Government backs build to rent homes at Swiss Cottage

A plan to regenerate Swiss Cottage town centre has been given the go-ahead by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. Essential Living, a developer and operator of homes for rent, will deliver and manage the mixed-use scheme... View Article

Cassidy + Ashton lodges plans for landmark Chester development

Chester-based architectural, building surveying and planning practice Cassidy + Ashton has submitted plans for a proposed mixed-use scheme on the edge of the proposed Northgate development project in Chester city centre. Acting on behalf of independent property capital advisory and... View Article

Avci Architects create stunning “Eco-Lifestyle” centre

Avci Architects has designed ‘Eco-Lifestyle Center’ – a sustainable mixed-use centre in Istanbul, Turkey. The architects have taken advantage of the fact that the site is surrounded by forest and aim to integrate the project within the landscape. The anchor of the centre is not a... View Article

Block regeneration puts Keighley on the rise

Two high-rise blocks of flats in Parkwood Rise, Keighley will undergo a significant regeneration to attract young professionals to the town. ALB Investments has bought Leylands House and Delph House which will be redeveloped into 190 high specification apartments. Arran... View Article

Highgate Conservation Area gets a modern makeover

pH+ architects have received planning permission to transform an existing mixed-use building in the Highgate Conservation Area. The project retains and enhances a Victorian façade on Archway Road while creating a truly modern development behind. The shop will remain for... View Article

BEC saddles up for project at new global design facility

Built Environment Consulting is celebrating after successfully completing the full design of the mechanical, electrical and plumbing services at Royal Enfield’s new research and development facility at Bruntingthorpe in Leicestershire. Formal planning permission has now been granted for Royal Enfield’s parent company Eicher to build... View Article

Westrock brings in build to rent management ahead of national launch

Westrock has appointed the residential management operator LIV on four of its schemes ahead of next month’s unveiling of Britain’s first national build-to-rent brand. LIV will manage lettings, move-ins, on-site concierge, communal facilities and handle general building/estate management  across  Westrock’s properties located in Bedford, Bracknell,... View Article

First new homes at Wembley Park since 2010 nearing completion

The first phase of  North West Village, a residential development next to Wembley Park, has just seen the final allocation of one, two and three bedroom apartments released to the market. Developer Quintain said the new homes at Emerald Gardens were due to be... View Article

Wallbarn to launch decking and green roof systems at Ecobuild

Wallbarn is launching 2 new products at Ecobuild 2016 – iDecking EasyClick and our new M-Tray® modular green roof system, iDecking EasyClick is the revolutionary way to fit top quality decking. These decking boards are manufactured with grooves on the underside, designed to... View Article

Planning submitted for North Yorkshire homes

GMI Property and Daniel Gath Homes have submitted a planning application to Hambleton District Council for the creation of 60 new homes in Easingwold, North Yorkshire. The application seeks to transform a 6 acre part-brownfield site into 60 new homes to support... View Article

Idom Merebrook appointed to major mixed-use Bradford building

Idom Merebrook  has been appointed by Pinnacle (Bradford) Ltd to manage the outlined design for all mechanical and electrical building services for The Xchange building in Bradford. The building, a 1960s office block previously known as Arndale House, sits at the heart... View Article

Ebbsfleet homes given the green light

Redrow Homes has been given the go ahead by planners to start work on the first phase of homes at Ebbsfleet Green, Kent, part of the UK’s first garden city in a hundred years. The Kent-based homebuilder will deliver 180 homes on... View Article