Third Age City: Housing for Older Londoners


This report would not have been possible without the support of our Major Sponsors, British Land and Riverstone; and our Supporting Sponsors, Enfield Council, the London Borough of Barnet, the London Borough of Sutton, Populo Living, the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. We are grateful to all those who have given us their expert advice and feedback on the project, and in particular to our project Advisory Group: Wale Adetoro (Assistant Director – Housing, The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames), Kaveed Ai (Project Lead – Dementia Friendly London, Alzheimer’s Society), Alex Bonnett (Development Manager, Populo Living), Stephen Burke (Director, United for all ages), Emma Cariaga (Joint Head of Canada Water, British Land), Victoria Hill (Chief Executive & Clerk to the Trustees, Hammersmith United Charities), Simon Hodson (Head of UK Healthcare, JLL), Nazeya Hussain (Director – Growth, The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames), Roland Karthaus (Director, Matter Architecture), George Lee (Founding Director, The Common Land), John McGeachy (Campaigns Officer, Age UK London), Titi Ogunwuyi (Director – Valuation Advisory – Affordable Housing, JLL), Carsten Swift (Client Advisory Manager, Riverstone Kensington and Fulham).

We would also like to thank all the anonymous interviewees for generously giving their time and openly sharing their experiences with us, and our colleagues at Centre for London, particularly to Richard Brown, for making this project possible and to Joe Wills.

The views in this report are nevertheless solely those of the authors, and all errors and omissions remain our own.