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Wirral Waters

Government shortlists sites for new housing zones


The government has shortlisted 29 schemes for a share of £200million of loans aimed at kickstarting housing delivery on brownfield land

Manchester Town Hall

Manchester targets £300m annual housing investment

8-Jan-2015 | Updated: 8-Jan-2015

A partnership between the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and Manchester City Council hopes to attract £300million of investment annually to build 55,000 new homes in the city by 2027

Erith Park phase 2, by Broadway Malyan

Boris announces £220m fund for affordable homes schemes


The Mayor of London has announced a £220million funding boost for two new schemes designed to help Londoners buy affordable homes.

Heygate Estate Elephant and Castle

Social housing starts plummet in Q4 2014


The decline of social housing starts in England and Wales continued in the last quarter of 2014, new figures reveal

Darling Associates' College Road Tower

Darling’s £55m Croydon tower set to start on site


A 37-storey tower in central Croydon designed by AJ100 practice Darling Associates is set to start on-site in next year.

Angel Gardens, Moda Living (NOMA) by Fuse and Haus collective

Plans revealed for another Manchester resi-tower


Plans for a new 36-storey tower providing private sector rented housing (PRS) in Manchester have been revealed by HAUS Collective and Fuse Studios

PRP's Wayland House scheme for Network Housing Group in Stockwell, south west London

Network Housing reveals framework architects


Stirling Prize-winner Haworth Tompkins and Weston Williamson are among 17 practices chosen for a high-profile social housing framework in the capital

Brentford Waterside

Green light for Brentford Waterside masterplan


Proposals by AHMM, Glenn Howells Architects and Maccreanor Lavington to regenerate part of west London have won planning permission.

West Grove [Elephant Park] on the Heygate Estate [AHMM and Panter Hudspith]

AHMM and Panter Hudspith win planning for new Heygate homes


Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) and Panter Hudspith Architects (PHA) have won permission for this 593-home scheme in the Elephant and Castle, south London

Garden City plan as proposed by Urbed

Rogers renews attack on garden city plans


Richard Rogers has renewed his attack on plans to build new garden cities across England, calling the proposals a ‘return to the mistakes of the past’.

The Oaks: Haptic's village entrance

Top UK talents to design Czech housing scheme


Seven British architects among those selected to work on The Oaks, a €400 million, 220-home development on the outskirts of Prague

Studio Egret West's Clapham One scheme for Cathedral which was built over a new library

630,000 homes could be built above London's schools and hospitals


New research by consultant WSP has identified space for up to 630,000 new homes in London by building flats above hospitals, schools and libraries.

Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects' approved Wyvil Road tower, Vauxhall (November 2014)

Planning approved for 37-storey Vauxhall tower


A 37-storey residential block by Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects (SDPS), earmarked for a 0.33ha site in south London, has been approved by Lambeth Council

Commercial session James Pellatt Nick Searl Peter Cole Paul Williams 1 CN Summit 2014

Argent eyes housing expansion, while Derwent and GPE to 'dabble'


Major commercial developer Argent has said that housing will be a ‘significant’ part of its future pipeline, according to its partner Nick Searl

Ed Miliband at Crest Nicholson

Michael Lyons: 'Church of England can help solve housing crisis'


The Church of England and supermarket chains should enter the housebuilding market as developers, according to Michael Lyons

Kyson's Waterloo Road scheme

Kyson showcases Lambeth mixed-use development


Architect Kyson has released new images of its mixed-use scheme for a prominent corner site in south London.

Circle Housing's Orchard Village

Circle Housing picks 24 architects


More than 20 architects including PRP, HTA Design, JM Architects, PCKO and Levitt Bernstein have won places on a housing framework agreement set to deliver 6,000 new homes over the next five years

New homes

Lyons Housing Review backs key Farrell proposal


An eagerly-awaited report on the nation’s housing crisis has given its backing to a key Farrell Review proposal on urban design.

Boris Johnson

Gov’t faces London revolt on new office-to-resi reforms


Business groups, planning officers and Mayor of London Boris Johnson have called on the government to drop a key element of its latest proposed planning reforms.

Levitt Bernstein

Levitt Bernstein wins self-build ideas contest


Levitt Bernstein has won a high-profile ideas contest judged by Kevin McCloud for a series of sustainable self-build homes costing less than £75,000 each

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