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Bristol’s Mixed-Use Plan Submitted

by Paul Addison on October 9, 2019 No comments

A mixed-use regeneration plan has been submitted to Bristol City Council.

The application, designed by AHMM’s Bristol team, would see the regeneration of the Silverthorne Lane site submitted by Feeder Estates LLP, (a partnership managed by Square Bay).

This segment is anticipated to deliver:

Paul AddisonBristol’s Mixed-Use Plan Submitted

Approval Granted For £1bn Purfleet Regeneration

by Paul Addison on May 15, 2019 No comments

Outline planning permission has been granted by Thurrock Council’s planning committee, for a £1 billion proposal.

Purfleet Centre Regeneration Ltd (PCRL), (a joint venture between Urban Catalyst & Swan Housing Association), submitted the plans for Purfleet on Thames.

Up to 2,850 homes are included in the plans, as well as; shops, restaurants, a medical centre, community facilities, a new town centre, upgrades to the rail station, improved riverside area, a new primary school, a 1,000,000 square feet media village with art, film and TV studios and new parks and leisure spaces.

Paul AddisonApproval Granted For £1bn Purfleet Regeneration

Holloway Prison Site Bought by Peabody

by Paul Addison on April 8, 2019 No comments

By means of a £42 million loan from the Mayor of London, the former HM Prison Holloway site has been purchased by housing association Peabody.

By 2022, working with developer London Square, Peabody must have started work on over 1,000 dwellings, 60% of which, need to be for social rent, shared ownership or London Living Rent.

The chief executive of Peabody, Brendan Sarsfield, said:

Paul AddisonHolloway Prison Site Bought by Peabody

Brownfield Site Purchased by Barratt Homes

by Paul Addison on February 13, 2019 No comments

In an effort to drastically increase Chepstow’s housing stock, Barratt Homes have purchased the largest brownfield development site in Monmouthshire.

The 45-acre site located between the town centre and the River Wye, has outline permission for up to 450 new homes, with Barrratt anticipated to build 345 properties.

Locally named the ‘former Fairfield-Mabey factory’, the site from 1965 to 2009 was the Fairfield-Mabey factory, and part of Fairfields Shipbuilding and Engineering Company from 1924 to 1965.

Paul AddisonBrownfield Site Purchased by Barratt Homes

Approval Awarded to Harrogate Football Stadium

by Paul Addison on May 15, 2018 No comments

Planning approval has been awarded by Harrogate Borough Council to CNG Stadium (home of Harrogate Town Football Club) for a two-story clubhouse.

Advised by Indigo Planning, the plans include:

  • seated terraces,
  • office building,
  • classrooms – can be utilized as community facilities,
  • improved floodlighting system.
Paul AddisonApproval Awarded to Harrogate Football Stadium

The January Construction Growth Decline

by Paul Addison on March 22, 2018 No comments

In comparison to January 2017, a 10.6% decrease can be seen in the value of construction contracts granted in January 2018.

In January 2018, residential housing and infrastructure led the construction sector, per the Economic & Construction Market Review from industry analysts at Barbour ABI.

In January 65% of the value of construction was residential housing and infrastructure, with;

  • £1.9 billion – residential housing,
  • £1.7 billion – infrastructure.
Paul AddisonThe January Construction Growth Decline

Road Improvements Set to Create Homes & Jobs

by Paul Addison on January 16, 2018 No comments

Over 4,300 jobs and 1,700 homes are expected to be created in England after the government announced £67 million worth of road improvements.

The following are anticipated to profit from the £67 million;

  • Wigan (Greater Manchester),
  • Marlow (Buckinghamshire),
  • Newton (Nottinghamshire),
  • Cumbria,
  • Plymouth.
Paul AddisonRoad Improvements Set to Create Homes & Jobs

Throughout England Playing Fields Are Being Protected

by Paul Addison on January 8, 2018 No comments

Per public body Sport England, in the scenario of planning applications advancing for permission, figures would imply that playing fields are being protected.

1,138 out of 1,200 (95%) of concluded planning applications that affected playing fields in 2015 & 2016 improved or safeguarded sports provision were seen by public body Sport England, as a statutory consultee.

Any developments that could ultimately cause the loss of a sports playing field require the local council to get in contact with Sport England.

Paul AddisonThroughout England Playing Fields Are Being Protected

Khan Allegedly Ignoring Land For 27,000 homes

by Paul Addison on January 5, 2018 No comments

Per Andrew Boff, London Assembly member, new guidelines in Sadiq Khan’s London Plan has led to Hundreds of hectares of land designated in Housing Zones being disregarded for housing.

Stricter regulation on Strategic Industrial Land are included in the draft London Plan that was published in November.

Due to this, if the sites are to be used for housing, councils will now have to offer “like-for-like” replacements.

Paul AddisonKhan Allegedly Ignoring Land For 27,000 homes

Government questioned by Khan to upturn money for housing

by Paul Addison on November 27, 2017 No comments

Per Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, London needs to distribute 66,000 new homes a year to meet growing demand

Khan has requested that the government pledge to “profoundly” raise the funding and powers available to London to meet this requirement.

Step one of Khan’s proposal is his wish for government funding for affordable houses in London to go back to the rate it was in 2009 and 2010.

According to City Hall, they use their Strategic Housing Market Assessment to calculate the figures.

Paul AddisonGovernment questioned by Khan to upturn money for housing