Epping Forest District Council is one of the three Local Planning Authorities responsible for the Garden Town project, with support from Essex County Council and Hertfordshire County Council. The Garden Town covers the entirety of Harlow District and extends to the east south and south-west into Epping Forest District. It also extends to the north into to East Herts District.
A large number of the new homes built as part of the Garden Town will be delivered on the strategic sites to the north, east south and south-west of Harlow.
The following numbers of new homes will be delivered in Epping Forest District: