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£155m Wigan development approved

Plans to create a new £155m community in Wigan with a mix of homes including affordable housing, parklands, a transport hub and 200 new jobs have been approved. The site will be built on greenbelt land. Wigan Borough Council has given its second green light to Peel L&P’s masterplan at Mosley Common to proceed. Peel […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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£2.5bn injection to deliver 18,000 homes across Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Housing Providers (GMHP), a unique partnership of regional housing providers working together to make a positive different to people and communities, have released major plans to develop 18,000 new homes across the region in the next 5 years. It forms part of their vision to deliver 50,000 new and affordable homes by 2037 […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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£40 million Levelling Up funding to deliver new Multiversity

£40m funding has been confirmed to deliver new Multiversity education campus in Blackpool! Blackpool Council, supported by Wyre Council, will receive the funding to deliver a new Multiversity, a carbon-neutral, education campus in Blackpool’s Talbot Gateway Central Business District. New images show the scale of the landmark development, which will allow Blackpool and the Fylde […]

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£540m affordable homes framework requires at least 11 construction partners

One of the country’s biggest collaborative new homes frameworks, involving 11 local authorities and housing associations in the North West, reopened last night. The four-year, £540m JV North Contractors Framework is looking for at least 11 construction partners and applications must be submitted by May 11 (10am). [emaillocker id=”71749″] In the last four years, JV […]

Posted by: Mark Flanagan

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11-PBSA units totalling 4,500 beds sold in £306m deal

Unite Students has disposed of an 11-strong property portfolio – comprising 4,488 beds – for £306m, with the company’s share sitting at £236m. The deal – struck with an affiliate of Lone Star Funds – includes assets in Sheffield (1,700 beds), Reading (703 beds), Leicester (665 beds), Bedford (517 beds), Liverpool (390 beds), Birmingham (337 beds), […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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1500 home Cheshire Garden Village greenlit

Plans to deliver ‘The Garden Village at Handforth’ have moved a step closer. The Garden Village at Handforth will create a bespoke new village that will include 1,500 new high-quality design homes and extensive ‘green infrastructure’ – more than 40 per cent of the site will be open space, public amenity space or protected habitat […]

Posted by: Mya Driver

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3000 acre property for sale in Cumbria

Mitchell’s Land Agency is selling a property that extends to 3,000 acres and rises to 931m on the summit of Skiddaw one of the Lake District’s most visually pleasing fells. Skiddaw House, the most Secluded House in England rests 1,500 feet above sea level, on the back of spectacular Skiddaw. “As one of the oldest established […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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A £250 million water park to be built in Manchester

The UK’s ‘first city-based wellbeing resort’, a £250 million water park boasting thermal bathing and botanical gardens is set to launch in the city’s Trafford Centre.  The park, called Therme Manchester, will be the size of 19 football pitches (around 28 acres), and will feature an ‘immersive experience’, with ‘digital art, an on-site urban farm […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Accrue Capital secures M7 Capital loan to refinance two assets

M7 Capital, a full-service real estate debt specialist, announces that it has provided, on behalf of its UK debt fund TREC II, a £4 million loan to Accrue (Forum) LLP. The Sponsor (Accrue Capital) is a property investment, development, and asset management business with experience across all real estate sectors. The company invests its own […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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