Built Environment Networking Blog: Garden Cities News

CEG and housebuilder consortium get to work on 4,500 Thorpebury development

A housebuilding consortium comprising Davidsons Homes, William Davis Homes and David Wilson Homes has now broken ground on the first phase of 574 homes, open space and infrastructure at the Thorpebury development to the North-East of Leicester. Developer CEG, the landowner and the consortium exchanged contracts earlier this year to bring forward much-needed homes, including […]

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Exeter City Council unveils 15,000-home development vision

Exeter City Council are planning a major residential development near the canal – on the site of a former industrial centre. The large-scale regeneration will see around 15,000 homes being developed on sites acquired over the past few years. The site will create a community as part of the council’s Liveable Exeter vision. Richard Clarke, […]

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Manchester Council launches major Wythenshawe consultation

The Masterplan will build upon the Garden City principles for self-contained, self-sufficient residential communities with easy and local access to schools, health and community facilities, shops and recreation.  Over 1,500 new homes are provided. The site covers an area of 23,000 sqm and includes a number of existing assets, including the pedestrianised Civic Shopping Centre, […]

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Masterplanning team appointed for the core site Cambridge

As joint master-developers for the 5,600 home mixed-use development in North East Cambridge, TOWN and U+I have selected a masterplanning team for the Core Site. The practice appointed to lead the project is Swedish firm Kjellander Sjöberg Architects, working alongside leading architecture practices, including Bell Phillips, Haworth Tompkins, and 5th Studio Architects, with Feilden Fowles, Nooma […]

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Springfield Properties unveils plans for 1,000 home sustainable community

If approved, the Lingerwood development will see up to 1000 new homes delivered within a cleverly integrated and well connected community. Following extensive consultation with Midlothian Council, local stakeholders and the public, Springfield has refined its proposals to demonstrate how Lingerwood will complement the unique identities of neighbouring Newtongrange and Mayfield. The proposals showcase how […]

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