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Innovative plans for SA1 and Swansea centre progress

Plans to transform SA1 Waterfront and the centre of the City have taken a major step forward as it looks to create cutting edge digital districts within the heart of Swansea. The Welsh and UK Government have now received an advanced business plan draft, with a view to submit a more formal business case soon […]

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Trafford Council set to give green light to new University

Trafford Council are about to give the green light on an updated masterplan for Stretford – which includes a new university and student accommodation alongside office space, 184-bed hotel and 154 apartments. Consultation, with around 1,500 respondents, has been ongoing since October. The University will be central to the masterplan which would specialise in sports, […]

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Springfield Properties £1.5bn project for five village developments in Scotland on track

Scottish based housebuilder Springfield Properties is on course to deliver five new village style developments across the country – boosting housing numbers. The developments, totalling £1.5bn, will incorporate 10,000 homes alongside retail facilities, commercial space and local schools. Springfield Properties are set to discuss further details of their ambitious plans at the Edinburgh Development Plans […]

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Springfield Properties in new-build electric car promise

Springfield Properties have become one of the first UK companies to commit to installing cabling for electric cars on all new property builds. The company, one of the largest house builders in Scotland, will now deliver the infrastructure as standard in a move that anticipates the expected growth of electric cars in the next few […]

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£90m waterfront redevelopment set for Glasgow

Outline plans have been submitted for a hugely ambitious £90m waterfront redevelopment in the centre of the Scottish City of Glasgow. The plans would see the Custom House area transformed into a thriving hotel and leisure quarter. Artisan Real Estate, who were also behind the New Waverley project in Edinburgh, are behind the development – […]

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Rotherham Council on the hunt for new development and delivery partners

Rotherham Council are on the hunt to identify a development partner for a new 2,500-plus home community, their Chief Executive told the Sheffield Development Plans Conference. The Bassingthorpe Farm site, which is jointly owned by the council and the Fitzwilliam Wentworth estate, has been earmarked as a strategic housing allocation in Rotherham’s local plan, with […]

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£60m University project gets go-ahead

A £60m development has been given the green light which will provide a new student centre and civic space at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Preston City Council, who’ll be speaking at our Lancashire Development Plans Conference in March, have authorised planning permission which is another boost for the region. Designed by Hawkins Brown […]

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University of Leeds masterplan well under way

The Yorkshire Universities Development Plans Conference on the 7th February is set to hear from numerous regional universities about their current projects and future pipelines – and one of the most exciting is the masterplan that the University of Leeds is currently working on. The masterplan outlined a total of 19 development sites within the […]

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