Grant of planning permission success for First City!

We are thrilled to announce, we at First City, have successfully gained planning permission on behalf of our client at land in Woodville, Swadlincote, Derbyshire. The permission is for up to 72 dwellings with associated access, open space, landscaping, infrastructure and demolition works, granted by South Derbyshire District Council. For further information on how we …

First City secure sale of two investment properties in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

First City Limited, acting on behalf of an Estate Trustee, have completed the sale of two investment properties in the prominent Town Centre of Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Both properties, located on Mardol in the town centre are substantial Grade II listed buildings which provide versatile accommodation over four floors. For more information on properties we currently …

First City submit application for mixed use residential and employment development in Derbyshire.

First City Limited have submitted an application for 151 dwellings and over 4,000 sqm of employment land in Wirksworth, Derbyshire Dales. The site is allocated within the Derbyshire Dales Local Plan and is an important site, which contributes to the District’s housing and employment land requirements over the plan period. You can view the application …

The Revised NPPF published by the Government

The new revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published on 24th July 2018 following a consultation which took place earlier this year on the draft version of the document (March 2018). There has been some significant changes since the consultation including a new the Housing Secretary (The Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP) and Housing …

First City submit application for first phase of development for 500 homes for north of Burton-upon-Trent, East Staffordshire

residential development east stafforshire

First City have submitted a Reserved Matters application on behalf of Keir Living Limited and the Cabinet of Staffordshire County Council to East Staffordshire Borough Council for Phase 1, of the scheme that was granted Outline permission in 2015. The application proposal for Phase 1 comprises 110 new build homes, incorporating 2 bed bungalows, 3 …

Landmark site for sale in Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire

stourport residential development

An existing industrial estate of approximately 5.4 acres with potential for residential development of up to 228 dwellings including some conversion. A design brief has been prepared in conjunction with Wyre Forest District Council. Closing date for offers to be submitted is Thursday 21st September at 12 midday. Further information pack available. Please click on …

Land off Middleton Road and Cromford Road, Wirkworth, Derbyshire Public Exhibition

A public exhibition will take place on Tuesday 13th December 2016 from 15:00-20:00 to publicise a planning application by Tarmac Trading Limited for approximately 126 dwellings and 2 hectares of employment land on land off Middleton Road and Cromford Road, Wirksworth. The exhibition will take place at Wirksworth Memorial Hall, 39 St Johns Street, DE4 …

First City invest in bespoke valuation software

First City have invested in bespoke development land software from global market leaders Argus. The Argus software is specifically designed for use by developers and agents to enable an accurate assessment of land value and project viability. Phil McConnachie, development land agent at First City, comments, “this software will enable us to provide a cutting …

Land Adjacent to Court Road and Frederick Street Woodville, Derbyshire

frederick road residential development

Trine Developments Limited are proposing to develop land adjacent to Court Road and Frederick Street, Woodville, South Derbyshire for residential use. The development will consist of approximately 80 dwellings. An element of much needed affordable housing as required by South Derbyshire District Council will also be included in our proposals alongside ample car parking for …