HOUSEBUILDING

Housing and support for the elderly and disabled in Ryde

Ryde Village, the extra care housing scheme, will offer elderly and disabled people housing and support, maximising their independence and quality of life.
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The scope of section 73 orders may have just become clearer

In a key decision handed down by the Court of Appeal, it has been made clear that Local Planning Authorities cannot use section 73 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to change the description of a development granted planning permission.
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Tesco and Weston Homes submit planning for 1,280 new homes

Weston Homes and Tesco have submitted a planning application to redevelop the Tesco store in Goodmayes into a new mixed-use development.
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Vacant properties should house those on waiting lists, says GMB

Overall there is no alternative but for councils to increase the supply of council homes for rent at genuinely affordable rents, but using the already existing housing stock to house people is something that shouldn’t be overlooked, says GMB London.
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Cole Waterhouse to deliver 290 new homes in Salford

Salford City Council has approved plans for a residential scheme, the Anchorage, which will deliver up to 290 new apartments in Salford Quays.
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Mixed-use Kensal Rise scheme gets the go-ahead

Fruition Properties has received planning permission for a new development of 16 new homes plus flexible commercial space at 133 Kilburn Road, Kensal Rise.
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The housing market continues to decline, says RICS survey

The October 2019 RICS UK Residential Market Survey continues to show a subdued sales market, with negative readings covering new buyer enquiries, agreed sales and new instructions.

200 new homes on Gascoigne Estate get the green light

Plans to build more than 200 new homes for local people on the west side of the Gascoigne Estate were given the thumbs up at Barking and Dagenham Council’s planning committee.
Insulated Concrete Forms, UNiBLOCK,

UNiBLOCK’s Insulated Concrete Forms revolution

For years, Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) have been playing on the margins of the UK’s construction sector. That is all about to change, according to Leslie Dawson, managing director of UNiBLOCK.
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Galliard to build £140m development above Crossrail station

Galliard has acquired the £140m Tottenham Court Road West (TCRW) residential & retail scheme on Oxford St in London’s West End.
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Scotland needs 25,000 new homes a year to meet demand, says research

Research by Homes for Scotland (HFS) and the Fraser of Allander Institute has revealed that housing completions reached 20,000 in 2018, but a further 25,000 homes are needed each year.
Tony Lawton, residential developer,

New managing director to spearhead Homes by Stirlin expansion

Residential developer, Homes by Stirlin has appointed Tony Lawton as its managing director to spearhead the company’s expansion strategy.
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The importance of good design in planning process

Good design is paramount in planning, says Joe Ridgeon, director of Hedley Planning Services, and should be a key priority of the next Government.
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Kennaway Estate to deliver 61 new homes in Hackney

Waugh Thistleton Architects’ design for the Kennaway Estate was approved on 6 November when councillors in Hackney voted in favour of Southern Housing Group’s proposal to regenerate the estate.

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