Recent Planning Successes
Bovis Homes, Kenilworth
Curtin&Co are delighted to have been part of the project team that secured reserved matters planning permission for 125 new homes at Land East of Warwick Road, Kenilworth.
Curtin&Co and Bovis Homes engaged extensively with local residents and Kenilworth Cricket Club, whose ground borders the site. The site will now help deliver much needed housing for Kenilworth, including 50 affordable homes.
The Royal Marsden Oak Cancer Centre
Curtin&Co are delighted to be part of the project team to secure planning for the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust's new Oak Cancer Centre in Sutton.
The Oak Cancer Centre will enable The Royal Marsden to help people with cancer in London and the South East for decades to come and to discover breakthroughs in cancer research.
The planing application was unanimously approved by the London Borough of Sutton's Planning Committee.
Kidbrooke Station Square, Greenwich
Curtin&Co are delighted to be part of the successful team that will help deliver new and affordable homes at Kidbrooke Station Square in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Following a refusal by the Planning Board, the scheme was called in by the Deputy Mayor of London, who, at the public hearing on 31st October, decided that this as an appropriate site to deliver new homes for Londoners.
Notting Hill Genesis and Transport for London will deliver:
- 619 new homes
- 50% will be affordable
Beyond the Arc Oxford: Meeting Local Aspirations Alongside Regional Expansion
On Thursday morning Curtin&Co was delighted to host the first of our Oxbridge Arc events titled, ‘Beyond the Arc: Meeting Local Aspirations Alongside Regional Expansion’ at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. We were delighted to be joined by; Cllr Susan Brown, the Leader of Oxford City Council; James Palmer, the Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough; and Bev Hindle, the Director of the Oxfordshire Growth Board. This is the first of two events during which we are discussing the key issues in both Cambridge and Oxford such as the route to maximising economic growth for the two cities and how far the visions which were originally established for the Arc are relevant in this new political climate. We will host our second breakfast briefing next week in Cambridge.
Future of London
As the London Mayoral election is hotting up, we were delighted to be joined by Shaun Bailey, Siobhan Benita and Cllr Mo Butt at our Future of London Conference this morning, to hear them set our their approach to tackle challenges facing London. Key points across the board were; crime, transport, climate change and of course housing. Thanks to all of our guests once again for making this a successful and interesting event!
The changes in local government are important – here’s why
In our industry, it often said that certainty and clarity is the best policy. Whilst national politics has undoubtedly been the cause of much disruption, often is it is the changes in local government that can affect the smooth delivery of housebuilding too.