Tag: regeneration



Road to Wigan Pier regeneration cleared as Developer is confirmed

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Posted on 7 January, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

Its name is known to many thanks to George Orwell’s 1937 book about working class life in the north of England, The Road to Wigan Pier. But today the area is a step closer to a major regeneration scheme after a developer was chosen to transform the canal... Read More

Developers “Confident” Over City’s Regeneration Plans

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Posted on 5 January, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News, Commercial Developments

A West Midlands council says it has received an "enthusiastic" response from developers after it appealed for city centre regeneration proposals. Wolverhampton Council invited regional and national companies to put forward outline plans for the revival of... Read More

Peel floats its own Wirral Waters Scheme

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Posted on 2 January, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Two more large scale projects have been unveiled for the Wirral Waters scheme, the multi-billion pound Peel Group regeneration vision for Merseyside's Wirral Peninsula. The first is being proposed by Peel itself — the real estate and transport group... Read More

Kettering Firm awarded HCA Land Contract

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Posted on 26 December, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) — the Government's non-departmental regeneration and housing fund provider — has hired a Northamptonshire firm of chartered surveyors to manage its agricultural holdings. Kettering-based property and business... Read More

New Year start for £52m Warrington Retail Revival

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Posted on 19 December, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Planners have given the go-ahead for the revamp of a Cheshire town centre. Work on the £52m scheme to regenerate the retail heart of Warrington will start early next year. To be completed in two construction stages, the Bridge Street Quarter... Read More

Birmingham HS2 Master Plan wins Prestigious Award

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Posted on 2 December, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Birmingham council's own planners have snapped up a prestigious new award for a city centre master plan designed to maximise the potential of the HS2 network. Produced entirely in-house by Birmingham City Council’s planning and regeneration... Read More

Historic Mill Conversion takes Dean Clough Regeneration into New Phase

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Posted on 28 November, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments, Top Properties

One of Britain's biggest business communities — housed in what was once the world biggest carpet factory — is to get another 75,000 sq ft of office space. Work will start next month  to convert that last two derelict mills on the 22-acre... Read More

Work to begin on stalled Stratford Retail and Leisure Scheme

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Posted on 6 November, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

During the recession, a number of development schemes around the country stalled due to a lack of funding. Now, as the recovery continues to intensify, a growing number of these projects are restarting, including a £30 million retail and leisure development... Read More

Cardiff Central Square to become Gateway to Wales

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Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Cardiff City Council has unveiled a master plan to add more than a million square feet of commercial and retail space to a redesigned Central Square. The ambitious scheme — part of a regeneration partnership between City of Cardiff Council and local... Read More

Developer sought to Breathe Life into Phoenix 10 Site

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Posted on 1 November, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

A private development partner is being sought for a 44-acre brownfield site within the Black Country Enterprise Zone. Walsall Council and the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), which owns the former IMI Copper Works site, have been discussing the... Read More