

Waltham Forest: Opportunity Through Adversity event

In July 2020, the Council and Barts NHS Trust hosted a  webinar with New London Architecture (NLA), to discuss plans to counter the Covid-19 crisis and to a build a new, world-class hospital at Whipps Cross. 

Jonathan Martin was interviewed by Peter Murray from the NLA about investment plans for the borough amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch below.



Watch an updated investment video below to discover more about a thriving, dynamic borough.

Coronavirus: video updates

During the Coronavirus lockdown, we will be publishing a series of videos from Councillor Simon Miller, Cabinet Member for Economic Growth and Housing Development.

The first of these details the support for local businesses...

Below, Councillor Miller outlines how the council is beginning to reopen development sites, adhering to strict social distancing measures..

Advice to businesses and visitors to our town centres was issues as our high streets reopened.



We caught up with L&Q's Development Director for North London, Jacqueline Esimaje-Heath, about why the housing association is investing in our borough, how its projects are progressing & why the organisation considers Waltham Forest to be a great place to invest.



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Why Waltham Forest is an investment hotspot at a glance

Reasons to invest