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6,000 new home Hampshire development Plans go in

by Paul Addison on March 23, 2017 No comments

An outline planning application for 6,000 (30% affordable) new homes in Hampshire has been submitted by developers.

The scheme is planned to be at Welborne in an area of almost 1,000 acres, which is just north of Fareham and proposed by Buckland Development Limited.

The chairman for Buckland Development Ltd, Mark Thistlethwayte, said:

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Paul Addison6,000 new home Hampshire development Plans go in

Cinema scheme in Redhill approved

by Paul Addison on February 6, 2017 No comments

A £40 million multiplex cinema, restaurants and shops in Redhill town centre has been approved by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council’s planning committee.

Included in the redevelopment scheme will be: 

  • A six-screen cinema,
  • Up to 11 glass-fronted shops,
  • Family-style restaurants on the ground and first floors,
  • 153 studio,
  • One and two bedroom flats for private rent from five to 13 storeys,
  • Basement car parking,
  • Cycle storage,
  • Public realm.
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Paul AddisonCinema scheme in Redhill approved

‘Inappropriate’ development in National Parks is alerted in report

by Paul Addison on December 14, 2016 No comments

Three key conservation bodies have published a report focusing on the threat to National Parks from major developments and fracking.

long-established safeguards are being overridden by Short-term economic priorities and allowing inappropriate development in England’s National Parks.

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Paul Addison‘Inappropriate’ development in National Parks is alerted in report

In a determined transport strategy three new rail stations are proposed for Leeds

by Paul Addison on December 12, 2016 No comments

Part of a planned £270m investment in transport three new proposals for rail stations in Leeds have been revealed by Leeds City Councils, as well as an airport rail link. 

A new parkway rail station which will be connecting to Leeds Bradford Airport would be developed under this plan, which will in turn, be acting as a park and ride facility to be used by commuters to Leeds and Harrogate resulting in a boost in both economies.

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Paul AddisonIn a determined transport strategy three new rail stations are proposed for Leeds

A £250 million revamp of a Woking estate is supported

by Paul Addison on August 11, 2016 No comments

The Woking Borough Council’s planning committee have approved the first phase of the Sheerwater estate regeneration scheme.

The £250 million regeneration of the Sheerwater estate plans to develop just under 1,000 new homes.

The estate was built after the Second World War as an overspill development. It occupies an area of Woking which is in-between West Byfleet golf course and the Basingstoke Canal.

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Paul AddisonA £250 million revamp of a Woking estate is supported

Combines authority in support of North East rail strategy

by Paul Addison on August 3, 2016 No comments

An investment (the has been agreed by the North East Combined Authority) of £1bn has been made to Metro and local rail services with the hope of it:

  • To put towns and communities back on the national railway map,
  • To improve the journeys for the passengers,
  • To jolt the expansion of a high quality local rail for different areas.
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Report “justifying” green belt urban extension is released Oxford Council

by Paul Addison on June 15, 2016 No comments

A review has been requested for the council report of Oxfords green belt inner boundaries which will be allowing strategic housing allocations.

A report has been released by Oxford City Council. The report is in favour of its housing need has has not reached expectation is dealt with through urban extension, this will be closest to the city and will include a loss of some existing green belt.

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Paul AddisonReport “justifying” green belt urban extension is released Oxford Council

Ancient Kent Woodland to be Replaced by 500 Homes

by Paul Addison on October 23, 2015 No comments

Communities Secretary Greg Clark has allowed on appeal a major housing scheme in Kent which will mean the destruction of an ancient bluebell wood between two fields earmarked for development. 

In a recovered appeal, Croudace Strategic Ltd, the developer, has won permission for an extensive housing development on land east of Hermitage Lane, despite the potential for damage to an historic woodland.

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Paul AddisonAncient Kent Woodland to be Replaced by 500 Homes