A £7.45million loan from the Government’s Home Building Fund has been agreed to boost the number of new homes being built in Birmingham in a bid to reach targets for residential building.
Plans for the £17.4m regeneration of Welsh Streets in Liverpool’s Toxteth area have been announced by Plus Dane Housing and the city council.
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.
A £100m city centre residential scheme on the site of a former swimming baths has been submitted for approval by planners.
Camborne Land Investments’ Kent Street Baths scheme is for 500 apartments in the southside area of Birmingham.
The proposed £80m regeneration of Leicester’s Waterside area has taken an important step forward.
A compulsory purchase order (CPO) granted by Secretary of State has given Leicester City Council the go-ahead to acquire all remaining land and property in the 7.3 hectare site earmarked for the first phase of the Waterside redevelopment.
The Glass Works development scheme in Barnsley has received planning permission for the next phase of the 3.8 hectare project – which will see a 13-screen cinema and ten pin bowling alley constructed in town centre.
The £130m development scheme funded by Barnsley Council is set to transform the heart of the town centre.
The dramatic transformation of 125 acres of former docklands into a “creativity district” as part of a wider masterplan for North Liverpool, generating in excess of 2,500 new jobs, will take a step closer to reality next week.
A report will go to Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet next Friday (September 29) seeking approval for the draft Ten Streets Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF) to go out to public consultation.
The Quarry Hill area of Leeds is to be re-branded SOYO as part of a £300m transformational scheme designed to create a new cultural quarter and neighbourhood.
Wetherby-based Caddick Developments last night revealed their regeneration plans behind the six acre Quarry Hill site to establish a place to live, work and be entertained in Leeds.
Shares in housing regeneration specialist Galliford Try soared after it said its profits this year would be ahead of expectations.
The protesters came with trumpets and flags, banging saucepans as they approached Haringey town hall.
Construction contracts on major regeneration and infrastructure projects have shifted from being highly concentrated on London and the South-east to a more even spread across the country.
Getting more people on to the housing ladder is now front and centre of the changed domestic political agenda – and radical solutions are required to tackle the supply shortage. Theresa May last week made her view crystal clear: high housing costs lay behind decreasing social mobility, falling savings and low productivity.
THE first phase of a £300m regeneration scheme in Wigan Borough has been given the go-ahead.
Wigan Council’s planning committee has given the green light for the first part of the North Leigh Park regeneration scheme.
It will deliver 162 high quality new homes off Nel Pan Lane as well as a new access point, green open spaces and wildlife corridors.
OWNER Benson Elliot has unveiled its timetable for the £40m regeneration of the Fishergate Shopping Centre in Preston.. The revitalisation programme, which will be one of the largest private sector investments in the city centre for more than two decades aimed at bringing the shopping centre into the 21st century, is set to be discussed by planners within weeks.
Some of the UK’s most rundown housing estates will be replaced with attractive and safe homes with a new fund for regeneration projects, it has been announced.
Prime Minister David Cameron released details of what he called a comprehensive approach to estate regeneration with the creation of a new £140 million fund.
A MAJOR city centre regeneration scheme is in the works for Sheffield.
The £250m scheme from developers and investors Urbo Regeneration have appointed planning consultancy HOW to lead the scheme forward.
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