New homes bring multi-million pound investment for county town

Work is beginning on a new housing development in Ashington that will bring more than £5million of investment in the town. Persimmon Homes North East has started work on the site of 600 homes for its new development called Woodhorn Meadows, off Woodhorn Lane, in the town. Chris Curry, managing director of Persimmon Homes North […]

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Newcastle Campus for Ageing and Vitality development partner required

Newcastle University is seeking a principal development partner for a multi-million-pound mixed use scheme located on a 29-acre brown-field former hospital site in Newcastle City Centre. The development, known as the Campus for Ageing and Vitality (CAV), will be the first of its kind within the UK, drawing together all aspects of healthy ageing innovation, […]

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Muse promises net-zero first for North East

The first North East-based office development that is committed to being ‘net zero in operation’ has been approved by South Tyneside planners. Muse Developments’ 50,000 sqft Glassworks scheme will run solely on 100% renewable electricity complete with a 3,200 sqft solar array on its roof. It is designed to be fossil-fuel free, ultra-low energy and […]

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Prosper – Collaborating to De-Carbonise Development & Construction

Following their Collaborating to De-Carbonise Development Webinar we’re been speaking to Rod Brassington, Chief Executive of Prosper… Q. What services does Prosper offer to organisations working across the built environment? As a not-for-profit strategic business consultancy, we specialise in procurement, business improvement and new build services. We extended our service offering a few years back […]

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Northern Housing Consortium – The Residential Green Retrofit Agenda

Following their involvement in our Resident Green Retrofit Conference we’ve been speaking to Northern Housing Consortium’s Senior Policy Advisor Karen Brown about the organisation is doing to drive forward the net zero agenda…. Q. How are housing associations and local authorities across the North of England incorporating carbon neutrality into their future housing plans? The […]

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Karbon Homes – Collaborating to Decarbonise Developments…

Following his involvement in our Collaborating to De-Carbonise Developments Webinar we’ve been speaking to Karbon Home’s Chief Executive Paul Fiddaman… Q. You provide a mixture of socially rented, specialist, shared ownership and market rented homes, and even market sale homes, how does this variety of tenures help maximise the social impact of your housing? The […]

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Passengers at the ready… £162m Northumberland rail line framework ready to depart

Northumberland County Council (NCC) this week launched a £162m framework for the proposed works required to bring the 18-mile Northumberland line, between Ashington and Newcastle, back into service for passengers. The four-year agreement involves the construction of six stations, three footbridges and car parks at the following locations: Ashington, Bedlington, Blyth Bebside, Newsham, Seaton Deleval, […]

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BP to build 1GW hydrogen production plant on Teesside

BP today unveiled its plans to create what it believes would be the UK’s largest “blue” hydrogen production facility in the Tees Valley. A feasibility study is currently taking place into H2Teesside, which is due to begin production in 2027 and is targeting 1GW of hydrogen production by 2030. It would be integrated with the […]

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