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Planning needs to offer beauty and choice if it wants to re-engage with people

Planning needs to offer beauty and choice if it wants to re-engage with people

22 May 2018

Are you a BANANA or a CAVE? Or maybe you’re a BIMBY? These whimsical acronyms feature in Create Streets’ paper from NIMBY to YIMBY: How to win votes by building […]

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Build insurances and Warranties for custom and community-led projects

Build insurances and Warranties for custom and community-led projects

08 May 2018

Like all development, custom builders and especially community groups need to be aware or what build insurances and Warranties are needed from site purchase to post-completion. Unlike an open-market model, […]

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Project Name
Lead Partner(s)
County
Status
21 May 2018
Long Four Acres, Mulbarton
Custom Build Solutions
Norfolk
approved

Planning permission for 15 new custom build detached home in Mulbarton, Norfolk, has been granted. Long Four Acres consists of plots big enough to house large two or three storey detached […]

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21 May 2018
Pickley Green, Leigh
Allan Corfield Architects
Lancashire
proposed

Pickley Green in Leigh, Wigan, has been selected as the site of a new custom build housing scheme for self-builders and will feature a collection of serviced plots with outline planning permission, available to self-builders from Spring 2019.

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02 May 2018
North Foreland Estate
Castle Homes
Kent
approved

Broadstairs’ exclusive, private clifftop North Foreland Estate is marketing 13 plots with Outline Planning Permission in place. The 13 plots are divided into two parcels of land: one to the […]

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01 May 2018
Montgomerie Park
North Ayrshire Council
Scotland
proposed

North Ayrshire Council has published its draft Local Development Plan, including Montgomerie Park, part of which is covered by the new pilot Simplified Planning Zone. This will simplify the process […]

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17 Apr 2018
Hartcliffe
Hoos Construction
Avon
proposed

Hoos Construction is planning to bring on a small Custom Build site, potentially consisting of four houses or two houses and six flats in Hartcliffe, South Bristol. The model will […]

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