Consent granted for 850 new homes in Bradwell

Planners have given the green light to 850 new homes at Bradwell, on the outskirts of Great Yarmouth. Persimmon Homes aims to start work on the site, on Beccles Road, early in September, following approval by the Great Yarmouth Borough... View Article

NCC to construct 150 new apartments in Aarhus

NCC has been commissioned by the project development company Bricks to construct 150 apartments in the new Frederiks Plads area in Aarhus, Denmark. The order is worth SEK 285 million. NCC has been commissioned by Bricks to build 150 two... View Article

Housebuilder launches new site at Kingswood Park

Work has started a new 20 acre housing development off Richmond Way in Kingswood, Hull. Persimmon Homes will be building 44 new properties as part of its first phase of a £45 million development which will ultimately bring 340 homes... View Article

Barking’s new model housing

The UK’s first wholly private-financed council housing scheme, in the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham, has been designed to exploit the latest off-site manufacturing techniques. Stephen Cousins reports With cash-strapped councils across the UK struggling to deliver enough social... View Article

Planning permission granted for Archway Tower re-clad

Essential Living has welcomed the decision by the Planning Inspectorate to grant planning permission for the recladding of one of London’s most hated tower blocks. Archway Tower in north London is to be converted from an unused, derelict 1960s office... View Article

Council buys old car park site to build new homes

As part of the regeneration of one of the borough’s main district centres, the council has completed the purchase of a former car park in South Norwood to build new homes. A planning application is due to be submitted for... View Article