Meyer Homes has won planning consent from Kingston Council for nearly 1,000 homes in Tolworth.
Both Rockwell’s Charlton Riverside scheme on Anchor and Hope Lane, SE7, and JMH Group’s Harrow Manorway in Abbey Wood, SE2, were refused. Why, and where can developers go from here?
The City of London Corporation has granted planning consent to the £1.5bn “Diamond tower”; a 56-storey office tower that will become the City’s third tallest.
The vast majority of large housebuilders are planning to increase their construction starts this year, while most small developers expect to decrease activity or leave output unchanged, according to new Knight Frank research.
Countryside has submitted plans to Bromley Council for more than 400 homes and a cultural hub on Ethelbert Road in Bromley
Unite is eyeing a return to the capital for the first time in five years, submitting plans to Tower Hamlets for a major student housing scheme on the City Fringe, E1
Queensgate Investments has submitted plans to Kensington and Chelsea to redevelop the Kensington Forum Hotel, next to Gloucester Road station, SW7.
London’s co-living sector has suffered a fresh blow as another site hits the market after planning consent was not achieved.
City of London planning officers have recommended London & Oriental’s 1.2m sq ft tower at 100 Leadenhall, EC3, for approval
Delancey has won approval for its long-running and contentious Elephant & Castle development plan
Havering Council and joint venture partner Wates have revealed further plans for their multi-estate, £1bn regeneration project
A major residential scheme in Whitechapel, E1, recently granted planning permission by an inspector on appeal, could have far-reaching effects on housing densities and rights to light in inner London.
Private sector housebuilders are often criticised for land banking, but Stratford shows government bodies can be just as bad.
Just nine days after getting the green light from Lambeth Council for the redevelopment of the Oval gas works site, where 738 homes are planned, developer Berkeley has submitted plans for the adjoining Tesco site on Kennington Lane, SE11.
Barratt last week won reserved matters consent for the final two phases at its Hendon Waterside scheme, NW9.
WATCH: Ilke Homes, a British modular homes business specialising in off-site manufacturing, is to partner with Homes England, Newcastle City Council, Keepmoat Homes and Engie to deliver modular homes.
X1 Developments has submitted plans for a residential-led mixed-use regeneration scheme at South Bank in Leeds
Battersea Power Station Development Company has started phase three of its major SW8 regeneration scheme
The Guinness Partnership has acquired a residential development site in Bromley-by-Bow, E3, with consent for more than 400 homes
Nearly six years after the London Olympic Games, the London Legacy Development Corporation has completed just 259 homes, according to EG Radius Data Exchange
Berkeley has revised its plans for its gas works site in Fulham, SW6, through its St William subsidiary, a joint venture with National Grid
Transport for London is planning to become the largest build-to-rent landlord in London, according to Graeme Craig, TfL’s commercial development director, speaking at LREF last week on a panel session on “Unlocking Public Land”.
Modular, off-site manufacturing, MMC, precession engineering. Whatever you want to call it (as long as it’s not ‘prefab’), after years of talking the talk, it finally appears to be making inroads.
Frogmore has submitted plans to the LLDC to extend its Stratford Centre, E15, the retail mall adjacent to Westfield, otherwise known as “Stratford Island”.
Berkeley has submitted plans to Hammersmith & Fulham Council across two adjoining but separate developments for nearly 2,500 new homes, with buildings up to 40 storeys, in Fulham, SW6
Willmott Dixon’s Be Living has relaunched as EcoWorld London, following the Malaysian developer’s recent completion of a 70% stake in the company.
Brick by Brick, the development company set up by Croydon Council, has secured planning permission for a 25-storey, mixed-use development that will create 128 new homes above flexible office, retail and leisure space in the town centre
Alliance Property Asia Inc, incorporated in the British Virgin Islands, has submitted plans to Tower Hamlets Council for a 540,000 sq ft, 19-storey office tower.
COMMENT: Within two years of being set up, Brick by Brick, Croydon council’s housing company, has grown to become one of the capital’s largest housebuilders. How did they do it, and can other local authorities follow its example?
London’s stock of social housing saw a net fall last year, the first since 2014, according to the Government’s annual update.
A joint venture between Mount Anvil and London International Exhibition Centre has submitted plans for around 800 homes on Western Gateway in the Royal Docks, E16.
A joint venture between Linton Group and Henika has submitted plans for a 10-storey office block, totalling 75,000 sq ft aimed at the co-working and SME sector, in Battersea, SW8.
The seven-acre site will feature 475 homes spread over 39 buildings of up to eight storeys in height.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is set to overhaul and amend the Mayoral Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) policy so that small and medium-sized builders can pay less upfront. The Greater London Authority will also encourage councils to do the same for the local authority CIL.
Westfield is to boost its retail offer and build homes at its Stratford shopping centre, amid store closures by a number of retail chains
DTZ Investors has submitted plans to Southwark Council for a major residential scheme on Old Kent Road, south-east London
A joint venture between Cozumel Estates, which is wholly owned by the Reuben brothers, and Folkestone & Hythe District Council has submitted plans for a garden town in Kent
Stone Hill Park has submitted plans to Thanet Council for a major mixed-use development, including 3,700 new homes, on the former Manston Airport site, near Ramsgate, Kent.
Watkin Jones has submitted an EIA application for 295 build-to-rent homes in a development of up to 13 storeys in Uxbridge, UB8.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has directed Westminster City Council to refuse planning consent for the proposed extension of the Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge, SW1, citing a lack of affordable housing
Joint developers Berkeley and Peabody have submitted plans to Greenwich for 1,800 new homes at West Thamesmead Gateway, SE28.
WeWork subsidiary WeLive has submitted plans for its first London site, near Old Street roundabout, EC1.
US multi-family giant Cortland has secured its second UK development, joining the growing number of developers building skyscrapers in the centre of the commuter belt in Woking, Surrey
Despite getting approval in the draft London Plan, not one co-living scheme has yet been granted permission. So what does this emerging asset class need to do to help solve the housing crisis?
EG RESIDENTIAL SUMMIT: The build-to-rent sector could provide greater GDV than the build-to-sell model by 2023, a residential investment expert has said
EG RESI SUMMIT: Panellists debated whether planners should consider a developer’s track record in design when granting permission for high-density schemes
An EIA application has been submitted to the London Legacy Development Corporation for 640 homes
Avanton has submitted plans to Southwark Council for 1,165 new flats, in five towers of between 15 and 48 storeys on the Old Kent Road, E15.
Friends Life, part of the Aviva Group, has won planning consent for 325 new homes in Dagenham Dock, east London
Salmon Harvester has submitted plans for 322 build-to-rent homes in Kingston-upon-Thames town centre