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Accessing the Government’s £22bn R&D Pot

Recoup Capital is offering the property community the opportunity to gain financial assistance through tax rebates on problem-solving work done within development projects. In the UK, companies can claim tax relief for research and development activities, which includes many of the activities carried out as part of property development, consultancy and construction such as: Groundwork […]

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Council Plan Mass Transit System Unlocking Major Development Projects

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is planning a mass transit system along the A30 as they look to utilise infrastructure to unlock multiple development projects near Junction 7 of the M3. The Council is planning to draw up a “proactive strategic vision” that will focus heavily on infrastructure needs to ensure the major development ambitions […]

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Northern Powerhouse Rail Is Vital To The North’s Continued Recovery

Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) is more important than ever as the North seeks to regrow its economy following the coronavirus pandemic – that was the message at Built Environment Networking’s Sheffield City Region Development Conference. NPR’s ambitious rail upgrades programme will feature electrifications, new lines and improve capacity and connectivity across the North.

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Heritage & Regeneration – Balancing Renewal with Sense of Place

Latest announcements from Government describing the reform of the planning system in England, designed to boost the provision of housing, will come into force in the Autumn of this year. AB Heritage looks at some of the issues that developers and other stakeholders should consider when factoring in heritage works as part of urban regeneration […]

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Homes Proposed on Ministry of Defence Site

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation is moving forward with plans to develop 135 new homes on a site currently utilised by the MOD. The site, at Sutton Coldfield, comes after permission was given last year for a new 3-storey office building at Whittington Barracks which will become the Defence Infrastructure Organisation’s new HQ. They’ll vacate their […]

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