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    Aston Mead welcomes new housing targets for wealthy areas

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    Leading land broker Aston Mead Land & Planning has welcomed the announcement from the Government that councils in wealthy rural areas will be forced to increase their housing targets. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid announced last week that some of the most sought-after parts of the country will be the specified location for additional new homes,…

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    Aston Mead predicts two-speed summer for property market

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    Leading land agent Aston Mead Land & Planning says that the UK property market is now running at two speeds, in which second-hand properties stagnate while the sale of new homes continues to rise. The company’s comments come after the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) predicted a “fairly flat” market in the months ahead,…

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    Share sites to make more brownfield land available, says Aston Mead

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    The director of one of the country’s most respected land brokers is calling on planners, architects and builders to increase the amount of site sharing on new construction land across the UK. Charles Hesse from Aston Mead Land & Planning says the idea of putting similar companies and organisations together on the same site would…

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    UK villages should take the lead in house building, says Aston Mead

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    The Planning Director of one of the country’s most respected land brokers is calling on the UK’s villages to take the lead in house building. Adam Hesse from Aston Mead Land & Planning says that this could produce over 300,000 new properties in a way which would be a genuine benefit to local communities. He…

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    Aston Mead says White Paper “will get Britain building again”

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    Leading land agents Aston Mead have responded positively to this week’s government’s White Paper on housing – the biggest shake-up of housing policy in two generations. In particular, the company approves of the requirement for councils to set aside land for thousands of homes, under new Government targets to allow large scale construction to take…

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    Aston Mead welcomes New Year housing initiatives

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    Leading land agent Aston Mead has welcomed two government initiatives launched this week, which will create tens of thousands of new homes across the country. The company was responding to plans for 14 new villages and 3 ‘garden’ towns in England announced on Monday, as well as details for thousands of new discounted starter homes…

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    Green belt ‘swaps’ are a step in the right direction, says Aston Mead

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    Leading land agent Aston Mead has thrown its support behind green belt ‘swaps’ – a government initiative to remove protections on one part of the UK’s green belt in return for creating a new area of protected land elsewhere. The move is expected to be publicly backed by ministers in a White Paper next month,…

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    JV partnerships are the answer to affordable housing, says Aston Mead

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    Leading land broker Aston Mead is calling for local authorities to set up joint venture partnerships with developers, in order to accelerate the building of affordable homes. Land & Planning Director Adam Hesse suggests that councils offer selected land to developers as part of joint venture partnerships, which would prevent developers having to raise funding…

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    Building on green belt land is now “inevitable”, says Aston Mead

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    Leading land agent Aston Mead says that campaigners in favour of maintaining the green belt need to accept that some of it will have to be built on, if a solution is to be found for the UK housing crisis. The company’s comments come after the release of a report from the Campaign to Protect…

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    We need 300,000 new homes a year, not 200,000, says Aston Mead

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    Leading land brokers Aston Mead say that the new Government under Theresa May should set its sights on building 300,000 homes each year, rather than the 200,000 proposed under David Cameron’s leadership. The company’s comments come after the publication of a new report from the cross-party House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee, entitled ‘Building More…

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