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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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Sussex’s First IKEA

by Paul Addison on October 3, 2019 No comments

The wait may soon be over for Sussex’s first IKEA superstore.

Following the New Monks Farm site in Lancing being granted planning permission in October 2018, with councillors voting 5-3 in favour of the plans, work could be started before 2020.

The development is anticipated to include:

  • Over 600 homes,
  • The provision of a country park,
  • The relocation of the Withy Patch Gypsy and travellers’ site,
  • A new roundabout to replace the Sussex Pad junction on the A27,
  • A pumping station.
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‘Plastic-Free’ Homes

by Paul Addison on September 18, 2019 No comments

Endeavouring to cut the sheer volume of plastic used during construction, Accord Housing Association has committed to building ‘virtually plastic-free’ housing.

12 dwellings are anticipated to be built, using substitutes to fit kitchens, bathrooms & windows and lessening the amount of plastic used in building materials.

It is mentioned, that the building sector is accountable for over 60% of the resource use in Europe.

Additionally, the housing construction sector is responsible for 30% to 50% of material use.

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618 Dwelling Scheme Blocked

by Paul Addison on August 29, 2019 No comments

Proposals for a development consisting of up to 618 new homes, (40% affordable), has been voted against by members of Caerphilly County Borough Council’s planning committee.

Although this differed from the advice of officials, the vote was unanimous,

It is anticipated that once the committee has gathered to validate the refusal, and their reasons for doing so, developers PMG Ltd and Persimmon Homes will appeal the decision.

The controversial greenfield site, situated on the edge of the town, south-west of Lansbury Park and Mornington Meadows, has sparked thousands of objections.

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Wildlife Is to Be Better Protected by Developers

by Paul Addison on August 9, 2019 No comments

Developers have been informed by James Brokenshire, the Housing Secretary, that they need to be doing more to protect the British wildlife.

Using systems like hedgehog highways, hollow swift bricks, and creating drainage areas to create wetlands for bird and amphibians, the government has set out new guidelines explaining how developers should be protecting certain British species.

Developers should be taking into consideration the long-term impact their developments will have on ecosystems, both throughout and post construction, says the government.

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40,000 Dwellings Fulfilled by Homes England

by Paul Addison on July 29, 2019 No comments

In the time between April 2018 and March 2019, 40,289 dwellings have been completed by the government’s housing accelerator, Homes England.

Throughout the same period, 45,692 homes were started on site under programmes managed by Homes England.

These are the highest levels of completions in 4 years, and the highest levels of starts in 9 years, per the organisation.

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Birmingham’s 10-year Housing Plan Published

by Paul Addison on June 24, 2019 No comments

Plans to build 2,708 new homes by 2029 have been published by the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT).

An assortment of housing styles are anticipated to be included in the 10-year programme.

Modular dwellings will permit the Birmingham City Council to unlock previously unused, smaller sites.

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£200m Makeover for Derelict York Site

by Paul Addison on March 26, 2019 No comments

A former nine-acre gasworks site in York, now derelict, is anticipated to undergo a £200 million Gross Development Value, (GDV), transformation to a 700-dwelling neighbourhood.

To construct the scheme, North Star have partnered with private rental housing operator Moda Living and its joint venture partner Apache Capital Partners.

The brownfield site has been vacant for 10 years and is anticipated to be transformed into a new residential community, with retail space and community use, (subject to planning consent).

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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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Phase One of £49m Skelmersdale Development

by Paul Addison on February 5, 2019 No comments

Phase one plans of a £49 million scheme in Skelmersdale have been approved by West Lancashire Borough Council.

The development is set to provide a total of 299 homes, with 120 to be developed in the first phase, valued at £20.7 million.

120 two, three and four-bedroom homes at Whalleys Road, Whalleys South will be provided by a partnership between Trafford Housing Trust and L&Q Development, Laurus Homes.

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