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29/11/22

Lower Thames Crossing plans accepted for examination

Yesterday (28 November 2022), the Government’s independent planning authority, the Planning Inspectorate, confirmed it has accepted National Highway’s application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) for detailed examination of the...

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The Essex Housing Awards 2022, in association with Birketts, have announced the winners of this year’s awards, celebrating their outstanding innovation, steadfastness and exceptional sense of community. The award ceremony...

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14/10/22

Lower Thames Crossing Carbon Academy at heart of plans to futureproof skills

National Highways has today (13 October 2022) announced a digital Carbon Academy as part of a new strategy to give local people and businesses work and training on the Lower...

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08/08/22

“UK ‘Property Brothers’ look to aid previous generation in revitalising housebuilding sector”

The Home Builders Federation (HBF) estimates that 80% of SME housebuilders have disappeared in the last 30 years and that up to a third of the current SME housebuilding workforce...

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07/06/22

Essex Developers Group launch their Climate Action Charter making a commitment to become zero carbon by 2030.

With a four-fold aim to: securing global net-zero by mid-century and keep 1.5 degree C within reach, adapting to protect communities and natural habitat, mobilising finance and working together; this...

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Essex Housing Awards, in association with Birketts, is returning for 2022 – once again highlighting the best housing companies, projects and partnerships across the county. This year there are 12...

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10/05/22

Minister for Housing joins Garden Communities Conference

We will be joined at the Building Garden Communities Conference on Tuesday 24 May by Stuart Andrew – Minister of State for Housing. The conference will run from 10am to 5pm at...

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10/05/22

Net zero carbon homes delivered at Saxon Gardens, Southend-on-Sea City Council

Saxon Gardens Southend-on-Sea City Council has recently delivered two net zero carbon homes as part of its Saxon Gardens affordable housing project. The development was delivered by local Essex based...

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06/05/22

Council converting derelict Edwardian house into affordable apartments for local people

A derelict Edwardian property in Crescent Road, Warley, is set to be turned into two affordable two-bedroom apartments with carbon reducing features by Brentwood Borough Council. The project forms part...

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25/04/22

Local Plan adopted by Brentwood Borough Council

A new Local Plan to guide development in the borough up to 2033 was formally adopted by Brentwood Borough Council at a meeting of Extraordinary Council last month (23/03). This...

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