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igloo’s Trent Basin, is about to set the bar for community energy schemes as it prepares to install Europe’s largest community battery (2MWh), and solar photovoltaics that will generate, store and distribute energy at a neighbourhood level, and launch a unique energy company for residents. A trailblazing consortium of business, government and academia has come together,...

igloo is delighted to announce that Whitelaw Street at Maryhill Locks has picked up the ‘Starter Home of the Year’ accolade at the Scottish Home Awards. The event was founded in 2007 to recognise excellence in the Scottish housebuilding industry. It is an independent awards programme, run for the benefit of the housebuilding community, with the objective...

igloo’s Kym Shaen-Carter has won the Community Engagement Award at the British Property Federation’s (BPF) Tomorrow’s Leaders Awards. The award recognises outstanding individuals in the UK’s real estate industry who have been instrumental in delivering projects that engage closely with their local communities. Kym was selected by a judging panel from a shortlist of three. The Community...

At igloo, the projects we deliver are guided by the principles of imaginative design, and positive impact for people, place and planet. A recent Guardian article about our HomeMade® custom build project in Heartlands, Cornwall, reflects just this. Heartlands is a custom build scheme developed under igloo’s HomeMade® brand, that allows prospective buyers to select a...

With over 18 years’ experience working in the cultural and voluntary sectors in the North East, Lowri is joining igloo to engage communities and young people in igloo’s transformational placemaking projects. Lowri’s role with igloo will create crucial opportunities for residents, groups and schools to shape early stage projects on key sites. The role will...

igloo’s Kym Shaen-Carter has been shortlisted for a British Property Federation’s (BPF) Tomorrow’s Leaders Award. The Community Engagement Award recognises individuals in the UK’s real estate industry who have been instrumental in delivering projects that engage closely with their local communities.   Kym joined igloo in 2013 and heads up igloo Community Builders, a unit within igloo...

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...