The City of London has made over £10m from the sale of roads in the last four years – in attempts to facilitate redevelopment in the capital’s business district.

Figures obtained through a freedom of information request show that between 2010-11 and 2013-14, the City sold nine plots of “surplus highway land”, raking in a total of £10.3m.

Reported by City AM. You can read the full story here. 

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