|Station Owner||London Overground|
|Development Capacity||1,043 homes (at 75dph)|
|Local Planning Authority||Waltham Forest|
|2021 Housing Delivery Test - Homes Required||2,808|
|2021 Housing Delivery Test - Homes Delivered||2,787|
|2021 Housing Delivery Test - Score||99%|
|2021 Housing Delivery Test - Consequence||None|
|Green Belt Area||13.91ha ( 100% of the potential development area)|
|Network Rail Region||London|
|Network Rail Sub-Region||Outer London - East and North East|
|Passengers, 2020 - 2021||562,644|
|Passengers, 2019 - 2020||2,020,496|
|UK Station Passenger Rank (Use)||271|
England's busiest station (apart from those serving airports) had 4,170,558 passenger movements in the period 2019-2020. The station with the least was 68. Chingford station had 2,020,496 passengers enter or exit it during this period. That's roughly 5,551 people per day.
For a station with this number of passengers passing through it each year a density of 75 homes per hectare is reasonable, based on its proximity to major population centres and existing infrastructure.
Chingford is located within the London railway region. The potential area for development around the station (excluding existing buildings, national parks, flood zones, public green space, protected habitats, areas of outstanding natural beauty, world heritage sites and surface water) is approximately 13.91ha.
Assuming an appropriate (but not prevailing) development density of 75 dwellings per hectare, this area has a development capacity of around 1,043 homes.
The station sits within Waltham Forest planning authority, which in 2021 achieved a Housing Delivery Test Score of 99%, having delivered 2,787 homes from a target of 2,808. There are no consequences for the planning authority as a result.
The total capacity of all Waltham Forest's stations is 1,043 homes. That's 37% of its total 2021 Housing Delivery Test requirement.
Taking green belt into account, the capacity of Waltham Forest's stations is 0 homes without building on protected land. That's 0% of its total 2021 Housing Delivery Test requirement.