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Southend-on-Sea Borough Council to deliver 4 units on disused garage sites

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has reached another significant milestone in its delivery of high-quality affordable housing as its Saxon Gardens project has now begun on site. The Project, being delivered by...

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Essex Developers Group sign up to a new Climate Action Charter

In line with UK Government policy and their Net Zero Strategy – Building Back Greener, the Essex Developers Group signed up to  a Developers Climate Action Charter with the four-fold...

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Curo and Swan Housing secure £160m Homes England funding to build more affordable homes

West of England housing association Curo and Essex-based Swan Housing Association have secured a new strategic partnership with Homes England to build more affordable homes. Curo and Swan will receive...

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Swan Housing Association appoints new Chair of Board

Swan Housing Association today confirmed that Pat Billingham will take up the post of Chair of the Board, with effect from 1 October 2021 when Swan’s existing Chair, Valerie Owen...

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Green Homes Grant delivery success in Essex

Essex County Council has been working in partnership with eleven of the county’s city, district and borough councils – Basildon, Braintree, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Colchester, Epping Forest, Harlow, Maldon, Rochford,...

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Moat’s Chief Executive to retire

Elizabeth Austerberry, Moat’s Chief Executive of nine years, has announced her decision to retire next year. Elizabeth, who joined Moat at the beginning of 2013, will step down from her...

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Thurrock Council approve 173 much-needed new homes

Thurrock Council has reached a significant milestone as planning permission is granted for 173 new homes in South Ockendon to help to meet the demand for new high quality and...

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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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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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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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