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£133m Social Housing Funding Boost For Wales

The Welsh Government has announced an additional £133m which will be used to provide support to deliver and improve social housing across the country. The announcement, which brings the total annual budget for social housing grants to £223m, is a major coup for the sector – and it has been incredibly well received by leading […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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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 […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Developer Gets Green Light On Appeal For Wales Project

  Developer Wales & West Housing Association has won an appeal to deliver ‘much-needed’ affordable homes in Gwersyllt in Wrexham. The scheme, which was initially refused by Wrexham Council, was sent on appeal to the Welsh Government and their appointed planning inspector has now overturned that decision.

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Sustainable ‘Living’ Building Revealed For Swansea

Hacer Developments have revealed proposals for their newest Swansea city centre development – and it is set to be covered in plants and trees. A planning application has now been submitted to Swansea Council, and developer Hacer is hoping that the scheme, once approved, could begin as early as April 2020 – and they’ll be […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Regeneration Specialist Compares Swansea Transformation to “Victorian” Proportions

Swansea is embracing the changing nature of Britain’s high streets, a leading Councillor has said. Cllr Rob Stewart, Cabinet Member for Economy and Strategy, told delegates at our High Streets Development Conference that the scale of changes occurring across Swansea was transformational: “About 70% of our city centre is under redevelopment, regeneration or being refurbished […]

Posted by: John Clark

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Dock Marine: The £60M Marine Energy Project in Pembroke

The Swansea Bay City Deal’s Joint Committee last week signed-off a detailed business case for the £60 million Pembroke Dock Marine project, which will now be submitted to the UK Government and Welsh Government for final approval. The project that will place Wales at the heart of global marine energy innovation is seeking £28 million […]

Posted by: John Clark

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Welsh Government Favouring Newport for Development to Prevent Over-Expansion of Cardiff

The Welsh Government says it wants to make Newport “the focus for regional growth and investment” and says Cardiff “cannot continue to expand indefinitely”. The Welsh Government and Newport City Council are speaking to our up coming Wales event. But Cardiff council has criticised the idea, revealed in the Welsh Government’s proposed new national development […]

Posted by: John Clark

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New Gas-Fired Power Station Approved for Swansea

A new £90 million gas-fired power station in Swansea has been given the go-ahead. The application for Abergelli Power Station, submitted by Drax Group Plc, was referred to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for the final decision. Drax Group are speaking at our upcoming energy development conference.  The decision to […]

Posted by: John Clark

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Bridgend – New police training centre planned

The four-storey police learning centre would be built in Cowbridge Road alongside a human resources building and a two-storey gym, if approved. Plans were submitted by The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for SWP and said the development would provide the police with their own in-house on-site training and recruitment centre, saving them having to […]

Posted by: Adil Kotia

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