OXLEP backed Local Growth Fund supported project set to further enhance ‘cleaner’ connectivity in Oxford

The Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) have today (29 April) revealed that works on phase one of a new project – set to boost ‘cleaner’ modes of commuting in Oxford, as well as connectivity options in-and-out of the city – continues to make positive progress.  The project – which is supported by funding from the […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Sainsbury’s agree land sale for major East London redevelopment

Telford Homes has cleared a major hurdle in its bid to develop a major mixed use scheme in East London. The constructors today confirmed it has exchanged contracts with Sainsbury’s for the conditional purchase of a 4.82-acre site in Ilford.  The site benefits from an existing residential led planning permission, which the partnership anticipates enhancing […]

Posted by: Mark Flanagan

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Oxford to host world’s first fusion energy fuel research facility

Engineering powerhouse Atkins has been appointed by the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) to help design the world’s first centre for researching tritium for use in fusion energy. The Hydrogen-3 Advanced Technology (H3AT) facility – which will be built at Culham Science Centre in Oxfordshire – will support ongoing work at ITER, the world’s largest fusion experiment […]

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Flagship North West London redevelopment approved by planners

Network Homes has received planning permission for the next stage of a major development at Northwick Park Hospital in north west London. Brent Council’s planning committee has granted outline permission up to 1,600 new homes, as well as the student facilities, commercial space and a replacement nursery, to be built across 19 buildings on the […]

Posted by: Mark Flanagan

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Sussex councils’ £110m modular housing framework

Two councils in Sussex have joined forced to create a four-year modular housing framework worth £110m. Lewes District Council (LDC) has taken the lead on behalf of Eastbourne Borough Council (EBC) and both are working on housing development programmes, primarily in the affordable sector.

Posted by: Mark Flanagan

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Former power station in Kent set to be reborn as industrial park

The owners of a redundant power station in Kent have submitted plans to convert the 279-acre site into an industrial park. Uniper UK’s 10-year Medway One project on the Hoo Peninsula incorporates a mixture of commercial, manufacturing and industrial spaces, along with the potential for storage, distribution and data centre uses.

Posted by: Mark Flanagan

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Planners approve £500m scheme to transform Southend

The £500m redevelopment of the Queensway area of Southend was approved by the local council last night. The Better Queensway project, which is a joint venture between Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and Swan Housing Association (Porters Place Southend-on-Sea LLP), is proposing to build 1,760 homes. It is hoped it will also become a catalyst for further […]

Posted by: Mark Flanagan

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