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Thurrock Council are aware that the population is ageing rapidly, and that new housing must meet social care needs. This development in Tilbury features 35 dual aspect one- and two-bedroom...

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Thurrock Council's new residential development in Chadwell St Mary, which is due to complete in January 2021 consists of 53 high quality sustainable homes and includes a range of 1,2-...

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06/11/20

First development for new housing association completes ahead of time despite pandemic

Essex's newest housing association has completed its first development ahead of schedule during the pandemic. The first of 34 homes have been completed at the £6.8 million regeneration of Spalding...

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06/11/20

Essex Housing – an autumn update

Like many, 2020 has been an interesting year for Essex Housing - learning to operate virtually, socially distanced site visits, and keeping momentum going on feasibility work, all whilst in...

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30/10/20

One in three people are interested in self build, but being able to finance it remains the biggest barrier.

On Right to Build Day* (30 October) the National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) and the Building Societies Association (BSA) are releasing the findings of new online market research...

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29/10/20

Swan / NU living acquires second factory to expand Modular Housing offer

29th October - Today Swan / NU living announced the acquisition of a 15-year lease of Basildon 117, a newly built 116,841 sq ft industrial unit, opposite their existing modular...

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29/10/20

Birketts’ latest webinar on housebuilding and COVID-19

Birketts has held the latest in its highly regarded series of Housebuilder seminars. Steven Kay, Head of Housebuilder Sector Group, hosted the webinar with speakers Tom Newcombe, Head of the...

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23/10/20

30 partners from local authorities and housing associations participate in a packed workshop on How to Accelerate Housing Delivery across South Essex.

Yesterday we were really pleased to see over 30 partners from local authorities and housing associations participate in a packed workshop on How to Accelerate Housing Delivery across South Essex....

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23/10/20

Willmott Dixon targets its buildings to be net zero carbon in use by 2030 and supply chain to be zero carbon by 2040

Willmott Dixon is targeting that all new build and refurbishment projects delivered from 2030 will be net zero carbon in operation under its new 2030 sustainable development strategy, ‘Now or...

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22/10/20

CHP building 74 affordable homes on derelict site in Braintree

Essex-based housing association CHP is transforming a derelict brownfield site in the centre of Braintree into 74 new high-quality affordable homes. The East Street development is CHP’s largest land-led scheme...

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