Offsetting, Urbanization and the Neoliberalization of Space in Post-crisis England

  • Elia ApostolopoulouEmail author


In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crash, securing land for construction was identified as a key governmental priority. In the Coalition Agreement published on 20 May 2010 (HM Government 2010), the incoming government made clear its aim to support and facilitate housebuilding and large infrastructure projects (or megaprojects), with indicative examples the HS2 and the Thameslink Programme (Apostolopoulou and Adams 2019).


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  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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