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Thurrock Council wins opportunity to take part in housing development pilot

Thurrock Council is one of only three UK councils to be successfully selected to test a new pilot scheme aimed at unlocking development opportunities for delivering much-needed housing with small...

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Working with SME House Builders to accelerate housing delivery across South Essex

 Yesterday (28/01) we were really pleased to see over 10 SME house builders at our workshop on How to Accelerate Housing Delivery across South Essex.  Over the next 5 years...

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New Development Church Close – Castle Point

Castle Borough Council has successful developed a new site for housing. The former garage site in Church Close, Canvey Island, had suffered from anti-social behaviour and was in poor condition...

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New development completed in Westcliff-on-Sea

Work on a development of 16 new homes in Westcliff-on-Sea has now been completed. The Westcliffs, which has been built by Sanctuary Homes, provides a mix of one and two-bedroom...

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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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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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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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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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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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