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Approval Of Maidenhead Regeneration Scheme

by Paul Addison on October 19, 2018 No comments

Principle approval has been granted to a major redevelopment site in Maidenhead as part of a broader scheme to regenerate the town.

The scheme, located on the banks of Maidenhead waterways includes;

  • 229 homes alongside,
  • community space,
  • food and café outlets.
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4,650 London Mega-basements Approved Over The Last Decade

by Paul Addison on May 23, 2018 No comments

Throughout the last 10 years, the number of mega-basements approved in London reached 4,650, revealed a study by Newcastle University.

These basements include:

  • 1,000 gyms,
  • 380 swimming pools,
  • 460 cinemas,
  • 380 wine cellars,
  • 120 staff rooms.

The depth of these basements combined reached an astonishing 50,000 ft.

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Go Ahead Given to £35m ‘landmark’ Salford building

by Paul Addison on April 11, 2018 No comments

Works are to commence on a £35 million ‘landmark’ Salford building.

Representing Forshaw Land & Property Group, Salford City Council approved the proposals submitted by national planning and development consultancy Lichfields.

The development will comprise of 180 apartments, in a part-21, part-14 and part 11-storey building and will include:

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Clapham Park Regeneration Approved

by Paul Addison on April 5, 2018 No comments

Developer Metropolitan’s £1.6 billion plans for over 2,500 new homes and community facilities at Clapham Park have been approved by the London Borough of Lambeth’s planning committee.

The revised plan for Clapham Park have been designed by architects at PRP.

Situated between Clapham, Brixton and Streatham Hill, the masterplans objective is to produce a;

“vibrant, inclusive series of neighbourhoods with safe, secure streets, ample public and private green space”.

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Excess of 400,000 Homes With Permission

by Paul Addison on March 2, 2018 No comments

450,000 homes with planning permission are waiting to be built in England and Wales, per research conducted by the Local Government Association (LGA).

On behalf of the LGA, Glenigan, a construction data analysts conducted the research, (considering financial years 2015/16 and 2016/17.)

Data is acquired from Glenigan’s database of construction projects for the analysis.

A 16% increase in the backlog over the last year is implied in the data.

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Introduction of Digital tool to isolate development land potential

by Paul Addison on October 26, 2017 No comments

To show the prospective of bringing together land, planning and housing data from different governments into one place, a new digital tool has been introduced.

Future Cities Catapult designed a sample model of the tool, commissioned by the Department for Communities and Local Government to;

  • Help speed up plan-making and planning decisions.
  • Reduce the costs of plan-making and planning decisions.
  • Improve the quality of plan-making and planning decisions.
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The Government are encouraged to go ahead with infrastructure plans

by Paul Addison on July 4, 2017 No comments

The government have been called on by Lord Adonis and three business organizations to advance a on major infrastructure projects.

 The projects include:

  • A third Heathrow runway,
  • HS3,
  • Flood defense infrastructure.

The chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission said at the Institute of Civil Engineers that Britain’s “historic weakness” has been to under-invest in infrastructure.

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Go ahead given to Stansted for development

by Paul Addison on April 20, 2017 No comments

£130 million arrivals building at London Stansted Airport has been granted planning permission by Uttlesford District Council.

To accommodate for the future spike in the number of passengers, architects Pascall & Watson have designed the 34,000 meters squared building.

It is anticipated to consist of three floors, and will be part of the Manchester Airports Group’s (MAG) multi-million-pound program to convert the airport.

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Estate Regeneration Receives Cash Advance

by Paul Addison on March 28, 2017 No comments

Local authorities and housing associations throughout England will receive portions of the £32 million Estate Regeneration Fund with the aim of accelerating thousands of homes being built.

Aiming to help schemes in the primary phase, roughly 105 estates will be aided from the £32 million.

Several estates in Milton Keynes will be receiving money, and in Birmingham, the money will be utilised with the aim of commencing conversation with the locals and communities about the Meadway regeneration.

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6,000 new home Hampshire development Plans go in

by Paul Addison on March 23, 2017 No comments

An outline planning application for 6,000 (30% affordable) new homes in Hampshire has been submitted by developers.

The scheme is planned to be at Welborne in an area of almost 1,000 acres, which is just north of Fareham and proposed by Buckland Development Limited.

The chairman for Buckland Development Ltd, Mark Thistlethwayte, said:

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