21 Aug 2018

Former coal mine revived as golf course Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The open cast coal mine has been revamped into a nine-hole course in Swadlincote, south Derbyshire.

21 Aug 2018

Sheffield regeneration project gets green light Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Mace Housing Development’s mixed-use city centre scheme has been approved by Sheffield City Council.

9 Aug 2018

Gas storage regeneration slated for housing Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The former National Grid liquefied natural gas storage site in Partington, Greater Manchester, will be turned into housing.

9 Aug 2018

Lovell aims to deliver £45m Hatfield scheme

Brownfield Briefing: The regeneration firm has been tasked with creating a mixed use development that will help revitalise the High View neighbourhood centre in the Hertfordshire town.

9 Aug 2018

460,000 homes planned for green belt, says CPRE Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Despite Government commitments to protect the UK’s greenfields, the green belt remains under severe pressure, according to the charity.

2 Aug 2018

Countryside to build £160m Kilburn scheme

Brownfield Briefing: Together with the Home Group, the housing association will deliver the next phase of the South Kilburn Estate regeneration programme. 

26 Jul 2018

Quay-side Cardiff development gets go ahead Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The Brains Brewery site will be revamped for the first phase of the broader riverside redevelopment.  

26 Jul 2018

Cardiff Bay redevelopment receives £6m in loans

Brownfield Briefing: The Development Bank of Wales will provide £5m to help revamp the Bute Street site into residential and retail space.

26 Jul 2018

Homes England looks forward to bigger role

Brownfield Briefing: The 2017-18 Homes and Communities Agency Annual Report outlines healthy gains but will have an extra £15bn to get Britain Building in its new Homes England guise.

26 Jul 2018

Government publishes revised NPPF followed by mixed reaction Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The document with a new housing delivery test, outlines plans to promote brownfield development, sustainable building practices, and better environmental protection. 

20 Jul 2018

Regulations on locally led new towns enter into force Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Mixed reaction to amendments on new town creation.

20 Jul 2018

Waverley ‘inflated’ housing plan to face Judicial Review Locked

Brownfield Briefing: A decision by the secretary of state to increase the housing target in Waverley Borough Council’s Local Plan to satisfy ‘unmet need’ in the neighbouring borough of Woking faces Judicial Review amid concerns over number and landscape impact of new homes. 

19 Jul 2018

£1.8m boost for HS2 hub station in East Midlands Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Funding is expected to release economic and regeneration benefits.

19 Jul 2018

Inspector calls for changes to East Herts District Plan Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Inpsector wants figures and calculations changed and clarification on regeneration targets.

12 Jul 2018

Egdon submits third Wressle oilfield application Locked

Brownfield Briefing: North Lincolnshire Council has refused previous plans due to various concerns including the development’s impact on groundwater.

6 Jul 2018

Strategic Sussex site could yield 3,000 homes

Brownfield Briefing: Homes England plans to submit an outline planning application for its recently acquired Burgess Hill site.

4 Jul 2018

Fife paper mill set for 850-home revamp?

Brownfield Briefing: Barton Willmore has submitted plans for a housing led, mixed use development on the former Tullis Russell paper mill site between Glenrothes and Markinch.

4 Jul 2018

£314m dockland regeneration gets go ahead

Brownfield Briefing: The regeneration of the Royal Docks in East London will take place over the next five years.

29 Jun 2018

556-home brewery redevelopment gets go ahead Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Prosperity Capital Partners has received planning permission to build the homes for sale and rent on the old Boddingtons brewery site in Manchester. 

27 Jun 2018

Harworth acquires 350a power station site Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The regeneration firm has purchased the coal-fired power station site in Shropshire for an undisclosed sum.

20 Jun 2018

Glasgow stormwater overflow upgrade to reduce flooding and pollution

Brownfield Briefing: Key upgrades will help Scottish Water tackle stormwater overflow pollution events in Glasgow.

Europe, United Kingdom
19 Jun 2018

Stirling plans 319 brownfield homes

Brownfield Briefing: The Council’s Planning and Regulations Panel have approved plans to build the homes on four Raploch sites.

19 Jun 2018

£7m Northumberland school scheme gets go ahead

Brownfield Briefing: The new Morpeth First School will be built on the former fire station site by County Hall.

19 Jun 2018

Rare earth refinery gets go ahead in Teesside Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Peak Resources’ £100m refinery will be built on the existing Wilton International site.

19 Jun 2018

WSP to help deliver brownfield student scheme Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The consultancy will provide engineering services for the 357-bed student scheme in Thomas Street, Bristol. 

Europe, United Kingdom
14 Jun 2018

RTPI Wales releases planning value statistics and tool

Brownfield Briefing: The figures aim to demonstrate the economic, social, and environmental value of planning, including £2.2bn in land value uplift during 2016/17.

8 Jun 2018

London Mayor launches £1.1bn East Bank vision Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park cultural, innovation, and education project plan includes £151m in Government funding.

8 Jun 2018

Welsh Secretary welcomes Heathrow expansion

Brownfield Briefing: Alun Cairns believes the controversial project could benefit the principality.

8 Jun 2018

10-year housing partnership could deliver 5,400 new homes Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Kier, Homes England, and Cross Key Homes will collaborate to deliver mixed tenure housing schemes across the UK.

6 Jun 2018

“Ethical housing” company to build 120 Liverpool homes Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Foundations' brownfield scheme will include homes for foster carers and the elderly.