MAYORAL ELECTION IN FOCUS: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CA

On May 6 a number of Combined Authority Mayoral elections will take place and, as part of a special series of events, we invited candidates from each one one to explain what their ambitions and visions are in terms of regeneration moving forward? Below are the responses from those standing for Mayor in the Cambridgeshire […]

Posted by: Mark Flanagan

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Finch Consulting Kick Starts 2021 With £600k of Project Wins

An East Midlands based risk management company working across the UK, Europe and worldwide, is trying to shake off the COVID-19 hangover and Brexit disruption by kick starting its new year with over £600k of new project wins in construction, food manufacturing, electrical vehicle supply and waste processing. Finch Consulting, which is based in the […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Travis Perkins boost for CEG’s Nottinghamshire development

Property investors CEG has submitted a detailed planning application to deliver a 1,933 sqm builders merchant facility for Travis Perkins at the Vesuvius retail park in North Nottinghamshire. The proposal will further regenerate this brownfield site and address a live requirement for a new bespoke Travis Perkins facility within Worksop. CEG is currently managing the comprehensive […]

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Nottingham town centre redevelopment restarting thanks to £12m grants

Nottingham City Council (NCC) has received £12m in funding to pave the way for the restart of its Broadmarsh shopping centre redevelopment. NCC has received £8m from the D2N2’ Local Enterprise Partnership’s Getting Building Fund along with £4m of match funding from the Transforming Cities Fund to complete the demolition phase, which is due to […]

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Hammerson reveals new look for former Debenhams store

Hammerson, who this week announced a £1.6bn write down of its retail property portfolio, has submitted plans to redevelop the former Debenhams in Leicester into new homes for rent. The property investment company has worked jointly with private-rented-sector specialist Packaged Living, which has extensive experience of bringing forward high quality PRS schemes, to develop the […]

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LondonMetric reinvests in Milton Keynes warehouses

Logistics specialist LondonMetric has bought two warehouses in Milton Keynes for £31.2m. The two properties have been acquired in separate transactions and comprise a 66,000 sqft unit, which is let to TalkTalk as a data centre and has been acquired for £23.9m, and a  42,000 sqft urban logistics warehouse which is three miles from the […]

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Government help for £800m Nottingham expansion

An £83m package of Government funding has been agreed to accelerate the delivery of 3,000 homes on a £800m mixed use development scheme on the edge of Nottingham. Clowes has received £62m from Homes England’s Land Assembly Fund and £21m loan from the Home Building Fund towards the development of the 606-acre site at Fairham. […]

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FREEPORTS UK: Inland port with reputation for logistics set for take off

The East Midlands Airport zone holds the unique position as being the only inland bid unveiled by the Chancellor in the budget yesterday. Based around the East Midlands Airport and Gateway Industrial Cluster (EMAGIC) in North West Leicestershire, Unipers Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station site in Rushcliffe in Nottinghamshire and the East Midlands Intermodal Park (EMIP) in […]

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