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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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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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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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New Construction Careers Guide!

Working collaboratively with industry and the Essex Developer's Group, the Essex Employment and Skills Board launched a brand new ‘Ultimate Essex Construction Careers Guide’, with 50 copies mailed directly to...

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Housing and Planning professionals discussed innovation in housing and what housing might look like in 2050 at their annual autumn conference. Developers, contractors, consultants, local housing companies, housing associations, Essex...

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Birketts, Moat and Strutt & Parker sponsored the Housing Essex Conference this year at Orsett Hall Hotel on 22 November. Birketts is a full service, top 75 UK law firm, based in...

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The Essex Employment and Skills Board has supported two successful Essex bids for on-site training hubs as part of a share of the £22m Construction Skills Fund, administered by the...

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People have moved into fabulous new apartments on the former Southend College site in Southend-on-Sea

Residents from the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s waiting list were allocated 16 of the new 2 bedroomed apartments for rent and the remaining 40 are being sold on a shared ownership...

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Essex Homelessness Trailblazers shortlisted for LGC Award

Essex Trailblazers a collaboration between Essex CC, 12 Districts and the 2 Unitary Councils has been successfully shortlisted In the Housing Initiative Category at the LGC 2019 awards. LGC launched...

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Laindon’s long wait is over

Swan Housing Association and the Laindon Shopping Centre regeneration partners celebrate the official ground break as works begin on Laindon Place. Swan Housing Association and partners are delighted to have...

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