July 16, 2024

We continue our mini-series of inspiring stories in regeneration and housing in the North East. This article examines three housing projects in the Newcastle Gateshead area. Each is an example in its era for its aspirations and quality, which have seen them remain desirable places to live today. We consulted with local architects on what

June 2, 2024

The UK Government is set to launch the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) Wave 3, focusing on enhancing energy efficiency in social homes across England and Wales. This initiative aims to combat fuel poverty, improve tenant well-being, and support the green economy. By targeting social housing with measures to raise energy performance, SHDF Wave 3

May 14, 2024

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May 14, 2024

The Levelling Up and Regeneration Act (LURA) 2023 received royal assent in October 2023. A titanic piece of legislation spanning more than 500 pages, it has already been said to have implications for house building, urban design, and planning. As the technical lead at PlaceChangers, I want to share some thoughts what this means for

May 3, 2024

ContextIndustria Brand Energy Limited (IBE) designs and operates renewable energy projects across the UK. As a renewable projects developer, IBE  wants to give local communities a valuable and easy opportunity to respond meaningfully to proposals.  One such project located in North Warwickshire was designed to produce 16.2MW of electricity annually over 40 years, powering 5,225 homes