HOUSING

urban village

Newby submits plans for £250 million urban village in Newcastle

North Yorkshire developer, Newby has submitted plans to Newcastle City Council for a £250 million urban village to be built on the former Calders cite on Skinnerburn Road, Newcastle.
Scotland's biggest city

Edinburgh to overtake Glasgow as Scotland’s biggest city

Edinburgh is due to outstrip Glasgow within the next 15 years to become Scotland’s biggest city, the chief executive of the Scottish capital’s council has said.
social housing

May pledges £2bn for affordable homes & calls for an end to social housing...

Theresa May has told  housing associations they have £2bn worth of investment over the next 10 years  in order to help ease the housing crisis
Leyland development

Lovell gets the green light for £45m Leyland development

The plans to build 200 new homes using modern methods of construction (MMC) in Leyland were approved by South Ribble Borough Council last week with work set to start on the greenfield site later this year
Community Housing fund

Phase two of Community Housing fund now open

Phase two of the £163m Community Housing Fund launched on 17 September for community-led groups to drive forward their ambitions for delivering new affordable housing schemes across England up to 31 March 2020
student accommodation

Student Castle announce plans for Manchester student skyscraper

Student Castle, leaders in student accommodation services has announced plans to build a 55-storey upmarket student accommodation in Manchester's city centre.
X1 South Bank

X1 South Bank scheme gets the go-ahead

The next stage in the South Bank regeneration scheme has been given the green light, with Leeds City Council unanimously granting planning permission for X1 South Bank, a £210m mixed-use development by developer X1 and property consultancy Knight Knox
housing association

Catalyst Housing details new £900m contractor line-up

Catalyst housing association has increased the number of preferred contractors to deliver its annual building programme of around 800 homes
London Design Festival

‘Multiply’: the carbon-neutral wooden pavilion opens at the V&A

A nine-metre high, carbon-neutral wooden pavilion made from American tulipwood opens to the public in the Sackler Courtyard of the V&A in time for the London Design Festival on 15 September.
Developer-led regeneration

Report warns Manchester regeneration plans ‘aren’t fit for purpose’

Developer-led regeneration has "done very little" for the vast majority of Greater Manchester, according to a report by the Alliance Manchester Business School
build to rent

TfL seeks build to rent partner for 3,000 homes

Transport for London (TfL) is set to launch its search for a partner to create a build to rent joint venture to help deliver homes on some of London’s most well-connected sites
Housing Delivery

Barclays and Homes England launch £1bn housing development fund

Barclays has announced that it is teaming up with the UK Government to provide £1bn of development finance to help build thousands of new homes across England to help increase the speed and volume of housing delivery
planning policy

Industry experts share opinions on Government planning policy

A podcast hosted by the Kings Chambers has shed light on industry opinions regarding the Government’s new planning policy
MeadowSide

HK developer selects trio for £200m MeadowSide development

Hong Kong developer, Far East Consortium, has selected three contractors to deliver the initial phase of revised plans to develop its £200m MeadowSide residential development in Manchester

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