HOUSING

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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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Most eco-friendly building materials for 2020 revealed

Sell House Fast surveyed 582 architects, engineers and construction (AEC) professionals to identify the eco-friendly building materials they expect the property industry to increase using in 2020.
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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.
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Deanstor wins £4m Circle Square contract in Manchester

Deanestor, contract furniture specialists, has been awarded its largest contract to date in the residential sector, the fit out of one of the biggest rental schemes in Manchester.
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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.
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Galliard and Apsley to develop £500m regeneration projects

Galliard Homes have partnered up with Apsley House Capital in a joint venture with plans to develop £500m worth of regeneration projects and create around 2,250 new homes in Birmingham.
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Housebuilding must be a priority, says FMB

The urgent need to build more homes for everyone should be a key priority for all the political parties during the General Election campaign, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).
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Plans for regeneration of Enfield Council owned homes agreed

Enfield Council has agreed to plans that will transform two adjacent Edmonton estates, dramatically improving residents’ lives.
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Bovis Homes agrees £1.1bn deal for Galliford Try housing business

Bovis Homes has agreed to buy Galliford Try's Housing Businesses in a deal that values the business at £1.1bn.
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Wates Living Space joins flagship framework

Wates Living Space has expanded its framework presence with its appointment to the South East Consortium (SEC) Internal & External Building Works Framework.
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Major plans revealed for former Kellogg’s site in Old Trafford

Bruntwood Works and Trafford Council have announced plans for a residential-led, mixed-use development on the former Kellog's site, including housing, a school, offices and public realm in Stretford.

Government fails to build any starter homes, says NAO

The Conservative Government has failed to build a single ‘Starter Home’ despite pledging to build 200,000 by 2020, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).

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