Main image: Between 2015 and 2017, growth in London’s housing stock was concentrated in inner east London and in several outer London town centres
• As a proxy for new housing development, this map displays a circle for each new postcode with at least 5 residential addresses that appeared between January 2015 and January 2017. Altogether these postcodes include 52,500 residential addresses.
• By this measure, the greatest concentration of housing growth in this period was in an area of inner east London encompassing parts of Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham, Newham and Greenwich. There were also significant pockets of growth in several outer London town centres including Colindale, Croydon and Romford.