HOUSEBUILDING

coleshill street, manchester regeneration

Green light for £80m regeneration of Manchester industrial site

Manchester City Council has approved an £80m regeneration plan for a mixed-use community with 410 new homes at Coleshill Street.
towns in England

£80m funding for towns in England to ‘build back better’

Over a hundred towns in England to share £80m to boost regeneration from the government to help them to ‘build back better’.
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Colchester adds more affordable homes to its portfolio

Building is underway for 16 affordable homes in Colchester, contributing to the council’s commitment to build 350 new council homes.
Northern Gateway scheme, Manchester

Proposed £1bn investment agenda for Manchester

Major schemes in the new agenda include a second arena, 634 new homes as part of the Northern Gateway scheme and 410 new homes in Varley Street, Miles Platting.
NHS Covid-19 app, Construction companies in the UK,

Contractors urged to use NHS Covid-19 app

Construction companies in the UK are being urged to uptake the NHS Covid-19 app to help tackle coronavirus outbreaks.
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Lead consultants chosen for major government-backed transport study

Atkins and Jacobs have been appointed as lead consultants on an important new study looking at transport improvements to support growth and regeneration in the corridor between Abbey Wood and Ebbsfleet.

Vinci to deliver £50m Marketfield Way development

VINCI is to construct Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s new cinema, retail and homes development at Marketfield Way in Redhill.

Meridian Home Start provides affordable homes for Greenwich

Royal Greenwich has joined forces with Meridian Home Start to deliver brand new homes for over 60 families and individuals previously on housing waiting lists.
New council homes

CIP hands over new council homes in Cambridge

Cambridge Investment Partnership has handed over energy-efficient homes at Wulfstan Way, Cambridge, as part of its commitment to deliver more than 500 new council homes to the city by March 2022.
suzy jones, Urban Splash

RIBA North director joins Urban Splash

House by Urban Splash has appointed former RIBA North director, Suzy Jones, as director of a new division of Urban Splash, dedicated to future living.
construction contract awards

Construction contract awards grow by 21.2% in August

Construction contract awards have increased to £4.4bn in August, up 21.2% compared to last month, showing improvements in industry conditions.
contracts manager, Dan Summers,

Living Space Housing appoints new contracts manager

Living Space Housing has appointed Dan Summers as its contracts manager, as the team expands to deliver 580 affordable homes over the next 18 months.
planning for the future,

Landmark Information to host ‘Planning for the Future’ event

Landmark Information is chairing an online event to explore the government’s ‘Planning for the Future’ consultation and the impact reforms may have on the industry.
homes without gas, Future homes standard

NHBC Foundation launches new guide for homes without gas

The '2025: New Homes Without Gas' guide from the NHBC Foundation explains the key technical issues and discusses the choices housebuilders, designers and architects face when specifying alternative heating and hot water systems.

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