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Studio and one-bedroom flats (2)

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 17th October 2019.

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Photo of Nicky Gavron Nicky Gavron Labour

Could you please provide a definition that distinguishes “studio” and “one-bedroom” units in a planning application? Do you have an estimation of the “need” for studio units within the identified need for one-bedroom units?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

The glossary used for the London Development Database defines a studio as “A self-contained flat where there is no separate bedroom.”

My Strategic Housing Market Assessment 2017 does not distinguish between studios and one-beds units.