Shires calling

A spike in Londoners looking to buy properties outside the capital is fuelling interest in the shires, and boosting prices. Upmarket residential property specialists Fine & Country is seeing a sustained trend of Londoners looking to relocate or buy a second home.

House this for a collaboration?

Pioneering infrared company iRed has officially partnered with the University of Portsmouth in order to drive research into the energy efficiency of buildings.

Penn name

A housing development in Poole has been named after the family who used to live on the site after one of them admired the new design. Colin Lambert lived at the Penn Hill property after his parents bought it in 1949 when he was three. The family lived there until 1978. After noticing it was being demolished Colin looked at the plans for the replacement block that were submitted by landlord DWP Housing Partnership.

Scheme lodged for 170 new homes in Christchurch

Plans for up to 170 new homes to provide much needed housing in Christchurch have been lodged with the council. John Reid & Son Ltd (REIDsteel) has applied to Christchurch Borough Council for outline planning permission for the development. The homes are proposed for the 130-strong company’s four acre site in Reid Street after it relocates to a new, state-of-the-art … Read More

DWP goes Ivy League

Dorset’s biggest private landlord has appointed Harvard Window Cleaning as its preferred partner for keeping its property facias clean and tidy. DWP Housing Partnership has approximately 3,000 units and Harvard will be cleaning the newer builds and taller properties.

Key to preventing homelessness

DWP Housing Partnership backs scheme aimed at keeping people in their homes. Dorset’s biggest private landlord is working with the local authorities in Bournemouth and Poole