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Sale of land at Burnham on Crouch

Pigeon has sold 50 acres of land at Burnham on Crouch, Essex, with planning permission for 174 homes, to Barratt Homes. It has also acquired a further 27 acres of farmland with long term development potential, and 15 acres of land with planning permission for commercial development; a care home and a nursery site. For more information – James Buxton j.buxton@pigeon.co.uk

“Golden Pigeon” Charity Football Tournament

Pigeon held it’s inaugural “Golden Pigeon” football tournament in October. The 6-a-side football tournament was a fly-away success, and raised £1,500 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH), whom Pigeon has been supporting for the past two years. Thirteen teams from across the regional house-building industry, a total of 114 players, competed for the trophy. All teams donated a fee to Read More

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