In April 2016 the House Builders Federation and Glenigan published the New Housing Pipeline Q4 2015 Report. The report outlines quarterly data for the number of housing units and number of housing projects granted detailed planning approval since 2008. To view the report, please click here. Table 1 of the report shows the number of… Read More


While we are awaiting the next phase of releases at Ewshot Gardens in Church Crookham, we popped down to see how the development is coming along and with the bulk of the building work completed, this elegant new neighbourhood is really taking shape. Ewshot Gardens is a private development just a stone’s throw from the… Read More


Are you looking build your own home or are you a developer looking for your next project? If so, this barn with planning permission to convert into a family home presents a fantastic opportunity. It is set within the popular village of Hook within grounds of 0.6 of an acre, surrounded by fields and countryside. Currently on… Read More


As the property market continues to bloom and with Government initiatives encouraging people onto the housing ladder, buying off-plan is becoming an appealing option to many house hunters. With maintained low interest rates, property continues to prove a sound financial investment and by reserving early in the build process, you may even see the value… Read More


Have you ever wondered if you could sell off part of your garden or the land to the side of your property with that unused garage or out building?  Katherine Gray, manager of our Land Department answers these and many other questions, on a daily basis. As well as dealing with large development sites, our Land… Read More


As well as being our top legal brain and land expert, Katherine Gray, Land Manager, also likes to test herself with other challenges, such as running marathons. Her latest challenge is an amazing feat in a truly magical setting, here is what she had to say; “In the spring of 2015, my sister and I… Read More


Are you looking build your own home or are you a developer looking for your next project? If so, this barn with planning permission to convert into a family home presents a fantastic opportunity. It is set within the popular village of Hook with grounds of approximately one acre, surrounded by fields and countryside. Currently… Read More


I was speaking today to Katherine Gray, our Land and New Homes expert, about the possible benefits of the Housing and Planning Bill; she had this to say; “The Government has started putting additional measures in place to ensure as many first time buyers as possible are able to become homeowners by the end of… Read More


Our Land and New Homes Department has had an exceptionally busy period over recent months. Not only with Developers acquiring sites throughout our area but also success with Planning Permission Applications being granted by Local Authorities. The sites are for a variety of schemes and are located in the Districts of Hart, Rushmoor, Basingstoke and… Read More


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Figures released at the end of July show an increase of the number of planning permissions being granted in the first quarter of this year in England, a 19% increase on permissions granted in Q2 2014. Housing supply has been a hot topic this year with the low levels of housebuilding over many years finally… Read More