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MIPIM | Opportunity for SME housebuilders

When Sajid Javid said in 2017 that "the housing market was broken", describing it as "almost impossible for small independent builders to enter the market", he cast light on an issue of vital importance, writes Simon Finlay, head of development at Macbryde Homes.

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Calderpeel starts studio overhaul

Calderpeel Architects has acquired its headquarters on Altrincham’s Market Street and has started work on a refurbishment of the property as part of plans to increase its visibility in the town.

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Refusal confirmed for Muller in Sandbach

Muller Property Group’s hybrid application for retail, a care home and houses at Houndings Park in Sandbach have been refused, in line with officer recommendations.

Persimmon Middlewich January 2019

Middlewich housing dealt another blow

Charlie Schouten

After being refused by Cheshire East Council in January, plans by Persimmon to build 370 homes on a site in Middlewich are set to be knocked back for the second time in as many months with Cheshire West & Chester planning officers also recommending the scheme for refusal.

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Macclesfield mill demolition set to begin

Housing provider Peaks & Plains is to start demolition on derelict mills at Park Green by the end of the month to make way for a new 67-apartment development.

Old Mill Sandbach Muller

Muller faces Sandbach refusal

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A hybrid application from Muller Property Group for its Houndings Park development has been recommended for refusal by Cheshire East planning officers, citing issues over retail competition and open space provision.

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Macclesfield gets brownfield planning powers

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Cheshire East Council has granted itself new planning powers in order to ease the development of commercial and residential schemes on select brownfield sites in Macclesfield.