New Hospital Facility in Somerset Takes Step Forward

The site of a former fire service building in Taunton is set to be transformed into a new hospital facility. The building was set to be used to handle regional 999 calls yet that never materialised, and having been derelict since 2007 plans have now been approved by Somerset West and Taunton Council to bring […]

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Dandara’s Bristol Scheme Recommended For Approval

Plans for a major apartment scheme in Bedminster and an adjacent multi-storey car park have been recommended for approval. The prime site, to the south of Bristol city centre, is being brought forward for development by Dandara Living who’ll be sharing details of the plans and other schemes in the area at our upcoming West […]

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Building Equality: Trans Rights Are Human Rights

Building Equality is an alliance of construction consultants, engineers, developers, contractors, and institutions who are passionate about working together and harnessing our collective power to drive LGBT+ inclusion in the construction industry – and today they’re calling for the industry to come out in support of trans rights. Open Letter from Building Equality: We are […]

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North Somerset Council Reveal Fresh Vision For Weston

North Somerset Council has revealed further plans to transform Weston – with a focus on creating a more healthier, greener and more prosperous place to live. The Council – who’ll be speaking at our upcoming Seaside Towns Regeneration Conference – saw the 10-year vision backed by local council leaders, having consulted more than 5,000 local […]

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5 Best Practice Examples of Digital Community Engagement

The below is a guest article written by Commonplace – a sponsor of the upcoming West of England Development Conference. Since the coronavirus pandemic struck, many companies have been utilising digital engagement methods to ensure their planning proposals are still able to go ahead. In testing times and through this period of uncertainty, we have […]

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Strawberry Star Secures £75m For Lu2on Project

Developer Strawberry Star has secured £75m of funding from Cheyne Capital that will help deliver Phase One of their Lu2on mixed-use scheme in Luton – set to complete next year. The firm – who’re speaking at our upcoming Luton Development Plans Event – are transforming a 6.8-acre site and once complete the whole scheme will […]

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