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Essex Developers Group & South Essex Housing Officers Group

12th December 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Swan Nu Living’s offices, Tramway House 3 Tramway Avenue Stratford London E15 4PN


EDG & SEHG Agenda 12 December 2019

Minutes past and present

SEHG 24 September

EDG 1 October

EDG & SEHG 12 December

Presentations from meeting

South Essex Construction Training Academy (SECTA) – how to get involved

Harlow and Gilston Park Garden Town 

New Members’ information

Kind & Company – Overview

Kind & Company – Housing Construction

Emergency Services Collaboration Group – Introduction & key objectives


12th December 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


E15 4PN
Swan Nu-Living
London, London E15 4PN United Kingdom
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Affordable housing

A resume of national trends, local house prices, affordability and market indicators.

Asset management

Managing assets effectively is crucial to the operations of local authorities, registered providers and private landlords in meeting their strategic goals particularly in relation increasing value and maintaining stock.

Construction Skills

Working with the Essex Employment and Skills Board to continue to invest in the local skills pipeline and training provision.

Evidence base

Having a robust evidence base is key to securing a sound local plan and for making a convincing case for funding to support essential infrastructure. 

Funding opportunities

A range of funding opportunities exist for EDG and SEHG partners from the Government to support housing growth and related services.

Greater Essex Planning Protocol

Together, local authorities, developers and infrastructure providers are vital to the delivery of quality, sustainable development: this Protocol is our shared commitment.

Housing Quality & Design

Collaborating to improve the quality of housing development in Essex through establishment of a pan-Essex innovation and quality project.

Housing Recovery

Partnership's ongoing response to housing recovery during the Covid-19 pandemic and some key interventions.

Nominations, allocations & lettings

The South Essex Housing Group set up an Allocations Sub Group to develop a Sub-Regional Nomination Agreement Best Practice Guide.

Older People's Housing & Healthy Living

The population of Essex is ageing. What is needed is a wide range of housing types across all tenures, including accessible and adaptable general needs retirement housing.

Preventing Homelessness

Preventing homelessness remains a key priority both nationally and across Essex.

Private Rented Sector

Key evidence was submitted by South Essex Housing Group to the New Rugg Review covering the state of the local private rented sector, associated problems / obstacles and solutions that have or are being considered to resolve them.

Strategic Planning and Garden Communities

Partners are working together on agreeing the overall housing requirement forming part of a wider evidence base to support Local Plans and investment in infrastructure. The potential for new garden settlements are also being explored across Essex.

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