Built Environment Networking Blog: South East News

Infrastructure deals struck on Enfield Council’s £6bn mega development

Enfield Council this week appointed the first contractors to deliver infrastructure works for its flagship £6bn expansion project. A Framework Agreement has been reached with with Vinci Taylor Woodrow, BamNuttall and VolkerFitzpatrick to build the roads, bridges, cycle lanes and parkland, as well as the water, gas and communications networks required to deliver the flagship […]

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London Mayor’s £80m grant paves way for 1500 new homes on former Dagenham car plant

Sadiq Khan today announced a landmark deal to secure more than 1,550 affordable homes on the former Dagenham Stamping Plant car works site in East London. The agreement, which involves an £80m grant from the Mayor’s Affordable Housing Programme, has enabled the Peabody housing association to acquire the 45-acre site from Europa Capital. The mixed-tenure development will provide […]

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U+I win battle to build business park in Kent

Regeneration specialist developer and investor U+I has secured planning consent to transform 30 acres of open green belt land in Kent into a new £225m green business community. This comes after the Secretary of State confirmed he did not wish to call in the application on the development planned for green belt and an Area of […]

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50/50 partner required for £200m Leatherhead town centre overhaul

Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) has opened proceedings on finding a 50/50 construction partner for its £200m scheme to redevelop a huge swathe of Leatherhead town centre. Firms have until April 23rd to register their interest in a mixed-use redevelopment project affecting two pivotal freehold sites – The Swan Centre and Bull Hill. The two […]

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The £1bn vision for a new-look Brighton & Hove

A £1bn scheme to reinvigorate large swathes of Brighton & Hove is in the running to receive financial support from the council. The Beeline is a low-carbon transport and infrastructure project that is promising to breathe new life into three council-owned areas of the city – the marina and surrounding areas, the West Pier and […]

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Ashby and U+I push ahead with finishing Future Works complex

AshbyCapital and U+I have received planning consent for their extended 260,000 sqft office venture in Slough. The two office blocks will complete the campus with the companies having already collaborated on ‘No 2 The Future Works’, which recently became the first building in the UK to receive a Platinum AirScore for its indoor air quality. […]

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£127m redevelopment of DEFRA site open to tender

DEFRA this week opened the tender process on the £127m redevelopment of its Animal & Plant Healthy Agency (APHA) site in Surrey. Companies interested are being asked to complete a Soft Market Test questionnaire to establish potential ethical and technical issues surrounding the project, which includes building an in vitro laboratory. The responses will contribute […]

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New residential version of Southern Construction Framework unveiled

The two councils behind one of the most successful public sector frameworks in recent times have launched their first bespoke residential version. Hampshire and Devon County Councils created the four-year, £3.9bn Southern Construction Framework in 2007. It encompasses councils in nearly 20 counties. This week the four-year £1.1bn Residential Delivery and Development Framework was unveiled […]

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