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Plans submitted for 40-storey Manchester tower

Plans submitted for 40-storey Manchester tower

Plans have been submitted for 756-home development, including a 40-storey tower, on the northern edge of Manchester city centre.

London strategic planning chief to head Old Kent Road regeneration

London strategic planning chief to head Old Kent Road regeneration

The mayor of London's strategic planning chief has been put in charge of a new team to drive the regeneration of the Old Kent Road area in the south east of the capital.

Latest Regeneration Comment

Legal Viewpoint: Helping councils hold their nerve on purchase orders

A Supreme Court ruling last month demonstrates the complexities of compulsory purchase law. The court unpicked a 2015 Court of Appeal ruling overturning an Upper Tribunal decision on compensation for land in Rochdale acquired as part of a larger development scheme. It found that the Court of Appeal misapplied section 6 of the Land Compensation Act 1961.

Estate regeneration vision will be hard to realise, by Chris Brown

The government's recently published Estate Regeneration Strategy and Good Practice Guide is a fascinating melange of ideology and experience.

Will depot mistake derail Old Oak Common vision, by Joey Gardiner

Ever since former London mayor Boris Johnson set up Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) last year, the body has been touting its scheme as the UK's largest regeneration project.

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