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The impact of the International Quarter London

An overview of facts and figures for the International Quarter London including information about its size and impact on the local area.
This infographic illustrates the size of the IQL project using different measures and gives some idea of the scale of its potential impact on the local area and further afield.

Facts and figures sheet about the IQL development: 1. Location: Stratford London, UK 2. Local Authority: London Borough of Newham 3. Commencement on site: 2014 5. Gross development value £2.4 billion (31 Dec 2015) 6. 4 million sq. ft. of office accommodation, 333 new residential units and community facilities within aa 22 acre site 7. 1 million square feet. already let, with the Financial Conduct Authority and Transport for London occupying first two buildings. 8. Over 25,000 people will work at IQL when complete 9. 202 trains will pass through Stratford (nearest station) per hour at peak 10. Every London airport can be reached in 60 minutes or less 11. Surrounded by over 560 acres of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and direct access to Olympic sports facilities. 12. Newham’s unemployment rate dropped from 10% in 2015 to 5.8% in 2017 13. 36% of working residents in Newham are low paid, the highest percentage in London (Dec 2017)

How does the IQL scheme compare to a development (big or small) near to where you live? What do you think the impact of your chosen development might have on the wider community? Share your thoughts in the discussion below.

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