The London Borough of Southwark has granted planning permission for more than 700 homes on three different sites.
The plans will see 366 homes built at the Quebec Way Industrial Estate, 279 at Edmund Street and 71 at the Tavern Quay Commercial Centre.
Councillors said that the decision to grant planning permission would help ease the shortage of affordable homes in the borough.
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