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University of Glasgow Seek Technology Partner For £1bn Smart Expansion

The University of Glasgow is looking to incorporate smart technology into their massive £1bn estate expansion plans. Michael Burns, Development Manager for the project, said: “This is a major piece of investment for the city. It’s the biggest project we’ve ever done and it’s the biggest project in the Glasgow City Region. We have a […]

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The 25-Year Partnership That Helped Build a Smart District

E:ON and the City of Malmö have been co-operating for over 25 years on several projects, and this partnership came to a head when they signed a “world’s first climate collaboration contract” along with local utilities firm VA SYD in 2011. And this contract has changed the face of the city. The district of Hyllie […]

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Plans Submitted for New East Yorkshire Distribution Centre

Plans have been lodged for a temporary distribution facility at an East Yorkshire business park to lead the way for a new permanent facility on the site. Planned for Plot D of the Melton West Business Park, the developer, Wykeland Group have submitted the proposal in partnership with DWD and SMR Architects to the East […]

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“Make Dagenham London’s Hollywood”- New Studios Unveiled

Designshave been revealed as part of a new plan to turn a former factory site into ‘London’s Hollywood’. Dagenham Council’s regeneration organisation Be First has submitted the plans, which would see a former factory site in the London borough converted into a new film studio complex. Both Be First and Dagenham councils will be discussing […]

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Next phase of Gloucester’s £85m Kings Quarter tipped for Approval

Plans for the next stage of Gloucester’s £85m Kings Quarter transformation look set to move forward. Set to be considered by Gloucester City Council’s planning committee next week, the proposal has secured a recommendation for outline and listed building consent. The proposals include a new car park, homes, a hotel and 40,000 sq ft of […]

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Travelodges Launches Ambitious Plans for 20 New London Hotels

Low-cost hotel giant Travelodge has debuted two new hotels in London as it sets out ambitions to launch a further 20 properties across the city over the next five years. They will be laying out their ambitious growth proposals at the upcoming London Property Club event The 113-bedroom Beckton and 78-bedroom Dagenham hotels, which have […]

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Revealed: The Plans for Two New Midlands Stations

Planning applications for two NEW railway stations on the Walsall to Wolverhampton line have been Submitted The stations will be at Darlaston and Willenhall and improve the connectivity between Wolverhampton, Walsall and Birmingham New Street if plans are accepted. The original stations in Darlaston and Willenhall closed in 1965 and only through trains have used […]

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Legal & General Modular Homes Proposes New Scheme

Next week (Tuesday 3rd March) plans for a new housing scheme by L&G Modular Homes will go in front of Bristol City Council’s Cabinet. The plans, which propose 188 new modular homes, is a partnership being brought forward by the Council and L&G – with the Council looking to sell the land in Lockleaze to […]

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TfL & A2Dominion Announces New Housing Scheme

Transport for London (TfL) has announced plans to work with major housing developer A2Dominion to create 400 new ‘affordable’ properties in the capital. The plans highlight a site in Hounslow which will be developed into 400 homes with details including: 1.48-hectare site

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