£1bn Garden Village Scheme soon to go to Tender

The massive Welborne garden scheme was outlined by Fiona Gray, Project director at Buckland Development- she described: “6000 homes, about a million sq ft of employment space bringing an anticipated 5700 jobs one secondary school, three primary schools and a significant amount of green space.” The project was given garden village status back in 2017, […]

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The Massive £4bn Project to Keep Oxford World-Leading

“Oxford is not just competing with the likes of Oxford and Cambridge, but also competing on a global level with cities such as Boston and San Francisco- China and also places in Europe.” – Jennifer Waterhouse, Associate at Legal & General’s Future Cities laid out the stakes for the city, which she described as a […]

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£3.5bn Garden Communities Lead Development Wave in Essex

North Essex Garden Communities Ltd (NECG), a partnership between Braintree, Colchester and Tendring district council are developing 43,000 homes across three new communities, a total of £3.5bn of investment was announced at the recent Essex & South East Development Plans. However , that is just one facet of the massive developments that are taking place […]

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UK Construction & Property Events Worth Attending in 2020

The construction and property industry is in a fascinating place. On one side there is major disruption and uncertainty with skills, housing, Brexit and more creating massive challenges which need to be overcome. On the other hand innovative smart solutions are offering ways to combat barriers, whilst ambitious infrastructure projects including HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail […]

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Ageing Estates Issue Provides Green Renewal Opportunities

Ageing estates across the blue light sector have promoted calls for a serious renewal of the sector, with Alex Brown Head of Property, Capital Projects and Estates at Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue warning of the “very real potential for real asset failure.” Speaking at our Blue Light Estates Development Conference Brown explained the depth […]

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Decision Set For Portsmouth Mixed-Use Scheme

THAT Group’s plans to transform the now empty John Lewis store in Portsmouth’s Southsea will be decided next week – after they submitted plans earlier in the year. The proposal from THAT Group is to re-purpose the buildings into a thriving mixed-use building including: Cinema Hotel

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Weston Homes and Tesco Submit Plan For Goodmayes Site

Weston Homes, working alongside their partner Tesco, has now submitted a planning application for the redevelopment of the 10.4 acre Tesco store and carpark site at 822 High Road in Goodmayes into a new mixed use development. The site is located next to Goodmayes Railway Station and is close to Barley Lane Park. Weston Homes […]

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Stansted Airport Expansion Proposals Given New Lift

Stansted Airport owner MAG is confident that consent for major expansion – put on hold by a change in leadership at Uttlesford District Council in September – will finally be forthcoming by the end of this month. MAG are speaking at our upcoming Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Development Conference. The district council’s planning committee last November […]

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