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Read about our latest news and member developments

19/07/19

Training supports professionals as the Right to Build legislation bites in October

Two training events by the Right to Build Task Force will support a range of housing professionals in the run up to the Right to Build Day on October 30....

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Essex Prevents is the homelessness workstream of Essex Vision. The partnership is a sector wider partnership made up of the: Districts, Essex County Council, Voluntary Sector, Police & Fire Commissioners,...

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14/05/19

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council unveil latest phase of affordable housing development

A new collection of 12 flats and 3 houses have been unveiled by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council as the latest phase of a social housing building programme. The 15 affordable rented...

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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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