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Huge redevelopment earmarked for Birmingham city centre site

Hammerson have announced that they will be bringing forward a new masterplan later this year which is set to see the 6.5-acre Martineau Galleries site transformed. The masterplan, which will be progressed towards the submission for a planning application once the masterplan has been developed, will see the outdated site revamped to benefit from the […]

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Joint venture to unlock regeneration project in Barnstaple

Proposals to regenerate historic buildings in Barnstaple have moved closer – with a joint venture being agreed between Acorn Property Group and Wessex Investors. Acorn Property Group, who’ll be speaking and presenting their future development plans at our West of England Economic Growth Conference, are planning to bring the site alive through the creation of […]

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University of Bristol’s £300m flagship campus set for approval

Proposals to create a new flagship city centre campus for the University of Bristol are set to be approved. The development, which represents an investment of around £300m, will go before Bristol City Council next week – in the knowledge that they’ve been recommended for approval by council planners. The University of Bristol, who’re an […]

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Department for Transport: Why HS2 will deliver huge growth for Leeds

The Government have revealed nine reasons why HS2 will unlock huge development and regeneration projects within the region – and why it’ll be the driver for economic growth within West Yorkshire. We’re set to hear from regional authorities and HS2 Ltd who’re crucial in maximising the opportunities at the HS2 Economic Growth Conference later this […]

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Designs revealed for development by Acorn Property Group

Designs have been revealed for a development in St Werburghs which will see the creation of over 100 new homes. The impressive designs, released by Acorn Property who’ll be presenting about their ongoing and future development plans at the West of England Economic Growth Conference, show how the derelict area being completely transformed. The site, […]

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Cubex set to continue transforming Bristol

The former fire service headquarters in Bristol city centre is set to be transformed by Cubex, alongside their funding partner Palmer Capital. The site, which used to house Avon Fire and Rescue, is adjacent to the Finzels Reach quarter which has also seen an incredible regeneration in recent years led by Cubex. Cubex, who’ll be […]

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Leeds set to house HS2 rolling stock depot

A rolling stock depot which will store, clean and maintain high-speed trains used by the HS2 route is set to be located in Leeds, it has been confirmed. The announcement, which will see the depot built at Gateway 45 close to the M1 motorway rather than in Wakefield as previously confirmed. The plan, which Transport […]

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CEG reveal revised proposal for Kirkstall Forge

Revised proposals have been revealed for the next phase of the Kirkstall Forge development which is transforming the area of Leeds. The multi-million pound scheme has been submitted by CEG – with the new updated plans looking to increase the number of properties from 112 to 135. CEG, who’re speaking at our Leeds Development Plans […]

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CaMKOx cities ‘need £200m injection into cycling infrastructure’

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) have published a report which calls for additional funding to be pumped into providing more cycling infrastructure in Cambridge, whilst improving the quality. The city, which the report says could ‘seize up’ within a focus on cycling infrastructure, could need an injection of an additional £200m for the work which […]

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