Mark Francois, MP for Wickford and Rayleigh visited developer Swan NU Living's modular housing factory in Basildon last month to see its delivery of homes for the Beechwood development.
Basildon councillors have urged for changes to the borough's Local Development Plan, to protect green belt land and alleviate concerns about potential "urban sprawl".
Residential developer HUB and specialist sustainable and impact investor Bridges Fund Management have completed the Material Store, a private rental scheme (PRS) at The Old Vinyl Factory in Hayes, which began construction in 2014.
Developers Countryside and L&Q have submitted an amended planning application to the Greater London Authority to increase the number of homes built at its proposed Beam Park development on the Dagenham-Havering border.
Enfield Council announced last night that its £6 billion Meridian Water scheme will move a step nearer to development, due to its decision — in principle and subject to call-in — to no longer work with a single master developer.
A major developer spoke of its "extraordinarily long relationship" with Hounslow Council last night, while hailing the progress of some of the west London borough's largest schemes it is overseeing.
Hillingdon has once again topped the UK's list of Green Flag awards for its 50 parks and open spaces, 49 of which are maintained by the council.
Slough Borough Council has welcomed parliament's recent vote to expand Heathrow airport with a third runway.
Steve Curran, leader of Hounslow Council, has weighed in on the Heathrow expansion decision, which saw 415 MPs across all political parties vote in favour of building a third runway, after decades of debate.
Revised plans to demolish and redevelop Elephant and Castle's shopping centre were narrowly approved by Southwark Council's planning committee last night, by four to three votes (with one abstention), subject to a section 106 agreement.
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