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Strategic Land Acquired at Ipswich

Pigeon has acquired 220 acres of strategic land on the southern edge of Ipswich. Located either side of the A14 between Ipswich and Wherstead village, the land has short and long term development potential for a range of uses. It includes a dry ski slope, woodland and meadows. A phased planning strategy, including residential and commercial uses, Read More

Bury St Edmunds Department Store Acquired

On behalf of the Pigeon East of England Property LP, contracts have been exchanged for the purchase of a 10,000 sqft department store in Bury St Edmunds. The Grade II listed property, formerly the Suffolk Hotel, comprises three floors and occupies a prominent corner location in a prime retail area of the town centre. The property is Read More

Private investor buys Peterborough office for £14 million

The Pigeon East of England Property LP has sold a 70,000 sqft office building in the heart of Peterborough to a private overseas buyer for £13.95million. Thorpe Wood House is currently let to UK utility company Anglian Water Services on an unexpired term of just over 11 years. The property includes 346 car parking spaces and is strategically located for Read More

First phase of Thetford land sold to Hopkins Homes

Contracts have been exchanged for the sale of the first phase of housing land to Hopkins Homes. The land includes 343 plots, a commercial centre and extensive open space. An application for approval of reserved matters will be submitted within the next few weeks, and construction of new houses is expected to commence in Spring 2018. Read More

Sale of land at Hunstanton

Pigeon has sold 17 acres of land on Cromer Road in Hunstanton to Bennett Homes. The Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk granted planning permission for 120 new homes in May 2016. The site is situated on the outskirts of the town within sight of the attractive village of Old Hunstanton. For more information – Read More

Flat sales launch at Uplands Court

The first phase of residential sales at Uplands Court, Norwich, was launched this week. Consisting of 18 self-contained, two and three bedroom apartments, the refurbished properties are available for occupation from the end of May. Located off the popular Unthank Road, and with prices from £162,500 for two beds with parking space, we expect the flats Read More

Pigeon Shoot 2017

This month Pigeon hosted its first annual Pigeon Shoot. The Simulated Game Shooting day held at Six Mile Bottom was well attended by agents and house builders from around the region, and the competition was fierce. We look forward to the second event in 2018.        

Pigeon flies over the North pole

With the support of Pigeon, David Henry, Director of Planning at Savills, and a small team completed an arduous trek to the North Pole, having reached the South Pole at the end of 2015. Together, the team crossed the last degree of latitude and approximately 110kms of sea ice, open water, intimidating ice ridges – and Read More

Final Closing – Pigeon East of England Property LP

The Pigeon East of England Property LP was launched in September 2010 to invest in commercial property in the Eastern Region. Following acquisition of a property in Royston, Hertfordshire, in December 2016, the Fund is offering the remaining Units to new and existing investors. The capital will enable the Fund to acquire further properties and continue to build a balanced Read More

Planning approval at Sherburn-In-Elmet

Land at Hodgson’s Gate, east of Sherburn-in-Elmet, Yorkshire is now being offered for sale following the grant of planning permission by Selby District Council. The 25 acre scheme includes 270 houses, open space, pedestrian and cycle routes, and a new access road onto the A162. The site is being marketed by Savills and Thomlinsons. For more information – James Bromhead Read More