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INVESTMENT worth more than £2 million was set aside for communities across the North West, North Wales and the Midlands by Elan Homes in 2018. The figure includes community contributions linked to ongoing Elan developments; those that launched; achieved sell-out...

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Finsbury Park Tube station becomes step-free

Step-free access delivered via lifts at one of London’s busiest stations Lifts part of ongoing upgrade work to improve station New station entrance will open later in 2019 Transport for London has announced the opening of lifts at Finsbury Park Tube station, the first...

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Yorkshire-based furniture, fixtures and equipment supplier SouthernsBroadstock has won a £1.1m contract to supply furnishings for Durham University’s newest teaching facility.   SouthernsBroadstock, part of Extentia Group, will manufacture and install fitted and...

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District line celebrates 150 years of serving London

Events planned throughout the year to mark 150th anniversary, including steam train ride The District line, the second oldest on the network, has 60 stations – more than any other line The first phase of the District line, constructed by the Metropolitan District...

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UK Build to Rent Market Update – January 2019

REGIONAL BUILD TO RENT DELIVERY ON PAR WITH LONDON FOR FIRST TIME The Build to Rent (BTR) sector has continued to grow in 2018. The total number of new BTR units completed, under construction, or in the longer term planning pipeline in the UK stood at 139,500 as at Q4...

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Keller weathers storm to deliver in Vietnam

One of Vietnam’s largest industrial manufacturers, Hoa Phat Group, is investing more than US$2 billion in a major new iron and steel processing plant in the central coastal area of Dung Quat. With the majority of works expected to be finished in just two years, the...

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The Importance of Investing in Quality Supplies

When it comes to the building industry, competition for business can be extremely tough. Ensuring you have a well-respected reputation within the area you work in can go some way toward giving you an edge over your competitors, but this can take time to build up. An...

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LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General) announces that it has exchanged contracts on a new Build To Rent (BTR) site in Chelmsford City Centre, on behalf of its UK Property Fund (“The Fund”).   Since launch in 2006, the UK Property Fund has grown from £100m to over...

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Bewley Homes completes on purchase of Oakley site

Bewley Homes has announced it has completed on the purchase of a site in Oakley which has outline planning consent for 48 dwellings, 40% of which will be made up by affordable homes and will be developed in partnership with Wates Residential Developments.  ...

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