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540-home 12-storey mixed-use scheme approved in Reading town centre

540-home 12-storey mixed-use scheme approved in Reading town centre

A major mixed-use development including 538 homes and two 12-storey tower blocks has been approved for a key site in Reading town centre, despite the proposal falling short of local affordable housing requirements.

Birmingham Council's housing arm secures consent for 300-home scheme

Birmingham Council's housing arm secures consent for 300-home scheme

Birmingham City Council has given the go-ahead for its housing development arm to construct 298 homes on the site of a former sewage works in the east of the city, in line with a recommendation from planners who advised that the scheme would help regenerate a derelict site.

Latest Regeneration Comment

How to tackle deindustrialisation, by Cliff Hague

Three years after the 2016 Brexit referendum revealed to government that there were "places left behind", there has been no fundamental debate, let alone vision, about what future can be forged for Britain's medium-sized deindustrialised towns.

EU and UK need a radical reinvention of regional policy and planning, by Cliff Hague

Brexit has dominated the UK news agenda, but scant attention has been paid to its impact on the EU, and the EU's capacity to address the kind of regional disparities that decided the 2016 referendum.

Good placemaking pays corporate dividends, by Chris Brown

It may not be new but it's encouraging to see developer British Land, in its recent publication A Design for Life, throwing its weight behind the case for placemaking and design quality to improve health and wellbeing. Its assessment of the financial benefits to the state makes a compelling case.

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