Sainsbury’s faces anger over London plot with just 4% affordable homes


Campaigners say number of homes offered in supermarket’s Ilford high-rise development is ‘insulting’

Sainsbury’s is facing housing campaigners’ anger over a proposed high-rise development surrounding an east London superstore that includes just 4% affordable homes.

Local opponents have described the supermarket’s proposal that just 27 of the 683 homes in the Ilford project will be available for affordable rent as “insulting”.

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