UK Space exploration – Jodrell Bank boost for Northern Powerhouse Science and Tech leadership and Goonhilly goes global

There is plenty going on in that highly specialist sector of our built environment that is space exploration. Good to see Jodrell Bank reinforcing and building its profile as a global player with its nomination at the beginning of the year by the UK Government to UNESCO for World Heritage Site status in 2019. As…

RICS World Built Envitonment Forum Summit – London 23 and 24 April 2018

The RICS World Built Environment Forum Meets again at the Intercontinental Hotel in London in 2018. These two days of cutting edge debates will focus on the commercial strategies needed to harness the enormous potential of the 21st century’s people and places. Key themes: How development of collaborative infrastructure, trade and knowledge networks can generate…

“Placemaking” – do we use this meme because it means SOMETHING, because it means ANYTHING or because it means NOTHING?

“Placemaking” – have we adopted this meme because it means SOMETHING, because it means ANYTHING, or because it means NOTHING?In the lexicon of property, development and regeneration jargon it is difficult to think of a more problematic expression than “Placemaking”. It seems to be less a defined term and more a label, a “rent-a-meme” which…

Fred Done funded scheme with Redwaters at Astley Point gets planning Green Light

Sean McCaul of Redwaters is celebrating with leading North West bookmaker and developer Fred Done and Simon Ismail (Salboy) the launch of their joint Astley Point Scheme,  a £9m mixed use development on Higher Green Lane, Astley. The joint venture between McCaul and Done, Salcaul has been granted consent by Wigan BC under delegated powers.…