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New homes for sought-after North Yorkshire village

Selby District Council, North Yorkshire, has approved Pigeon’s proposals for 270 new homes to be built on two parcels of land in the popular village of Sherburn-in-Elmet. Forty of the houses will be designated as affordable.The scheme will provide much-needed additional road access onto the A162 and will incorporate a number of features including a Read More

Cambridge offices now fully let

Pigeon’s multi-let office building at Sawston in Cambridgeshire is now fully let following agreement with a new tenant, Innova Biosciences. The company supplies a range of products used in hi-tech research and development processes in industry and academia. Innova Biosciences chose Ashwell Point for office space because of its proximity to its existing R & Read More

Matthew Hancock MP opens Fiveways

Above: Richard Stanton with Matthew Hancock MP  Last week, The Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP officially opened Fiveways, the new motor service area on the A11 at Barton Mills. The MP for West Suffolk said, “The new facility at Fiveways has brought 120 more jobs to the area and the McDonald’s is already one of the Read More

Strategic development site acquired at Leiston

Pigeon has acquired a strategic development site in the Suffolk Coastal town of Leiston. The property extends to 3.23 hectares (7.99 acres) and is currently vacant scrub land. It has been identified in the draft Neighbourhood Plan as suitable for residential development in conjunction with open space and community facilities. Ben Guest from Pigeon says, Read More

Sale of Chelmsford office property

Pigeon is pleased to confirm the sale of Hodgson House, Chelmsford, to a private investor. Pigeon acquired the property in 2012 off a 13% initial yield. It was let to KPMG who were not in occupation but had sub-let to FTSE 250 company, Galliford Try. Following the purchase Pigeon surrendered the lease to KPMG and Read More

Team Pigeon Compete in Cycling Race

Four members of the Pigeon Team competed in Allsops Annual Festival of Cycling event in September. Held at Brands Hatch, our four cycling enthusiasts joined 30 other teams in a variety of cycling disciplines. The challenge, in support of LandAid, really was a challenge!  

New Lease in Chelmsford

One of the UK’s leading construction and housebuilding companies has signed a new lease at Hodgson House, Chelmsford. Galliford Try will occupy the building until at least 2018. Prior to signing the new lease the company had been in occupation under a sub-lease from the previous tenant, KPMG. Hodgson House is a prominent Grade A Read More

Plans Submitted for Historic Suffolk Mill

Pigeon has submitted a planning application for Burlingham Mill and adjacent land off Station Hill, Bury St Edmunds. The planning application is for forty-two new homes, including conversion of the nineteenth century mill to fourteen flats, and twenty-four new build flats and four mews houses on the neighbouring land. The dwellings will provide an attractive range Read More

Barrow Sales ahead of Forecast

Phase 1 of Pigeon’s joint venture with Hopkins Homes at Barrow is benefiting from the current strength of the housing market. This development, known as Grove Park, comprises 8.5 acres of land and will accommodate 80 high quality houses including affordable homes, public open space, a new village entrance and extensive landscaping. 18 houses have Read More