A brownfield development site in Nottingham which agents say will “regenerate the area and give residents the opportunity to live on the doorstep of a nature reserve” is up for sale.
Acting on behalf of CDP Marshall, Davies Harrison Real Estate has sold 6.65 acres of residential development land in Hyde to Bellway Homes for an undisclosed sum.
An early masterplan for the future of land surrounding a West Yorkshire water treatment works is set to be unveiled today, which includes plans to build homes and industrial units.
Brownfield regeneration and property investment specialist Harworth has snapped up four sites totalling 299 acres in a deals worth a combined £45m.
Plans for a residential led mixed use scheme including a new multi-storey car park in Altrincham, Greater Manchester have been approved.
At least one million homes could be built on brownfield land, with more than two-thirds of them deliverable within five years.
The first phase of a £140m brownfield development scheme in East Leeds has got underway.
GS Property Holdings has bought a 4.86-acre Leicester city centre development site.
The land at Abbey Meadows consists of a brownfield site with an outline planning permission for residential development.
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has made a £3.7m grant to Telford & Wrekin Council to kick-start a number of housing scheme in the borough.
The award is significant because it is the first made to a non-constituent member of the combined authority – which comprises the metropolitan areas of Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell and Dudley.
The money will allow building on previously-used derelict land to start, which in turn will lead to the construction of 540 new homes.
Plans to deliver a new £50m retail, leisure and office scheme on Yorkshire’s ‘largest ever brownfield development’ creating 700 new jobs, have been given the green light.
The scheme for the 740-acre Waverley site in Rotherham, just off junction 33 of the M1, would deliver over 190,000 sq ft of mixed-use space.
According to new research among property developers, releasing more publicly owned brownfield land for development is the biggest opportunity arising from the government’s recently launched housing white paper.
Housing and planning minister Gavin Barwell has announced that local authorities across England will now have to produce and maintain up-to-date registers listing all brownfield sites available for housing.
The registers will be available to the public and the aim of them is to help house builders identify suitable brownfield sites for development.
The government has anounced that it has given councils new tools to speed up development of derelict and underused land for new homes.
Housing and Planning Minister Gavin Barwell announced that local authorities across the country will now have to produce and maintain up-to-date, publicly available registers of brownfield sites available for housing locally.
Leeds brownfield sites have been identified to enable 20,000 new homes to be delivered in the city by 2028.
84 sites in the six separate zones have been highlighted for development, as Leeds City Council takes a “proactive role” in encouraging funders and developers to invest in city infrastructure.
Property investors Harworth Group are fundraising via a share placing for £27.8m to support its growth.
The brownfield developer wants to accelerate the growth of its land portfolio.
It is placing 29.2m shares at a price of 95p per placing share which it hopes will raise proceeds of around £27.8m.
SEVERAL sites in Greater Manchester and Lancashire are among the first starter homes to be built on brownfield sites across the country under the Government’s £1.2bn initiative.
The homes in Bury, Trafford, Stockport and South Ribble will be backed with financial support to help more first-time buyers into homes ownership under plans announced by Housing Minister Gavin Barwell.
A £20M brownfield site in Wolverhampton is ready for construction work following an intensive programme of remediation and demolition.
The work on the site at Wednesfield Way, next to the Bentley Bridge retail park, has been completed by developer Stoford.
The start of work has also been boosted by planning permission from Wolverhampton City Council.
Development land prices for greenfield land in England dipped in 2015, while prices in prime central London remained broadly flat, but urban brownfield site values, particularly in key regional cities, rose strongly during the year.
After rising by 50% in the four years to September 2015, prime central London development land prices are starting to ease, falling by 2.7% over the last six months, according to the residential land development index from Knight Frank.
It means that development land prices in the prime central London market has dipped for two quarters in a row while values for greenfield land overall in England are down for the fifth consecutive quarter.
A massive programme of development of railway stations and surrounding land will deliver thousands of new homes, the UK government has announced.
Up to 10,000 homes are to be built around rail stations and three local authorities have come forward with ambitious proposals for the first sites which aim to revitalise town centres.
A new agreement between Network Rail and the Homes and Communities Agency will see them working with local councils to trail blaze development opportunities across England’s railway stations for housing and businesses.
Surplus industrial land around the historic Royal Docks in London is to be released for new home building under proposals put forward for consultation by the city’s Mayor
In the 19th and early 20th centuries, the Royal Docks in East London were at the very heart of London's commercial success, acting as a hive of industry and attracting trade and people from all over the world.
The Mayor’s vision is to restore the Royal Docks to its former glory and the area is currently enjoying an incredible transformation. Chinese developer ABP has secured planning permission for a large financial and business district at Royal Albert Dock with work starting later this year alongside two new hotels which are already underway.
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