Council relocating to ‘rundown’ town centre
Slough BC is moving its headquarters into the heart of the town centre in a bid to regenerate the area's economy.
Regeneration scheme aims to create hundreds of jobs
A developer has been appointed to carry out a multi-million pound regeneration project in Lincolnshire.
A fresh start for Salford
Salford has seen a wave of regeneration in the past 30 years. Sam Clayden speaks to the council’s chief executive about its journey.
Building blocks for change
Sam Clayden talks to Leeds City Council’s Richard Lewis about the strides being made within housebuilding and regeneration in a rapidly evolving city.
Labour in 'monumental effort' to boost northern productivity
Labour’s shadow Treasury team has announced it will fund a ‘monumental effort’ to boost productivity in northern England, including a £250bn transport and infrastructure programme.
Tough decisions needed to protect commercial heart of cities
As urban centres change transform, the priority should be on protecting and expanding the commercial space in city centres, rather than encouraging more residential development, argues Andrew Carter.
York terminates £9m Interserve contract
York City Council has terminated a £9m contract with Interserve to redevelop the historic Guildhall after it judged the firm’s cost estimates to be too high.
Winning the UK regeneration game
There has been a resurgence of urban regeneration in the UK, in part thanks to unique partnerships between the councils and private sector developers. Sam Clayden reports on a Morgan Sindall sponsored panel event, chaired by The MJ, at this year’s MIPIM conference
Metro mayors fly the flag for the regions
The UK’s thriving regional economies and their new metro mayors dominated talk at this year’s MIPIM event. Michael Burton reports.
Possible penalties for rogue developers
Local authorities may be given powers to impose financial penalties on developers who renege on previously agreed affordable housing targets, housing minister Dominic Raab has said.
Havering selects Wates for £1bn scheme
Havering LBC has announced construction firm Wates as its joint venture partner in a regeneration project being touted as London’s ‘biggest social housing regeneration’ scheme.
Luton is ready for take-off
With London bursting at the seams towns around the capital are becoming the focus of major regeneration and housing development. Michael Burton looks at Luton, just 22 minutes from London and yet still affordable for young homebuyers.
Sheffield defends Amey contract
Sheffield City Council has hit back at the national press for ‘misinterpreting’ its tree-replacement programme, outsourced to Amey, after being attacked for plans to replace half of its street trees.
Liverpool's stalled Chinatown project revived
Liverpool City Council’s New Chinatown project has been kick-started after stalling.
High credit rating for Municipal Bonds Agency
The Municipal Bonds Agency has been given one of the highest possible credit ratings by global firm Moody’s today.
Morgan Sindall highlights council partnerships as key
Regeneration company Morgan Sindall has predicted a good year for its partnerships with local authorities and announced strong overall performance in 2017.
Wirral announces £1bn joint venture with Muse
Wirral MBC has defended its decision to collaborate with an external partner after announcing it will work with Muse Developments on a £1bn joint venture.
The Sutton Cancer Hub
One of the most significant regeneration projects in London is set to be the crowning achievement in a larger plan to boost the Sutton area, and provide a template for other outer London localities. Niall Bolger explains.
Fix your funding formula, metro mayors tell Theresa May
Four metro mayors have written directly to Prime Minister Theresa May to protest about being sidelined in the Government’s latest housing investment round in favour of London and the south-east.
The Haringey LLP judgement is significant for the sector
A landmark judgement in favour of Haringey LBC could pave the way for more Limited Liability Partnerships nationwide, writes Rob Hann