Since 2008, London has lost 40% of its live music venues and 50% of its nightclubs. This is largely due to gentrification. Property developers and business syndicates are constructing housing projects close to popular city hotspots. This is causing conflict and leading to venue closures.
‘The Accord’ proposes that property developers and landlords cover the cost of soundproofing nearby qualified entertainment venues. This will help ensure their continued existence without disturbing local residents.