280 football pitches of warehouse space needed to support new homes


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At least 280 football pitches worth of warehouse space will be needed to support the government’s target for 300,000 new homes, a report by the British Property Federation has revealed.

The report, commissioned by the BPF and carried out by planning consultancy firm Turley, found that there is currently 69 sq ft of warehouse space per home in England.

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