London Planning Authorities

Potential Housing Capacity of Golf Courses

Taking the prevailing housing density for the borough, this shows the total potential capacity of the borough's golf courses have to provide housing. These areas include green belt, which would not be eligible for development, but as this is a slightly mischievous exercise it doesn't hurt to explore the idea

1Croydon13,280
2Richmond-upon-Thames13,250
3Bromley13,061
4Enfield9,226
5Barnet9,029
6Redbridge8,118
7Havering7,299
8Ealing6,765
9Hillingdon4,655
10Sutton4,586
11Merton4,287
12Harrow3,767
13Kingston-upon-Thames3,655
14Greenwich3,361
15Haringey3,112
16Lewisham2,906
17Wandsworth2,832
18Hounslow2,794
19Waltham Forest2,630
20Southwark1,917
21Bexley1,653
22Barking & Dagenham566
23Brent511
24Newham104
25Tower Hamlets0
Hammersmith & Fulham0
Lambeth0
Hackney0
Camden0
Westminster0
Islington0
City of London0
Kensington & Chelsea0
Total123,364

Inner-London Borough

Outer-London Borough

(As defined by London Councils)

♦ Council Political Control

★ 2016 Mayoral Election Result

Sources

1) Wikipedia 2) "London's 'Protected' Land: the extent, location and character of designated Green Belt and Metropolitan Open Land in Greater London", 2018 (Greenspace Information for Greater London / Campaign for the Protection of the Rural Environment) 3) "London Elections Results 2016, Wards, Boroughs, Constituency", Greater London Authority (GLA) 4) "OS Open Greenspace", Ordnance Survey, updated April 2020.

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Percentage of Borough Occupied by Golf Courses