New homes at former Waterbeach Barracks site move a step closer after first land sale
The first new homes at the former Waterbeach barracks and airfield site in Cambridgeshire have taken a big step forward after master developer Urban&Civic confirmed that Stonebond Properties has been selected as the development partner for the first gateway parcel.
Bidwells’ planning team enter this year’s RTPI Planning Excellence Award with two knock-out nominations
With their innovative affordable housing strategy in North Norfolk and pioneering Campbell Wharf planning scheme in Milton Keynes, Bidwells has scored a double nomination in this year’s Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) national award shortlist for Planning Excellence.
Government’s Oxford Cambridge Arc plan to help drive £20bn investment
As leading property advisor to the science and technology sector Bidwells welcomes government moves announced this morning that will help bring billions of pounds of funding for jobs, housing and infrastructure into the Arc’s knowledge economy.
Brookgate secures funding for new pre let office building at 20 Station Road, CB1 in Cambridge
Bidwells has advised Brookgate on securing funding for a new development at 20 Station Road, part of the CB1 Estate in Cambridge, from Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, and Canadian pension investment manager, PSP Investments.
Bidwells wins major South East planning award for Milton Keynes' Campbell Wharf
Bidwells entered Campbell Wharf, in central Milton Keynes, into this year’s prestigious Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) South East Awards for Planning Excellence. We were announced as the winner of the award at the online ceremony premiered on YouTube on November 16.
Voice of business still quiet in 'radical' reform of planning focused on housing, says Mike Derbyshire
Government's "radical" approach to planning reform announced this morning (6 Aug) has been welcomed by Head of Planning Mike Derbyshire. But he warns of dangers ahead calling for a more employment-focussed approach, a recalibration of local democracy, increased funding for LPAs and specific support for growing science and tech businesses.
Bidwells forecasts huge increase in demand for workspace in Oxford-Cambridge Arc
New Bidwells research has revealed that up to 20 million sq ft of new lab and office space will be required in the Oxford Cambridge Arc within the next two decades to keep pace with soaring demand, twice the volume of the previous 20 years.
Call for Olympics-style delivery body for Oxford-Cambridge Arc to stop development deadlock
Property chiefs are calling for the creation of an Olympic-style body to deliver the homes and infrastructure needed to create a supercluster within the Oxford-Cambridge Arc, warning that a lack of new housing, workspace and suitable infrastructure threatens to stifle growth in the region by pricing out talent and businesses.