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Railways and property have long enjoyed a symbiotic relationship: railway improvements can stimulate development in adjoining properties and boost... continue
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West Lothian Council says “positive progress” is being made on plans for a new rail station at Winchburgh – between Edinburgh and... continue
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Demand for car parking in new housing developments cannot be determined by the site’s public transport accessibility alone, according to a... continue
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Leeds City Council is exploring how to fund a £100m new dual carriageway on the eastern edge of the city, which it says is vital to supporting... continue
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Labour leader Ed Miliband has pledged a programme of New Towns and Garden Cities if his party wins the General Election in 2015. Sir Michael Lyons... continue
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Readers in London wanting to live in a place with a slice of transport history now have two choices. As we have previously reported, part of the... continue
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Durham County Council has become the latest local authority to abandon maximum parking standards for new residential developments, saying they lead... continue
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Lee Baker
The construction industry has started growing again after hitting a 12-year low earlier this year, according to the Office of National Statistics... continue
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A town the size of Peterborough would have to be built near Stansted Airport if the Government decided to turn Stansted into the UK’s main... continue
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A funding deal is close to being finalised for the fitting out of the new Crossrail station at Woolwich. Housing developer Berkeley Homes, which is... continue
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Many greenfield housing developments are being approved across England following publication of the Government’s new National Planning Policy... continue
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Planning minister Nick Boles has suggested building settlements around out-of-town stations on the Government’s proposed new high-speed rail... continue
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North Somerset Council wants developers to provide more parking spaces in residential developments. “Whilst the council recognises that... continue
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Brian Dalton, Purley CR8
The legacy effect of the Olympics has shown how many people have actually taken the plunge and taken possession of a bike. But an owner of a cycle... continue
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Planning minister Nick Boles has angered environmental groups and some of his fellow Conservative MPs by calling for a new programme of low density... continue
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A consortium of local authorities in the North West of England are to commission Network Rail to study ways of providing a rail connection to the... continue
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Norfolk County Council this week rubbished claims that a series of developer-funded link roads in the north-east of the city could negate the need to... continue
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Leeds Councillors are considering a developer’s request for a loan to finance a new rail station in a key development area. Commercial Estates... continue
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The developer of Northstowe new town, which lies immediately south of the Cambridgeshire guided busway, looks likely to build a busway through the... continue
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