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133 project were approved by the Government supporting the delivery of 200,000 homes nationally from the Housing Infrastructure Fund. Successful bids under the Marginal Viability round in Essex were in...

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20/06/18

First council homes handed over in 25 years

The four two-bedroom homes - built as part of Basildon Council’s ambitious New Homes Programme - were handed over in Quendon Road, Basildon earlier in the year. Through the Programme,...

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25/04/18

Galliford Try Partnerships – Case study

Regeneration specialist Galliford Try Partnerships, announces its South East business has signed two new contracts worth a combined £155 million, including the division’s largest-ever standalone contract at Great Eastern Quays....

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Thurrock Council’s wholly owned company, Thurrock Regeneration Limited (formerly known as Gloriana) recently delivered its first development of a 128 homes in Tilbury. The development on the old St Chad’s...

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01/03/18

More jobs, more homes: Latest news from Swan’s new factory

Swan Housing Association recently opened their new factory in Basildon, where they will build over 500 precision engineered, modular homes for the regeneration of the Craylands Estate in Basildon. Up...

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Delegates from the public, private and voluntary sector attended an event in Basildon recently to learn more about the future of Basildon’s housing. The draft Housing Strategy focuses on four...

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20/12/17

Basildon’s Award winning Emergency Night Shelter

Volunteers from the successful Basildon Emergency Night Shelter (BENS) have been praised at a special awards ceremony (see photo right). The pop-up winter night shelter was introduced last year for...

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20/12/17

Carnarvon Road, Southend

Estuary are also currently on site with 56 new homes in Southend. The homes are being constructed in partnership with Hollybrook Limited and will include 2 bedroom apartments for Affordable...

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20/12/17

CASE STUDY – Build to Rent

Legal & General has broken ground at Blackhorse Mills, its North East London Build to Rent (BTR) scheme which will bring around 440 new homes to Walthamstow and is one...

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10/12/17

#Timeforchange at Laindon!

Earlier this year, Swan Housing Association’s plans to deliver the long-awaited retail-led regeneration of the Laindon Shopping Centre were given the green light. Basildon Council’s Planning Committee voted unanimously to...

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