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27/07/21

Experts debate how garden communities can build back beautiful

Key players in the development of garden communities have discussed the impact of new measures introduced by government to put people and beauty at the heart of the planning process...

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11/06/21

A new ‘Ready to Rent’ video is launched by the South Essex Housing Group

Basildon, Castle Point, Rochford and Thurrock Councils private housing services have launched a new basic private tenant awareness video, which has information and advice about renting in the private sector....

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18/05/21

Close Brothers: Supporting new homes in the fastest growing County of Essex

The only way might not be Essex, but is it the best way? Well, it certainly looks that way. With Manuden, Stock and Ingatestone being named as some of the...

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18/05/21

Start on-site for first phase of £1bn Purfleet Town Centre Regeneration

Work has started on Phase 1A, the first phase of the £1bn Purfleet Centre Regeneration scheme. This phase will deliver 61 homes and is due for completion in March 2023....

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18/05/21

Developers Group Chairs meet Minister of State for Housing

Developers Group Chairs from SELEP area of Essex, Kent and East Sussex met with The Rt Hon Christopher Pincher MP to discuss housing recovery on 25 February. The positive meeting...

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18/05/21

£500m+ Better Queensway regeneration receives planning approval for hybrid application

Porters Place Southend-on-Sea LLP has received the green light for the long awaited Better Queensway regeneration project, following approval of its ‘hybrid’ planning application at the council’s development control committee...

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26/04/21

Planning permission submitted for 233 new homes in Basildon

A planning application has been submitted by Sempra Homes for 233 new homes on a disused car park close to Basildon town centre.  The development on the site known as...

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01/04/21

Building Garden Communities will be the future for post-pandemic living

Garden Communities can help lead the future of post pandemic living was the message echoed by architects, builders, developers and local authorities as at the Building Garden Communities Conference on...

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30/03/21

Braintree regeneration to provide housing for first time buyers and social renters

New apartments being built in Braintree town centre will soon be sold and allocated as affordable homes. The homes are being built by Braintree District Council as part of the...

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05/03/21

Essex homeowners offered £10,000 to ‘go green’ and save on bills

Up to 80 Essex homeowners are being offered the chance to warm their homes for less and help tackle climate change through the government’s Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery...

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