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454 Wembley Homes

by Paul Addison on December 21, 2020 No comments

A 454-home development by Wembley Park London Underground station has been granted permission by Brent Council.

Transport for London (TfL) and Barratt London will be carrying out the development together.

The senior property development manager at TfL, Emma Hatch, has said:

“We are thrilled to get the go-ahead for our development at Wembley, which will deliver hundreds of new homes as well as a new retail opportunity and improvements for the local community.”

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Northern Gateway Neighbourhood Plans Proposed

by Paul Addison on December 9, 2020 No comments

In order to set a standard for efficient living in Manchester’s Northern Gateway regeneration area, plans for a key urban neighbourhood have been submitted.

Forming part of MCR Property Group, Southvalley Estates are proposing to build:

  • 1,202 energy-efficient homes,
  • 2 commercial units,
  • A pocket park,
  • Pedestrian and cycling routes.
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45,000 Homes To Be Funded By Jenrick

by Paul Addison on August 13, 2020 No comments

Robert Jenrick – the housing secretary, has committed £1.3 billion in a bid to create 45,000 new homes, 85,000 jobs, together with upgraded skills and infrastructure as the government boasts plans to aid the green economy recovery from Covid-19.   

Over 300 projects in England are set to receive a portion of the £900 million Getting Building Fund.

This fund was announced in June by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in an attempt to help kickstart “shovel-ready” housing and infrastructure projects.

Economically speaking, according to the government this investment is set to reduce CO2 emissions across England by around 65 million kilograms.

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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:

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An Additional 50 Towns Anticipated to Receive Funds

by Paul Addison on September 25, 2019 No comments

50 more towns are set to profit from the £1 billion ‘Future High Streets Fund’, reveals Boris Johnson, taking the total number of towns to benefit from the fund to 100.

The funds could be used to:

  • turn empty retail units into homes and workplaces,
  • improve transport and access into town centres,
  • invest in vital infrastructure.
Paul AddisonAn Additional 50 Towns Anticipated to Receive Funds

London’s Upward Extension’s

by Paul Addison on February 27, 2019 No comments

By this summer (2019) homes will be built on the top of London rooftops.

A £9 million funding deal, from the government’s £4.5 billion Home Building Fund, has been agreed by Homes England with an airspace developer for properties to be developed across 5 locations;

  • Tooting,
  • Wanstead,
  • Walthamstow,
  • Putney,
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Instruction to Insure New-Builds Are Attractive

by Paul Addison on November 16, 2018 No comments

A directive to indorse a better design and style of homes has been launched by housing secretary, James Brokenshire.

To ensure new developments are more likely to be welcomed than fought, practical measures will be established so new developments meet the ‘needs and expectations’ of communities.

Actions to reinforce ‘design quality and community engagement’, with the character of the area to be considered are included in the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).

The ‘Building Better, Building Beautiful’ Commission will take these actions further, says the government.

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Hull Residents Reject Neighbourhood Plan

by Paul Addison on September 25, 2018 No comments

Amongst accusations of poor consultation, Hull residents have rejected a neighbourhood plan.

For the Thornton area, 58% of residents voted against adopting the neighbourhood plan.

With 203 residents voting in favour of the plan, and 281 rejecting it, the turnout of the electorate was less that 18%.

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Former Leicestershire Colliery Given The Go Ahead

by Paul Addison on July 10, 2018 No comments

An application to redevelop the former Snibston colliery site has been given the go ahead by the North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) planning committee.

This comes alongside the recommendation from the planning officer.

Despite companies trying to keep it open, in 2015, the colliery, which was a popular attraction, was shut down by Leicestershire County Council (LCC) to save money, and since then has been demolished.

Paul AddisonFormer Leicestershire Colliery Given The Go Ahead

Inspectorate’s Decision For 350 Dwellings Challenged By Council

by Paul Addison on July 5, 2018 No comments

It has been revealed that a planning inspector’s decision to approve 350 dwellings in Thornbury, will be challenged by South Gloucestershire Council.

For outline permission, The Cleve Park application by Welbeck Strategic Land LLP additionally included a 70-unit elderly care facility, as well as 1,150 square metres of commercial community floorspace.

From the 350 dwellings, 35% were anticipated to be affordable with 14 self-build plots.

Paul AddisonInspectorate’s Decision For 350 Dwellings Challenged By Council