It was quite a year, wasn’t it? Whilst we wait patiently for clarity from the UK government on what Brexit might mean for us all, we have been thinking about what it will mean for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) projects in 2017.
The amazing success of Team GB’s cyclists helped boost the UK’s staggering Olympic medal count and highlighted how pedal power is great for Britain. According to new research by Bidwells - cycling can also be good for property prices!
Cambridge is towering ahead in the development stakes, with 50 cranes spread across the city. An active development review undertaken by property consultants Bidwells highlights the staggering growth currently shaping the city.
Arable farmers, having seen farm commodity prices tumble since Summer 2014, are now faced with the lowest crop values for seven years, with levels close to, or below, the cost of production for many growers.
A number of mansions and large stately homes, and the properties and land which surround them, are seeking alternative uses as they are no longer deemed viable as purely residential, due to expensive running and maintenance costs.
The Queen has announced measures being “brought forward to create the right for every household to access high speed broadband. Legislation will be introduced to improve Britain’s competitiveness and make the United Kingdom a world leader in the digital economy.”