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CPRE identify Brownfield land for more than 1 million homes

An analysis of Brownfield Land Registers, published today (12 February), confirms that there is enough space on brownfield land to build at least one million new homes, with more than two-thirds of these homes deliverable within the next five years
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Stockport successful in Housing Infrastructure Fund bid

Stockport Council has won three major bids from the Government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) to encourage a new era of town centre living and make the centre an even more desirable place to live, work and play
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Mick George begins demolition for housing redevelopment project

Construction company Mick George Ltd has begun Demolition works on the former Dairy Crest site, Fenstanton, for a housing redevelopment project by Morris Homes
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Asbestos exposure on brownfield sites: time to reduce the risk

More awareness needs to be raised about the hazards associated with asbestos exposure in soil on developed land says Neil Munro
Brownfield development vs. Green belt

Brownfield development vs. green belt: what are the pros and cons?

Should building on green belt be so contentious or is brownfield development the key to constructing more homes? Place-Make’s David Edwards provides insight
Housing white paper

Housing White Paper: Acceleration needed for brownfield development

Michael Lunn, Director of Policy & Public Affairs, Environmental Industries Commission answers what the Housing White Paper means for brownfield development
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The modern role of land reclamation for housing

How land reclamation, or brownfield development, can be used to address a housing shortage, returning land into ‘beneficial use’…

Brownfield First

Natasha Levanti writes on behalf of the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) outlining a sustainable way forward in both housing and commercial development of brownfield...

The potential pitfalls of brownfield redevelopment

With the country in the grip of a housing shortage, combined with the Government’s target of building 200,000 new homes each year, brownfield sites...
Council gains funding for brownfield homes

Council gains funding for brownfield homes

Cheshire East Council has announced it has secured a government grant to build new homes on brownfield land in Macclesfield... The Department for Communities and...
Council brownfield can provide 1 million new homes

Brownfield can provide one million new homes

A new report has revealed that unused brownfield land under council ownership could house up to one million homes. A report by independent property consultancy...
Thousands of homes to be built on brownfield sites

Thousands of homes to be built on brownfield land

New figures released by Homes and Communities Agency have revealed that thousands of homes could be built on available brownfield sites. Figures published by the...