15 Dec 2018

Temporary superhero station given go ahead Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. will be built at the ExCel Centre in London.

15 Dec 2018

Scottish regeneration projects to receive £25m Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The funding will be put towards commercial and industrial projects.

7 Dec 2018

Exeter to fund £300m passivhaus leisure complex and regeneration scheme

Brownfield Briefing: Funds increase enables the project to go ahead.

7 Dec 2018

Abermule recycling station plans paused amid protests Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Removal of conservation and land contamination planning conditions for the site on the cards.

6 Dec 2018

Green light for Walsall regeneration

Brownfield Briefing: Eight hundred energy-efficient homes on way in Walsall’s largest ever regeneration project.

30 Nov 2018

York prepares to unlock 72 hectare brownfield opportunity Locked

Brownfield Briefing: But £155m infrastructure funding hurdle for abnormal costs has to be overcome.

30 Nov 2018

Stroud re-consults on Local Plan to increase housing Locked

Brownfield Briefing: NPPF requires target to be raised but land constrained by an AONB and a Ramsar site.

29 Nov 2018

Housing boost for Angus with 600 new affordable homes

Brownfield Briefing: Half the homes will be delivered directly by Angus council.

29 Nov 2018

Land with planning permission released at Ebbw Vale Works site

Brownfield Briefing: First houses set for 11 year regeneration project.

29 Nov 2018

Southwark approves 1,152 home industrial site scheme, despite objections Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Objections include over the maximum limit of rooms per hectare and under the affordable housing percentage for designated industrial sites.

29 Nov 2018

Delay in remediation plans set to add to Council costs Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Delay in remediation strategy sign-off has knock-on effects for West Dumbartonshire Council.

22 Nov 2018

Large Farnborough redevelopment approved

Brownfield Briefing: The proposed central Farnborough redevelopment includes plans for 205 homes.

22 Nov 2018

North West: only enough brownfield for a third of homes needed Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Brownfield sites may not be sufficient to meet housing demand in the North West of England, according to a Strategic Land Group paper.

22 Nov 2018

Sweeping planning changes required, urges review

Brownfield Briefing: The Raynsford Review has called on the Government to make wide-sweeping changes to improve the planning system including making local authorities master developers.

15 Nov 2018

Housing growth slows Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Housing growth has slowed from 25% in 2014-15 to just 2% last year but Communities Secretary James Brokenshire says the Government is on track to build 300,000 new homes a year by the mid-2020s.

15 Nov 2018

Swansea copper works scheme receives £3.5m

Brownfield Briefing: The former Hafod Morfa copperworks will be turned into a whisky distillery.

15 Nov 2018

Newt relocation granted to aid power station redevelopment Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Shropshire Council has given permission to build 20 ponds for great crested newts on arable land by the former Ironbridge Power Station in Telford.

8 Nov 2018

Hackney regeneration wins RICS Project of the Year Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The Woodberry Down scheme beat 90 other applicants to the main award and also scooped the best regeneration scheme prize.

8 Nov 2018

CPRE attacks Bedford Borough Council’s Local Plan Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The charity has questioned the legal compliance, brownfield allocation, and proposed transport infrastructure measures in the Council’s Local Plan 2030.

8 Nov 2018

Horsham 300 home mixed use redevelopment under consultation Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The former Novartis pharmaceuticals site could be redeveloped into a 300-home scheme with 25,000m² of office space.

1 Nov 2018

Plans for major Hammersmith project approved

Brownfield Briefing: The proposed 66 Hammersmith Road site in West London will include 20,000m² of office space.

25 Oct 2018

Ebbsfleet garden development moves forward

Brownfield Briefing: Plans have been approved for 495 homes in the Ebbsfleet Garden City.

25 Oct 2018

Micro-home scheme gets go ahead in Worcester Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The 16 iKozie micro-homes will be developed on a brownfield city centre site.

25 Oct 2018

Interactive brownfield tool has limitations, warns NFB Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The National Housing Federation’s interactive map of the Brownfield Registers is of great use but contains some out-of-date data, says the National Federation of Builders.

25 Oct 2018

London councils get £10m planning boost

Brownfield Briefing: The Mayor says the fund will bolster councils’ planning and housing teams.

25 Oct 2018

Arcadis tasked with Walsall regeneration masterplan

Brownfield Briefing: The consultancy will develop its vision for the town centre to help make the West Midlands town more sustainable in the long run.

19 Oct 2018

£2bn property investment portfolio launched at MIPIM UK Locked

Brownfield Briefing: A £2bn property investment portfolio was launched by the UK Government at MIPIM UK this week covering seven schemes across the UK.

18 Oct 2018

England’s brownfields plotted on digital map Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The National Housing Federation has put all the sites from the Brownfield Registers onto an interactive online map.

18 Oct 2018

Ownership unknown on 22% of brownfield sites Locked

Brownfield Briefing: National Housing Federation research also finds over 60% of sites in 300 Brownfield Registers are in private hands.

18 Oct 2018

Lewes Council’s housing miscalculation could mean losing control Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The Council is just six homes short of demonstrating a five-year housing supply, which the charity says could result in it losing control of its Local Plan.