HOUSING

Millbrook Park transformation,

Contractor wins first phase of £380m Millbrook Park transformation

Poly UK has appointed Bennett Construction as the primary contractor to deliver 257 homes at Plaza Collection in Mill Hill – the first phase of £380m Millbrook Park transformation.
social rent, affordable homes

One Manchester and council to deliver low-carbon affordable homes

One Manchester and Manchester City Council will deliver 139 new affordable homes using Passivhaus techniques to lower the carbon footprint.
Equipoint building, Birmingham

mac-group to convert landmark Equipoint building into homes

mac-group has won a £17m contract to convert a landmark 1960s 10-storey Equipoint building in Birmingham into more than 200 apartments.
engineering services, engineering industry, coronavirus impact

Survey: 93% of engineering firms concerned about coronavirus impact

93% of engineering services businesses say they are ‘concerned or very concerned’ about the impact of coronavirus on their business over the next six months.
Globe Point

BAM secures £350m Globe Point development in Leeds

CEG has appointed BAM Construction to deliver the first phase of its £350m development, known as Globe Point in Leeds, with a start on site confirmed for 30th March.
biodiversity net gain, biodiversity,

Tackling the housing and biodiversity net gain crisis

Housing developers have been handed the opportunity to play a fundamental role in improving the UK’s environment while addressing the country’s crippling housing shortage.
digital projects,

Six councils get slice of £1.2m for innovative digital projects

Six councils across the UK will receive a share of £1.2m to drive innovative digital projects to improve public services, the government has announced.
New Garden Square

New Garden Square build-to-rent scheme gains approval

Court Collaboration has been given approval by Birmingham City Council to deliver 392 high-quality apartments as part of the wider New Garden Square regeneration on the Calthorpe Estate.
Parham Village, council homes

Thomas Sinden to deliver council homes at Parham Village

Canterbury City Council has appointed Thomas Sinden to refurbish and remodel existing student accommodation at Parham Village into much-needed council homes.
Ford Airfield, development

Planning submitted for development on former Ford Airfield

Wates Developments and Redrow Homes have submitted a planning application to create 1,500 new homes on the former Ford Airfield in West Sussex.
Orchard Park, council homes,

CIP to deliver affordable council homes across Cambridge

Cambridge Investment Partnership continues to deliver brand new affordable council homes across Cambridge with the purchase of a new site in Orchard Park.

Springfield wins £18.2m Clyde Gateway contract for Dalmarnock

Springfield Properties has signed an agreement, as part of the Clyde Gateway project with West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA), for the development of 114 affordable homes and two commercial units in Dalmarnock.
project management, Radius Housing

McAdam Design awarded £80m project management contracts

McAdam Design has been appointed as project managers for a range of new housing development projects by Radius Housing across Northern Ireland.
regeneration programme, Havering,

Demolition underway on Havering’s estate regeneration scheme

Demolition is complete of the first site in phase one of Havering Council’s 12 estates regeneration programme, Napier and New Plymouth House, with Wates Residential.

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