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Sheffield City Region Strikes New Devolution Deal

Just days before the Sheffield City Region Development Conference a major announcement has been made surrounding the topic of devolution. A new landmark deal has been struck that will unlock additional funding and powers to drive development, investment and economic growth across the City Region. The deal, worth millions of pounds in additional funding, will […]

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Swan Housing Look to Develop New Modular Housing Factory

Documents have been released which show Swan Housing are looking to develop a new modular housing factory in Basildon which could produce over a thousand new homes a year. The £8.4m factory will aim to have a pipeline of 8,000 modular homes for delivery on sites across Essex and London – including the £500m Better […]

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New Details Revealed For £500m Southend Project

Further intel has been shared on the £500m Better Queensway project which is set to transform Southend-on-Sea. The scheme, being brought forward by Swan Housing and Southend-on-Sea Council, will see numerous apartment blocks being built with some as high as 18-storeys with incredible views across the Thames Estuary, replacing current high rise flats which are […]

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Sustainability and Green Infrastructure in a Post Covid-19 World.

The recent Coronavirus epidemic has placed greater focus on sustainability within the built environment, the speakers at the recent Sustainable Development & Green Infrastructure Webinar concluded. “We need green infrastructure professionals involved from the start. This still isn’t happening enough,” said Toby Gibbs, Managing Director for Logika Consultants. He explained that within the design process […]

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Bradford Estates “Net Zero” Mixed-Use Community

Bradford Estates has confirmed that they’ll include a “full range of sustainable transport options” as they continue with plans to create a net zero carbon community titled J3. They’re looking to develop on land adjacent to the M54 – close to Tong and Shifnal – where they own and manage 12,000 acres of land. The […]

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