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30/10/20

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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29/10/20

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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29/10/20

Birketts’ latest webinar on housebuilding and COVID-19

Birketts has held the latest in its highly regarded series of Housebuilder seminars. Steven Kay, Head of Housebuilder Sector Group, hosted the webinar with speakers Tom Newcombe, Head of the...

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23/10/20

30 partners from local authorities and housing associations participate in a packed workshop on How to Accelerate Housing Delivery across South Essex.

Yesterday we were really pleased to see over 30 partners from local authorities and housing associations participate in a packed workshop on How to Accelerate Housing Delivery across South Essex....

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23/10/20

Willmott Dixon targets its buildings to be net zero carbon in use by 2030 and supply chain to be zero carbon by 2040

Willmott Dixon is targeting that all new build and refurbishment projects delivered from 2030 will be net zero carbon in operation under its new 2030 sustainable development strategy, ‘Now or...

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22/10/20

CHP building 74 affordable homes on derelict site in Braintree

Essex-based housing association CHP is transforming a derelict brownfield site in the centre of Braintree into 74 new high-quality affordable homes. The East Street development is CHP’s largest land-led scheme...

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09/10/20

Industry discusses the impact of potential planning reforms on garden communities

Industry discusses the impact of potential planning reforms on garden communities The Building Garden Communities programme, in partnership with SELEP (South East Local Enterprise Partnership), Essex Developers Group and Kent...

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10/07/20

Stronger together: Colne and Greenfields launch bigger, better, bolder housing association

A trailblazing new housing association for the East of England has been formed following the merger of two Essex-based affordable homes providers. On July 1 2020, Colne Housing and Greenfields...

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04/03/20

First East of England Exchange to Take Place in Copenhagen

The inaugural East of England Exchange has been announced to Copenhagen in Denmark September 2021. The Exchange will focus on the themes of social housing, housing design and delivery. The...

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10/02/20

New Directors start roles at CHP

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Essex-based housing association CHP is delighted to announce three new appointments to its senior team. Rachel Hadley joins the organisation as People and Communications Director, a newly-created role. Rachel brings...

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