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

Planning ganted for 580 homes in West Lancashire

IBI Group’s plans for 580 homes on a 100-acre site at Yew Tree Farm, Burscough, West Lancashire have been given the green light. The development will help to address the housing shortage in West Lancashire and will include affordable homes... View Article

Plans submitted for eight homes in Angus village

Affordable housing provider Carling Property Group wants to build eight homes for over-55s in the Angus village of Inverkeilor. Plans submitted last week to Angus Council are for new-build terraced one-storey homes on half an acre of land behind the... View Article

Over 30 new homes to be built in Wavendon

Mears New Homes has been awarded a new contract to deliver a mixed tenure development of 34 new homes for Lea Valley Developments, at The Gables, Lower End Road, Wavendon, Milton Keynes. The development will create a fully integrated and... View Article

Potential Perth and Kinross developers urged to act now

Property consultants Bidwells is encouraging residents, landowners and potential developers to make representations regarding Perth and Kinross’s Local Development Plan before the public consultation ends on 16 March. The Council is asking for residents and businesses to share their views on how the... View Article

Winner of the WAN Residential Award 2015 announced

French architects Babin+Renaud won the WAN Residential Award 2015 for the Aluminum Tip project. The winner was selected from six shortlisted projects that were chosen by the WAN jury panel of industry leaders including Richard Doone, Director of Doone Silver Architects, James Everitt, Director of... View Article

Zehnder takes part in Manchester residential building refurb

The refurbishment of 32 flats and 6 bungalows at Erneley Close, Longsight, Manchester was part of Eastlands Homes’ £180 million decent homes programme and is the UK’s first large-scale Passive House retrofit. The objective was to achieve the PassivHaus EnerPHit Standard of... View Article

Housing development in rural parish built to Passive House standards

Passive House developments are required to be energy efficient, comfortable and affordable, so it was essential that a quality heat recovery (MVHR) ventilation system was specified, enabling the properties to meet stringent energy performance criteria and achieve a comfortable all-year-round indoor climate.... View Article

McBaines Cooper architect decorates new homes in Hemel Hempstead

An imaginatively designed development of homes will be giving local families a much-needed opportunity to get on the housing ladder. Hightown Housing Association’s Park Lane development will include 15 two-and-three bedroom homes – some detached, some semi-detached and some in... View Article