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Read about our latest news and member developments

09/04/19

Partners help shape the future of construction skills

The ‘Help Shape the Future of Construction Skills in Greater Essex’ event saw over 55 industry representatives and partners, including FE, come together to review the draft ‘CITB Construction Demand...

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22/03/19

53 affordable houses to rent, Claudian Way – Chadwell St.Mary

United Living has been appointed as the main contractor for the new build development. The new development will provide Thurrock residents with 53 units of affordable housing for rent; comprising...

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22/03/19

New HAPPI scheme, Calcutta Road – Tilbury

Kind & Co has been appointed as the main contractor for the new build development of 35 residential properties for the ‘Over 55’s. The scheme will provide 35 residential units...

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22/03/19

1,600 possible new homes to be built in central Southend

The biggest housing regeneration project in a generation is how the new Better Queensway scheme is being described. Southend-on-Sea Borough Council recently announced Swan Housing Association as their preferred bidder,...

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22/03/19

Homes England loans Swan £30m for Basildon scheme

Homes England has handed Swan Housing Association and Basildon Borough Council £30m to unlock 760 homes. The loan will support the development of over 550 additional homes (110 affordable) at...

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20/03/19

St Chads wins Civic Trust Award

St Chads development in Thurrock wins prestigious Civic Trust Award in March 2019, following success at the Inside Housing Development Awards November 2018 for best residential development (over 71 units)....

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25/02/19

Moat and Energiesprong trial energy saving homes in Essex

We’re pleased to be able to report that work has now started on the five homes in Maldon that have been selected for the Energiesprong project. The 1930’s semi-detached homes...

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21/02/19

New homes set for Hockley

A development of 72 luxury new homes in Hockley has moved a step closer following the granting of planning permission. Beech Grove Homes is expecting to begin work at the...

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12/02/19

Topping out ceremony celebrates new development of 26 homes in Chelmsford moving one step closer to completion

A topping out ceremony was held on 6 February 2019 at Moulsham Lodge to mark the build reaching its highest point and was attended by Cllr Gagan Mohindra, Cabinet Member...

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22/01/19

Council launches StreetLink campaign to encourage people to refer someone sleeping rough

A campaign aimed at encouraging shoppers to refer rough sleepers to help and advice has been launched in Basildon and Billericay. Shoppers in Basildon Town Centre and Billericay High Street...

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