Whitechapel Vision nominated for national award

New plans to regenerate the Whitechapel area have been recognised at the 2014 national Planning Awards. Whitechapel Vision will rejuvenate the area with new town centre uses, public spaces, and activity stretching across both sides of the Whitechapel Road and... View Article

Cost saving luxury for Jubilee

Birchcastle Homes has specified Marley Eternit’s Duo Edgemere slates for a select development of luxury homes in Wantage. The tiles were used to give a natural slate look to the roofs of the seven town houses at Jubilee Gardens, while... View Article

A striking change

A family in Chorlton are now living in the home of their dreams after their dated 1920’s bungalow was given a stunning, modern redesign by Raynes Architecture. The brief was to create something that is fully accessible to all, without... View Article

ISG takes £7.2 million Home Group Scheme in Watford

ISG has been appointed by affordable housing provider Home Group to build a multi-million pound development of new homes and retail units in in the heart of Watford town centre. The £7.2 million scheme will regenerate a strategic area on... View Article

New homes in Cheshire in the running for award

With two of the homebuilder’s designs vying for the title of best new build home in the Northern Design Awards, North West buyers can be assured of the quality offered by Elan Homes. The Farnham at Gosling Park in Croft and... View Article

Construction students get up close and personal with Encon

Students at a construction academy are being helped with materials by Encon Insulation. Students with the largest provider of construction training in the East Midlands are getting a little help with their studies from specialist distributor Encon Insulation. The company... View Article

Redrow’s Lymington Shores is a winner

Redrow’s prestigious Lymington Shores development in Hampshire has been honoured in this year’s UK Property Awards. The waterfront scheme was one of five Redrow developments to scoop prizes at a gala awards ceremony in London. Lymington Shores was Highly Commended... View Article

Leyland Trucks names team for renovation project

Leyland Trucks has appointed Conlon Construction to undertake a renovation project its headquarters at Lancashire Business Park, in Farington, Leyland, Lancashire. Designed by architectural and planning consultancy practice, Cassidy + Ashton, the 52-week project of an undisclosed sum will provide... View Article

Benoy wins International Design Competition for Greenland GIC

Benoy, the award-winning firm of Masterplanners, Architects, Interior and Graphic Designers, has won the international design competition for Greenland Group’s high-profile mixed-use development, Greenland GIC, in Chengdu’s city centre. Shortlisted and eventually announced the winner, Benoy has been appointed the... View Article

Lucent gets green light for Lincolnshire Lakes development

Lucent Group (Lucent), the strategic site assembly and land development specialist, announced that it has secured outline planning permission from North Lincolnshire Council to develop two new villages at Lincolnshire Lakes. The North Lincolnshire Council Planning Committee approved the proposals... View Article

Consent granted for 251 new homes at Bicester

Planners have given the green light to 251 new homes at Bicester. Persimmon Homes aims to start work on the site, to be known as The Oaks @ Kingsmere, towards the end of the year following approval by Cherwell District... View Article

Housebuilder secures land in Bishops Itchington

One of the UK’s leading house builders has successfully secured an 11.5 acre site in the Warwickshire village of Bishops Itchington. Persimmon Homes South Midlands purchased the development site, off Gaydon Road, after securing planning permission to build 81 much-needed... View Article