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Office-to-homes permitted development rules made permanent

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TEMPORARY permitted development rights which enabled thousands of offices to be turned in to homes without planning permission have been made permanent, the government announced today. The three-year permitted development rights were introduced in 2013 and have seen almost 4,000 … Continue reading

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Council’s own housing offices might become homes

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OFFICES in which housing officers for Islington council work could themselves become homes if a developer’s bid is successful. Islington Council are vacating Highbury House in Highbury Crescent, London, in a cost saving moving and the owner, Folgate Estates has … Continue reading

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Grade-A office space planned in Staines

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OFFICES formerly belonging to a brewery in Staines are to be turned into Grade-A office space. Ashby House is a three story office building in the town centre, formerly occupied by Courage Brewery and more recently the national sales office … Continue reading

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Camden approves new council offices and leisure centre at King’s Cross

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CAMDEN Council has given the green light to a mixed use building at Pancras Square which will house a new leisure centre and council offices. The 13-storey development, which already had outline planning permission, will sit as part of a … Continue reading

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New 55-storey tower proposed for Croydon

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DEVELOPERS have put forward plans for a new 55-storey skyscraper in Croydon. 1 Landsdowne Road would include 16,756 m2 of office space, alongside almost 400 residential apartments and a four-star hotel with over 200 rooms. The mixed use development is … Continue reading

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Councillors give the green light to Hounslow Octopus

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AN ICONIC new office building has been given planning consent by councillors in Hounslow. The 50 metre tall development will be built on a derelict site at Chiswick Roundabout, next to the M4. It has already been dubbed the “Octopus” … Continue reading

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BAM submits plans for Glasgow redevelopment

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Royal BAM Group has submitted a planning application for the redevelopment of an office block in the centre of Glasgow. BAM Properties has, as anticipated, submitted plans (ref: 11/02064) for the redevelopment of the prime site at 110 Queen Street, Glasgow. … Continue reading

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Approval for Stirling business park

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A significant mixed-use development for a former surface mine near Stirling has received planning consent. RJM Developments (Scotland) has been granted permission for a proposed £33m office and leisure development at Pirnhall near Bannockburn (plans pictured). The scheme comprises of … Continue reading

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Major Aberdeen office scheme gets go-ahead

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Plans for a large, controversial office scheme at the site of an historic church in Aberdeen have been approved. Stewart Milne Developments have been granted conditional planning consent for their £40m Triple Kirks development (pictured). Triple Kirks is a well-known Aberdeen … Continue reading

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Progress for proposed Chester Business Quarter

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Plans for a new Business Quarter in Chester have progressed with the acquisition of a prime development site. Manchester-based Muse Developments has announced the purchase of a 3.5-acre site from Lloyds Banking Group. The purchase price has not been disclosed. … Continue reading

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