Highways Infrastructure Opens Unlocking £200m Redditch Gateway

Work has completed on a £5.5m highways infrastructure project that will enable the game-changing business park development at Redditch Gateway. The scheme, being brought forward by Stoford Developments, opens up 35 acres of development land on the northern side of the site within the Bromsgrove district, and a further 27 acres to the south which […]

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The Midlands: Rising to the Challenge of Net Zero

Waterman’s Regional Director for the Midlands, Ruth Jeffs (also an ACE Board Director and the ACE Midlands Chair), explains how the Midlands can deliver a net zero built environment, discusses her role with the ACE and looks ahead to the future trends in the sector as we address the climate emergency together… Once the industrial […]

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Argent’s Octagonal Tower To Utilise Green Heating Technology

Major developer Argent are looking to utilise green technology for their latest project in Birmingham – a landmark Octagonal 49-storey tower designed by Glenn Howells Architects which forms part of their Paradise project. Argent – who’re speaking at the Building Zero Carbon Britain Conference – are looking to use air-source heat pumps to provide warmth […]

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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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