PM paves way for next generation of council houses

04/10/2018

The Prime Minister has cleared the way for a surge in council house building by announcing plans to lift the housing borrowing cap on councils. It means local authorities will be able to take on big loans against the value of their housing stock to fund ambitious council house building plans.

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Ford Dagenham redevelopment plans approved

01/10/2018

The Greater London Authority has granted planning approval for a development of up to 3,000 new homes in Dagenham, east London.

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Plan for 125m Birmingham Jewellery Quarter scheme

01/10/2018

The £125m development, known as the St Paul’s Quarter, will consist of more than 320 flats and shops and restaurants across 20 individual buildings of between two and five storeys.

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May pledges 2bn long-term funding for affordable homes

21/09/2018

Prime Minister Theresa May has promised housing associations £2bn worth of long-term funding for affordable housing.

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Construction industry urged to go plastic-free

21/09/2018

Major construction companies are starting to push single-use plastic free workforces by handing out reusable water bottles, as well as removing all plastic cups next to water coolers.

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Wembley Way is getting a whole new look

14/09/2018

The iconic approach to Wembley Stadium familiar to Cup Final spectators over the years, is getting a whole new look. The ramp is being replaced by a new piazza with shops, cafés and bars leading to a set of steps in front of the stadium itself.

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Celebrate the industry with #loveconstruction

14/09/2018

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has launched an initiative designed to improve the public’s perception of the construction industry.

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123m Bristol Arena plans cut for 300m mixed-use scheme

06/09/2018

Long-running plans to build a £123m arena in Bristol have been officially scrapped by the city council in favour of pursuing a mixed housing, hotel and conference centre scheme on the Temple Island site.

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19m Fit-out for First UK nhow Hotel

05/09/2018

A £19m contract has been awarded to deliver the fit-out for the UK’s first nhow hotel.  The Spanish cosmopolitan hotel chain is to open the first project in Shoreditch.

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North London Walthamstow town centre revamp go-ahead

30/08/2018

Planning has been gained to transform Walthamstow town centre in north east London, extending the local shopping centre and building 500 new homes in high-rise blocks.

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