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Homes England acquires two development sites in Harrogate

Homes England has acquired two new sites in Harrogate, unlocking land for over 800 new homes, with room for 40% affordable homes.
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Second MHCLG headquarters planned for Wolverhampton

Communities secretary Robert Jenrick has confirmed the government will create a second headquarters in Wolverhampton.
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Lovell and Abri to build £120m housing scheme in Weymouth

Lovell Southern, part of the £3bn Morgan Sindall Group, has entered into a joint venture agreement with Abri to build 500 homes as an urban extension.
The Verdean

Work starts on major West London regeneration

Catalyst and Mount Anvil have commenced enabling works on their joint venture regeneration scheme, The Verdean in Acton, marking a new chapter for the Friary Park estate.

2 in 3 builders say VAT policy will lead to cashflow issues, warns FMB

The Government must scrap new tax policy ‘reverse charge VAT’ to show they are listening to builders and protecting jobs, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).
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Green light for new care home in West Sussex

Nexus Planning has secured planning permission at appeal for a much-needed 66-bed care home in Middleton-on-Sea, West Sussex.
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Go-ahead for 125 new homes in Shobnall

Keepmoat Homes has been given the green light by East Staffordshire Borough Council to deliver 125 new homes in Shobnall.

ENGIE appointed to build £17m Gorton Lane scheme

One Manchester has selected ENGIE to transform disused land in Manchester into a modern development of 109 low carbon homes, located over two sites on Gorton Lane.
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Firms shortlisted for final stage of Thamesmead Waterfront masterplan

A diverse group of architects and designers have made the shortlist to potentially become strategic master planners for the £8bn Thamesmead Waterfront development in southeast London.
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Keepmoat Homes acquires former brickworks site on Stallings Lane

Keepmoat Homes has purchased the former brickworks site on Stallings Lane in Kingswinford, which will be transformed into a new 169-homes development.
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Construction of new M62 Rochdale scheme underway

John Sisk & Son has started work on a new link road at junction 19 of the M62 in Rochdale, one of the biggest regeneration schemes in the region.
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Bristol Council appoints new strategic partner

Mott MacDonald, in collaboration with Arcadis and Arup, has been appointed as strategic partner by Bristol City Council to help bring its regeneration plans to life.
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Construction jobs expected to rise after challenging year

While there are challenges ahead for the sector which is set to grow by a quarter of million workers in the next four years, the construction industry will provide more opportunities for British workers, as the number of migrant workers falls, CITB’s annual Migration Survey showed.

East Birmingham regeneration set for approval

Birmingham City Council’s new strategy sets out proposals for the regeneration of East Birmingham, from the creation of more than 60,000 jobs and 10,000 new homes in and around the area over the next decade.
Kirkstall Forge

Green light for first residential phase at Kirkstall Forge

Leeds City Council has given the go-ahead for CEG’s plans to deliver the first phase of residential development at the £400m Kirkstall Forge.
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Persimmon Homes plans to invest almost £2m in Selsey

Persimmon Homes has revealed plans to build new homes in Selsey, after successfully finalising a land deal that will see a near £2m contribution towards community services.
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Kier renews partnership with Gosport Borough Council

Kier has confirmed its partnership with Gosport Borough Council will continue following an extension of its contract to carry out repair and maintenance works across its housing stock as well as carry out specialist works.
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Ardmore to deliver £155m Civic Campus for Hammersmith & Fulham

Ardmore has been appointed by Hammersmith & Fulham Council and A2Dominion, as their delivery partner for Hammersmith Civic Campus, a major new mixed-use development in West London.
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Mind the Gap: Construction projects and people

New research examines the North-South divide in construction projects and jobs as output in infrastructure and housebuilding rebounds from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Falkirk agrees £332m five-year housing spend

Falkirk Council has committed £332m to its housing stock over the next five years which will deliver improvements to existing homes and the creation of new homes.
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Regeneration and development: Making property great again

Commercial property is a vital sector for the economy and society – but Gagan Mohindra MP argues it needs to undergo the kind of radical transformation that has swept the housing market in the last 20 years and has launched the new All-Party Parliamentary Group for Regeneration & Development to help drive this change.
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Eric Wright appointed to Northbank public realm works at Wirral Waters

Eric Wright has been appointed as the main contractor for the next stage of development at the Northbank neighbourhood of Peel L&P’s Wirral Waters.
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Hayfield to deliver £36m ‘green revolution’ development

Hayfield has acquired a 9.5-acre site in the Buckinghamshire village of Hanslope to deliver 101 eco-friendly luxury homes.
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Minister praises industry as housebuilding stats recover

The latest figures reflect the housing and construction industry’s resilience and measures they have taken to keep building sites open, in line with public health advice.
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Jenrick confirms he won’t call in Hillingdon Gardens scheme

Housing secretary Robert Jenrick will not call in Inland Homes’ plans for the 514-home Hillingdon Gardens scheme in west London.
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ICW Group: Supporting the UK housebuilding sector

ICW Group marked a number of significant milestones in 2020 as it continues to expand its support of housebuilding and Modern Methods of Construction.

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