Government offers £150m self-build incentive

The government hopes its new ‘Help to Build’ initiative, supported by more ‘£150m new funding’, will make it easier and more affordable for people to build their own homes, the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick announced over the weekend. The scheme is designed to ensure self and custom home building can become a realistic option to […]

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Pagabo and Spyro gain ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certification

Following an assessment process that has taken just over 12 months, Hull-based companies Pagabo and Sypro have announced that both have successfully become ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certified. ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised Quality Management System (QMS) standard that can be accredited to any size organisation. Designed to be a powerful business improvement […]

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Sainsbury’s agree land sale for major East London redevelopment

Telford Homes has cleared a major hurdle in its bid to develop a major mixed use scheme in East London. The constructors today confirmed it has exchanged contracts with Sainsbury’s for the conditional purchase of a 4.82-acre site in Ilford.  The site benefits from an existing residential led planning permission, which the partnership anticipates enhancing […]

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Oxford to host world’s first fusion energy fuel research facility

Engineering powerhouse Atkins has been appointed by the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) to help design the world’s first centre for researching tritium for use in fusion energy. The Hydrogen-3 Advanced Technology (H3AT) facility – which will be built at Culham Science Centre in Oxfordshire – will support ongoing work at ITER, the world’s largest fusion experiment […]

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‘It will be more accessible to a wider range of people’

Senior figures from two of the UK’s most respected development companies explained why they think UKREiiF has a lot to offer. Paul Kelly, who is the Development Director at the Scarborough Group, and Elizabeth Peckett, who is an asset director at Allied London, were joined by two other members of UKREiiF’s Advisory Group as they […]

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MAYORAL ELECTION IN FOCUS: West of England CA

On May 6 a number of Combined Authority mayoral elections will be taking place and, as part of a special series of events, we invited all candidates to explain what their ambitions are in terms of regeneration? Below are the responses for the candidates in the West of England CA who took part

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HBD announces second major Birmingham city centre redevelopment

Sheffield-based developers HBD today unveiled plans for a £100m mixed-use development on the site of a car dealership in Birmingham. Formerly Henry Boot, the company has acquired the 2.6-acre Sytner BMW dealership in the city’s Jewellery Quarter with the intention of creating a residential-led PRS redevelopment that could accommodate around 450 units.

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MAYORAL ELECTION IN FOCUS: West Midlands CA

On May 6 a number of Combined Authority mayoral elections will be taking place and, as part of a special series of events, we invited all candidates to explain what their ambitions are in terms of regeneration moving forward? Below are the responses for the candidates in the West Midlands CA who took part Mayor […]

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