Northern Powerhouse Rail Is Vital To The North’s Continued Recovery

Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) is more important than ever as the North seeks to regrow its economy following the coronavirus pandemic – that was the message at Built Environment Networking’s Sheffield City Region Development Conference. NPR’s ambitious rail upgrades programme will feature electrifications, new lines and improve capacity and connectivity across the North.

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Plans Submitted For Clearing & Demolition on 120-Acre Site

The South Tees Development Corporation has submitted a planning application for significant preparation and clearing works to develop 120 acres of land at the site. The work will be carried out on land that was secured by Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen last year following a landmark deal with Tata Steel Europe, which resulted in […]

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TeesAMP Developer Launches New Regeneration Venture

Geoff Hogg, the mastermind behind the £55m Tees Advanced Manufacturing Plants (TeesAMP) has launched a brand new venture focused on regenerating sites across the UK. Chaloner Group will look to deliver regeneration projects – not just in their home region of the Tees Valley but also across the wider UK.

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Planning Application Submitted for £260m Gateshead Quays

Joint venture partners Ask Real Estate and Patrizia (Ask:Patrizia) have submitted a full planning application for the £260m Gateshead Quays scheme. The mixed-use development – which will include a 12,500 capacity arena – has been designed alongside world-renowned architect HOK. The development will also include an international conference and exhibition centre, a hotel and restaurants, […]

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University’s Former Hospital Regeneration Plans Moves Forward

Newcastle University’s plans to transform the former General Hospital site in the city have moved a step forward – with fresh plans revealed. The University is hoping to develop a world-leading centre for scientific and academic research looking into healthy ageing and living. They’ve now announced GSSArchitecture as their partner to help develop a masterplan […]

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Deal Struck On SSI Redcar Steelworks Site

Today (20th February) a major announcement has been made – the Tees Valley Combined Authority has struck a deal to purchase the 840-acre former SSI Redcar Steelworks site. All land assets will be acquired by the regional authority, and plans for an integrated port facility to be built at Redcar Bulk Terminal and a state-of-the-art […]

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Focus on Making a “Real Difference” says Mayor Driscoll

“There’s no automatic connection between growth and well-being, I don’t care about growth, I care about people being able to pay their bills, that small business has a secure pipeline of work”- Jamie Driscoll, Mayor of the North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA) delivered an impassioned keynote at the recent Built Environment Networking North-East Development […]

Posted by: John Clark

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