Prime Place to develop Sevenoaks office site into residential

Prime Place, Willmott Dixon’s residential development business, has agreed to acquire Tubs Hill House in Sevenoaks from Development Securities and convert the commercial premises into high quality residential apartments. This deal adds to the company’s growing development portfolio following agreement... View Article

GL Hearn advising on 4,000 new homes for Scotland

Property consultancy GL Hearn has recently ramped up its residential consultancy services and is currently providing planning advice on land for 4,000 new homes in Scotland. The Glasgow division of the firm has secured a number of new instructions over... View Article

More affordable homes coming to Hungerford

Work has got under way on a housing development that will bring 15 new affordable homes to Hungerford. The new homes – 11 for Affordable Rent and four for Shared Ownership – are being built on the site of the... View Article

£100 million investment for Selly Oak

A landmark property deal that will create hundreds of stunning new homes at the former Selly Oak Hospital site gets the go-ahead. Developer Persimmon Homes South Midlands and the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have exchanged contracts on a... View Article

Domestic abuse project shortlisted for national award

Bath-based housing and support organisation Curo has been shortlisted for the UK Housing Awards 2015 for their work tackling domestic abuse. The awards, which recognise outstanding work by housing organisations to improve the lives of people in their communities, are... View Article

Bellway starts building for Nine Elms

Work has started on site at Bellway Homes Thames Gateway’s latest development, The Residence, part of the major Nine Elms regeneration scheme. The five star developer has begun the demolition of the Christie’s Auctioneers storage facilities to make way for... View Article

Architect’s home wins sustainability award

The Birmingham office of civil and structural engineers Thomasons has won a regional Structural Award from the Institution of Structural Engineers for its role in designing a highly sustainable family home – ‘Home4Self’ – in partnership with Axis Design Architects.... View Article

Proving that Passivhaus has a place in UK new property construction

Located in West London, Octavia’s Sulgrave Gardens combines the most comprehensive standards of energy efficiency and stylish design. This new community comprises of 30 houses, apartments and maisonettes. Built using Passivhaus principles, Sulgrave Gardens is now the largest Passivhaus development... View Article

Goodman starts work on five industrial units in Coventry

Global integrated property group, Goodman, has commenced work on its first project at Lyons Park, Coventry, with the development of five industrial units totalling 214,000 sq ft. Goodman is developing the nine acre plot of land in a joint venture... View Article

Winchester fire station acquired by Bargate Homes

Winchester’s fire station has finally been acquired by Bargate Homes for a residential redevelopment scheme in the heart of the city. The landmark site on North Walls was owned by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, which controls fire service assets,... View Article

Bespoke Staircases at Ecobuild 2015

CANAL Architectural will be exhibiting for the 6th consecutive year at Ecobuild 2015 in March. Being the world’s biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment in both residential and commercial environments, it is proven to be a... View Article

Planning approved for 44 new homes in Ipswich

Planners have given the green light for 44 contemporary new homes at Ravenswood in Ipswich. Premium housebuilder Charles Church secured consent from Ipswich Borough Council for the next phase at its Latitude development at Alnesbourne Crescent, bringing a range of... View Article