£49m Flood Defence Scheme Images Revealed

New images have been revealed showcasing what the proposed £49m flood defence scheme for Preston and South Ribble could look like – ahead of our Flood Prevention Conference in January. Details have now been finalised by the Environment Agency who’ve revealed further plans for the project – which will now go through the planning permission […]

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10,000 Home Garden Village Consultation To Begin

The next consultation stage for Carlisle City Council’s ambitious 10,000 home St Cuthbert’s Garden Village is set to begin next week. Starting on Tuesday (10th November) the consultation aims to ensure the scheme is delivered and planned properly across the coming decades. This part of the consultation will see the council seek views on both […]

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Exclusive Q&A: Miller Goodall – Climate Change, Environment Issues & a Post Covid-19 Landscape

Following our Lancashire Development Plans Event we’ve been hearing exclusively from Miller Goodall – one of our sponsors for the event – discussing environmental issues, changes the industry is making to tackle the climate crisis, and the changes set to happen from the Covid-19 pandemic… Q. Miller Goodall are one of the most experienced acoustic […]

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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.

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Council’s Seek £102m For 10,000 Home Community

Cumbria County Council and Carlisle City Council are seeking £100m which will enable them to unlock a major new 10,000 home garden community. St Cuthbert’s Garden Village is one of fourteen garden villages backed by the Government – with plans outlined to develop a new community consisting of more than 10,000 homes, but crucial infrastructure […]

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£250m Bolton Redevelopment Project Gets Go-Ahead

A crucial part of the £1.5bn regeneration of Bolton town centre has been given the green-light – with the council granting developers planning permission. The £250m mixed-use scheme will see Crompton Place Shopping Centre demolished and replaced with a thriving new district. Brought forward by Bolton Regeneration Ltd – the JV between Beijing Construction Engineering […]

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