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igloo’s Trent Basin development in Nottingham has been selected to demonstrate a UK first for community energy. The scheme will demonstrate a new way of heating and providing electricity to homes, with energy generated, stored and distributed in the community. The £100m low energy Trent Basin community will benefit from reduced carbon emissions and improved energy...

Ovalhouse Theatre is relocating from its historic site in Stockwell to Lambeth Council’s Somerleyton Road regeneration scheme in Brixton. Ovalhouse will anchor the scheme at its northern end and occupy its most prominent position on the corner of Somerleyton Road and Coldharbour Lane, opposite Brixton Village and adjacent to the existing, locally listed Carlton Mansions. The...

Friday 16 September 2016 marked a historic day for Blueprint’s Trent Basin development. After decades of planning, the first residents of Nottingham Waterside moved into their new home. The Blueprint partnership is the developer of the Nottingham Waterside project, which is a joint venture with Aviva Investors and Nottingham City Council, managed by igloo. Rachel Hopwell, head...

Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today (25 August) approved grant agreements with partner organisations Scottish Canals and BIGG Regeneration, to regenerate areas and communities along both sides of the Forth and Clyde canal on the north side of Glasgow city centre. BIGG Regeneration is a pioneering partnership between igloo and Scottish Canals, which has been formed...

Over 300 people walked through the door of the Trent Basin show home in Nottingham at the weekend when it opened to the public for viewings over two days.   Strong interest in owning a Trent Basin home saw seven reservations made over the weekend, bringing the number of properties reserved to 21 which means that 50% of...

Anticipation is building in Cornwall as the first HomeMade Homes custom build plots at Heartlands, Pool become available. Heartlands in Cornwall is a new neighbourhood of 54 custom build being delivered in partnership with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), Coastline Housing and Carillion igloo. It will see the creation of 50 mid and end-terrace...

Carillion igloo and the Government’s Homes and Communities Agency, have today announced the official launch of HomeMade at Heartlands. With a Government target of 20,000 new Custom Build and self-build homes annually by 2020, this is the first Government Custom Build pilot site. Heartlands is a World Heritage Site in Pool in Cornwall including Heartlands...

Two outstanding igloo projects have been recognised as winners at this year’s Housing Design Awards, with a further three shortlisted as finalists. The Malings, Ouseburn scooped the Supreme Award, whilst Heartlands, Cornwall picked up the Project Winner 2016 Custom Build Award. The awards, which were relaunched by PM Harold Macmillan in 1960, are backed by four...

igloo’s innovative community housing scheme at Somerleyton Road, Brixton has won the best Unbuilt Housing scheme category at the 2016 New London Architecture awards. The annual awards celebrate the best architecture and development recently completed or in design across the capital. From a shortlist of 136 projects, 26 category winners were honoured across all sectors of...

Blueprint, the innovative property development partnership between Aviva Investor’s igloo Regeneration Fund and Nottingham City Council, managed by igloo, has scooped Residential Development of the Year 2016 at the Midlands Insider Residential Property Awards. Blueprint won the prestigious award for its Hobart & Pitcairn development in the Meadows, Nottingham. Judges were looking for aspects of innovative...