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The Housing and Build to Rent Conference 2020 Moves Online

On the 5th June, prominent business and public sector leaders will come together at the Housing and Build to Rent Conference – one of the sectors largest business conferences of the year. But this year there’s a twist. 300 attendees, 20 speakers and 15 exhibitors will all gather at the event – taking place virtually […]

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£2.7bn Transport Plan Announced to Transform East Midlands Connectivity

Plan unveils new bus, rail and tram connections to the HS2 East Midlands Hub for over 20 villages, towns and cities, including Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Newark, Matlock, Mansfield and Long Eaton Infrastructure investment central to region’s economic renewal post COVID-19 and support Government’s ‘levelling-up’ agenda Investment will accelerate benefits of HS2 across region and support […]

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£1bn Infrastructure Scheme Announcement

For a number of years the ‘Northern Powerhouse’ has called for fresh infrastructure investment into the regions – and details have now emerged on the £1bn upgrade to the road network connecting North Yorkshire and Cumbria. The upgrades announced by Highways England and Transport for the North as part of a 30-year project to provide […]

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University Submits Ambitious Transformation Plans

The University of Strathclyde has submitted plans to transform areas of their campus in Glasgow – with a ‘pedestrian-first’ at heart – which forms part of their £1bn masterplan. The plans will see the University overhaul Rottenrow Gardens which they purposes in 2011 and surrounding streets. The University aims to create a vibrant and inclusive […]

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Innovative Solution To Aid Conservation Sector & Heritage Buildings

A new technology has been launched which will help care for Scotland’s traditional buildings – helping to manage, maintain and repair historic buildings. Developed by Historic Environment Scotland (who’re speaking on our upcoming webinar), University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University the software will allow surveys and fabric inspections of traditional buildings to be carried out […]

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York Central and the City of York’s Economic Recovery

With work now focusing on the city’s economic recovery, following coronavirus pandemic, the York Central scheme has never been more important. Whilst the COVID-19 crisis has posed unprecedented challenges to all local authorities, City of York Council has worked with partners to keep the award-winning 45-hectare brownfield regeneration plan moving.

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