The 25-Year Partnership That Helped Build a Smart District

E:ON and the City of Malmö have been co-operating for over 25 years on several projects, and this partnership came to a head when they signed a “world’s first climate collaboration contract” along with local utilities firm VA SYD in 2011. And this contract has changed the face of the city. The district of Hyllie […]

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Plans Submitted for New East Yorkshire Distribution Centre

Plans have been lodged for a temporary distribution facility at an East Yorkshire business park to lead the way for a new permanent facility on the site. Planned for Plot D of the Melton West Business Park, the developer, Wykeland Group have submitted the proposal in partnership with DWD and SMR Architects to the East […]

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“Make Dagenham London’s Hollywood”- New Studios Unveiled

Designshave been revealed as part of a new plan to turn a former factory site into ‘London’s Hollywood’. Dagenham Council’s regeneration organisation Be First has submitted the plans, which would see a former factory site in the London borough converted into a new film studio complex. Both Be First and Dagenham councils will be discussing […]

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Next phase of Gloucester’s £85m Kings Quarter tipped for Approval

Plans for the next stage of Gloucester’s £85m Kings Quarter transformation look set to move forward. Set to be considered by Gloucester City Council’s planning committee next week, the proposal has secured a recommendation for outline and listed building consent. The proposals include a new car park, homes, a hotel and 40,000 sq ft of […]

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Travelodges Launches Ambitious Plans for 20 New London Hotels

Low-cost hotel giant Travelodge has debuted two new hotels in London as it sets out ambitions to launch a further 20 properties across the city over the next five years. They will be laying out their ambitious growth proposals at the upcoming London Property Club event The 113-bedroom Beckton and 78-bedroom Dagenham hotels, which have […]

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Revealed: The Plans for Two New Midlands Stations

Planning applications for two NEW railway stations on the Walsall to Wolverhampton line have been Submitted The stations will be at Darlaston and Willenhall and improve the connectivity between Wolverhampton, Walsall and Birmingham New Street if plans are accepted. The original stations in Darlaston and Willenhall closed in 1965 and only through trains have used […]

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600 Apps Created from TfL’s Data Collection

Smart Cities are changing the face of modern urbanism by using a data driven approach, particularly taken from the Internet of Things (IoT), to make urban living more efficient and improve public services. Theo Blackwell, a Specialist Appointment as Chief Digital Officer by the Mayor of London, set out the underlying principles of using technology […]

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Mayfield: Manchester’s new vibrant neighbourhood

Pop-up street food. Underground raves. Hosting acts from Stormzy to ballet. A new part of Manchester is opening up following the start of an ambitious urban renewal project. Mayfield, named for the former train station at its heart, like many parts of inner Manchester, is being restored after a period of urban blight. James Heather […]

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The Three Construction Projects Transforming York

The City of York is poised for several development schemes, bringing major transformation of several areas as a result. York Central is the flagship development, a £1bn scheme that could be taking place over the next 20 years and is set to be a major boon to the city’s economy. Council Leader, Keith Aspden described […]

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