A mixed-use student accommodation development spearheaded by Future Generation has been approved. The scheme will provide more than 1,200 bedrooms to the immediate north of Leeds city centre. It will also deliver over 8,000 square feet of retail, commercial and leisure space.
Planning approval for an indoor ski resort and leisure facilities in Suffolk, will pave the way for construction of a 100-metre-high real-snow ski run. The SnOasis complex will help to promote growth in the region, creating 3,000 jobs during the construction phase, and 2,000 full-time equivalent posts when the site is operational.
Developers now need to consider the impact of the introduction of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) when planning projects in London. Designed to help reduce harmful emissions, the central London ULEZ came into effect on 8 April in the current congestion charge zone.
Plans have been approved to build an 81-apartment development on former industrial land in Watford. The Whippendell Marine site will be sensitively transformed to blend with the local environment, by brownfield land developers, Oakford Homes. Motion demonstrated that the residential development would not cause severe impact on the local transport network.