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

Work starts to build new affordable homes in Northumberland

A new multi-million pound housing development to deliver much-needed affordable homes for local people in Hexham is underway. Two Castles Housing Association, working alongside Esh Property Services as part of the Hadrian Development Solutions Partnership, has started work to build... View Article

Hundreds of affordable homes to be built in Croydon

Building work has begun on more than 800 affordable homes in Croydon – one of the highest rates in London. They will be completed and ready to house more than 2,000 people in the next 18 months. The homes are located across... View Article

Hanham Hall picks up national design award

Barratt’s innovative Hanham Hall development in Bristol is celebrating another award – this time for its outstanding design. The development has won the Richard Feilden Completed Project award at the prestigious 2014 Housing Design Awards. Barratt Bristol’s managing director Richard... View Article

£2.1 million funding secures 106 affordable homes

Ashford leads the way in building affordable homes in the county. Not only are four out of every ten affordable homes built in the county built in the borough of Ashford, but the borough council leads the way in successfully... View Article