Car-free student scheme secures community arts hub

Future Generation has gained planning permission for a new £80 million student accommodation scheme in Hackney Wick, in the east London borough of Tower Hamlets.  The Vogue will deliver 330 bedrooms and is close to several university campuses.  Motion provided the scheme with transport and travel planning advice. The company also supported the application with
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Made in Dagenham

More affordable housing will soon be available in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, following approval of a planning application to redevelop land on the Becontree Estate.  The plans will transform an historic public library into a local amenity, helping to regenerate part of the east-London inter-war housing development. 
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Old Kent Road regeneration kick-started

Planning consent has been granted for redevelopment of the Southernwood Retail Park in Southwark.  The mixed-use scheme will deliver 724 residential units, including 219 affordable homes, and will feature a 48-storey tower.  More than 2,500 square metres of shops, cafes and restaurants, a 195-room hotel, a three-screen cinema and public spaces are also proposed.  The
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Unanimous support for landscape-led design

A 77-home residential development within the South Downs National Park has obtained unanimous support, following close liaison between CALA Homes (Thames), ECE Architecture, Motion’s drainage and SuDS team and the Park Authority.
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