Flexibility is the key to housing delivery

Planning Consultancy First City Limited has called for further flexibility in housing distribution within the Districts adjoining the Black Country. This is supported by Graham Fergus who leads the company’s planning team who says- ‘evidence in the emerging updates to the Strategic Housing Land Availability studies identifies numerous settlements in the villages and small towns …

Receivership Success

First City are pleased to announce the completion of the sale of Dewick Industrial Estate, the first of two properties they were instructed to sell on behalf of joint administrators at BDO. Dewick Industrial Estate formed part of the Countrywide Homes Limited in Administration portfolio. The estate comprises 25,000 sq ft of fully let accommodation …

Change on the Way?

The Government published its flagship Localism Bill on 13th December 2010. The document itself runs to 450 pages but even then it will require further detail under later delegated legislation orders expected to follow during 2011. The Bill championed by the affable if blunt Secretary of State, Eric Pickles (pictured) contains wide ranging measures covering …