West Midlands: Cementing Its Place As A 5G Leader

West Midlands 5G spoke recently at our Midlands Development Conference – and we’ve been speaking to them about the potential of 5G, how it’ll act as a catalyst for development and the opportunities it presents to the region: Q. How will the advent of 5G have a transformative impact on Britain and the West Midlands […]

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44-Acre Site To Be Transformed By HBD

HBD – formerly Henry Boot Developments – are set to bring forward a transformational scheme in the West Midlands. The Phoenix 10 regenerating project has this week seen Walsall Council and Homes England exchange contracts with HBD to enable to them develop the 44-acre former copper works site which has been derelict for 20 years. […]

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Re-use of Historic Buildings in Place Setting & Environmental Sustainability

Conversations around development and building design are increasingly turning to the responsible management of environmental issues such as carbon emissions. The conservation and restoration of appropriate historic buildings can provide a significant opportunity for developers to meet their sustainability requirements. AB Heritage looks at examples across Birmingham. Conversations around development and building design are increasingly […]

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£140m Coventry Residential Scheme Set For Approval

Coventry City Council look set to approve plans for over 700 new apartments on the edge of the city centre, after the scheme was recommended for approval. The project is being brought forward by Complex Development Projects (CDP) who’ll be discussing the project alongside Coventry City Council at our upcoming Coventry Development Plans Event. CDP […]

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Woods Hardwick Q&A: Climate Emergency, Proudest Projects, Planning White Paper & More…

Ahead of the Midlands Development Conference we hear exclusively from one of our event sponsors Woods Hardwick – discussing the arrival of HS2, the impact on the industry of Covid-19, the climate emergency and more: Q. Woods Hardwick is one of the UK!s leading multidisciplinary firms working in the built environment, covering architecture, planning, surveying […]

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Stoford Developments Completes Phase One of Spa Park

Stoford Developments – who’re speaking at our upcoming Logistics & Sheds Development Conference – has achieved practical completion of two speculative units in a multi-million-pound business park in Leamington Spa, heralding the completion of the first phase. Units 3 and 4 at Spa Park comprise 61,075 sq ft and 30,715 sq ft of space respectively, […]

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Homes Proposed on Ministry of Defence Site

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation is moving forward with plans to develop 135 new homes on a site currently utilised by the MOD. The site, at Sutton Coldfield, comes after permission was given last year for a new 3-storey office building at Whittington Barracks which will become the Defence Infrastructure Organisation’s new HQ. They’ll vacate their […]

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‘Gigafactory’ Planned For Shropshire Site?

A massive new car battery facility with the potential to create 3,000 new jobs could be built in Shropshire – on land owned by Bradford Estates. Bradford Estates – who’re speaking on our upcoming Building Zero Carbon Britain Conference – are planning to develop a brand new town on land close to the M54, opening […]

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