Homes Before Roads

I’ve written a collection of articles on Medium about Homes Before Roads.

In 1967 the GLC announced what it claimed was the most immense decision of any local authority. By 1973 the project was cancelled and thought forgotten. Homes Before Roads was formed as a political party to fight the 1970 Greater London Council election, on a platform of no new urban roads. Although they didn’t win any seats they were successful in their objectives, breaking the political consensus that had developed that London needed new roads. By the early 1970s public opinion had shifted against new roads in London. But the GLC had another idea

  1. Homes Before Roads
  2. London’s roads — a programme for action!
  3. Plan B: Build roads in tunnel

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