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Government backs Essex housing and infrastructure

Two NEGC related projects could be backed to the tune of £165 million after being shortlisted in the Government’s Housing and Infrastructure Fund (HIF). Essex County Council bid for money to help pay for a range of road and transport infrastructure improvements that...

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1000 submissions given to Issues and Options consultation

Last month saw the end of the ‘Issues and Options’ consultations which looked at the some of the key constraints and opportunities that will need to be addressed in developing the proposals for three garden communities across North Essex. Run by the three district...

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Garden Community consultation launched

The principles behind the proposed Garden Community developments are to be explored in a new consultation. Running from the 13th November – 22 January the consultation is an early look at the principles behind the three proposed new communities. Ultimately the...

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Consultation proposed for November

The key principles behind the proposed Garden Community developments are to be explored in a new consultation set to run from November. Earlier this year North Essex Councils (Braintree, Colchester, Tendring) working alongside Essex County Council set out their...

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Leading housing expert makes North Essex visit

Lord Matthew Taylor, one of the UK’s leading housing policy experts and champions of the ‘Garden Development’ approach visited Colchester this week to discuss North Essex Garden Communities   The visit came following the news that NEGC is to receive an additional...

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NEGC receives £700,000 of Government backing

The North Essex Garden Communities project is to receive £700,000 of additional Government funding it has been announced.   The project, a collaboration between Braintree and Tendring Districts, Colchester Borough and Essex County Councils to develop plans for three...

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Managing Director appointed

Richard Bayley one of the UK's leading exponents of garden communities has been appointed as Managing Director of North Essex Garden Communities Ltd (NEGC) Recently Project Director for the Manydown development and Western Basingstoke Garden City projects in...

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