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[13 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

David Cameron and Nick Clegg have announced that housing developments no longer need to include a certain number of council houses. They said that planning permission can now be given to developments and sustainable buildings that have no low-cost houses. However, the plans have been immediately criticised by councils who complained that the money raised […]

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[22 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Plans have been submitted to the council for the construction of a 5,750-home garden suburb at Ashford in Kent, planningresource.co.ukreports. The masterplan, which will be constructed at the Chilmington Green site, proposes the homes will be arranged into three neighbourhoods with a high street, secondary school, four primary schools and a green space. Development of […]

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[19 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Henderson Global has secured planning permission to convert its 19-storey Hagley Road offices in Birmingham into an apartment block, reportsconstructionenquirer.com. It will now be able to construct a new hotel or student accommodation building on the car park of the existing site. Image source Development of 180 luxury homes The No.1 Hagley Road building in the […]

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[17 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Plans for the first houses to be constructed as part of the £1.5 billion regeneration of Elephant & Castle have been submitted, bdonline.co.ukreports. Architect dRMM has compiled a planning application which details proposals for 235 new homes on a site next to the Heyside Estate in south London. Developer Lend Lease has submitted the plans […]

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[24 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]

Plans for London’s new US embassy building have been submitted, despite leaving parties from both nations divided, thelondondailynews.comreports. Hailed an ‘environmentally-conscious glass cube’, the building has been designed by US architect, Kieran Timberlake and proposals include three security ‘check point’ pavilions, landscaped gardens and a semi-moat. These elements, a statement said, should serve to… “create […]