HOUSING

new homes in Brentford,

£170m partnership to build 420 new homes in Brentford

Catalyst and Redrow have been given the green light for a £170m partnership to build 420 new homes in Brentford.
Erith Park, Regeneration, London

Orbit and Wates celebrate completion of Erith Park

Orbit and Wates Residential worked with the community and key stakeholders, including London Borough of Bexley, to transform the Larner Road estate into the new mixed-tenure community of Erith Park.
residential development, McLaren,

McLaren secures residential development in London’s Fitzrovia

McLaren has won the construction contract for a £190m residential development in London’s Fitzrovia.
wheelchair users, Habinteg,

Two-thirds of Brits say homes are inaccessible for wheelchair users

Over two-thirds of people in Britain say their homes are inaccessible for wheelchair users, according to a new YouGov poll commissioned by Habinteg.
Brighton and Hove, Housing,

Planning permission granted for living wage housing in Brighton and Hove

Conran and Partners have received planning approval for 104 new affordable homes to be built in Brighton and Hove to tackle the city’s housing crisis.
off the shelf homes, North Lanarkshire,

North Lanarkshire launches ‘off the shelf homes’ pilot

An innovative pilot which will see North Lanarkshire Council work with housing developers to buy new ‘off the shelf homes’ has been given the green light.
Northern powerhouse,

Boris Johnson reaffirms Northern Powerhouse pledge

Prime minister Boris Johnson will reaffirm his pledge to give more powers to people, businesses and political leaders across Northern regions.
Green belt,

Cash boost to crackdown on illegal building on nation’s green belt

Councils across the country are set to benefit from a slice of nearly £2m to crack down on illegal developments on the nation’s Green Belt, housing minister Esther McVey has announced.
Alpha Insurance, homeowners,

Mixed news for homeowners covered by Alpha Insurance

Since the FSCS announced that they would be paying compensation to Alpha Insurance latent defects policyholders, thousands of homeowners have been seeking alternative cover.
The corner house, Accommodation centre, London, London City Mission

Graham delivers accommodation centre for rough sleepers in London

Graham has delivered a refurbishment project that has enabled London City Mission (LCM) to provide much-needed housing and support to rough sleepers in Waterloo, London.
integrated infrastructure, housing delivery,

Housing delivery requires integrated infrastructure, says ICE

Housing delivery will fail to meet the needs of the places it hopes to support without integrated infrastructure, says the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).
Affordable housing, affordable homes, Chorley Street

Plans approved for 118 affordable homes in Bolton

Housing providers Bolton at Home and Irwell Valley Homes have been granted planning permission for 118 new affordable homes close to Bolton town centre.
Partnerships, Bovis, Galliford Try

Galliford Try and Bovis to combine housebuilding businesses

Galliford Try plc has announced it has reached preliminary agreement on high-level terms to combine its Linden Homes and Galliford Try Partnerships businesses with Bovis Homes plc.
new build, scotland excel,

Scotland Excel launches £1.5bn new build framework

Scotland Excel has launched its £1.5bn New Build Residential Construction contract to help accelerate the delivery of 50,000 new affordable homes.

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