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Office acquisition in Chelmsford

Pigeon has completed on the transaction to acquire Hodgson House in central Chelmsford for £2.11m. The deal was welcomed by Pigeon director William van Cutsem, who described the office market in the city as “resilient”, adding that the acquisition is likely to return a yield of 13% on the investment. “In the eastern region, Chelmsford Read More

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Planning Application for Thetford food store

Pigeon and The Crown Estate submit 65,000 sq ft food store application. Pigeon and The Crown Estate submitted a planning application to Breckland District Council in July 2012 for a new 65,000 sq ft food store and petrol filling station to the north of Thetford. The proposals will form the first stage of the Thetford Read More

Simon Butler-Finbow appointed Planning Director

Simon Butler-Finbow joins Pigeon Land. We are delighted that Simon Butler-Finbow has been appointed Planning Director at Pigeon Land, our new land promotion business. Simon has over 25 years’ experience in planning and development in both the public and private sectors. He has worked for a number of national house builders and developers. He is Read More

National Planning Policy Framework published

Recently published NPPF heralds a major shift in the Goverment’s planning regime. The long-awaited National Planning Policy Framework was published on 27th March. It is described by the Government as the most significant advance in planning legislation for over half a century. The key principle of a presumption in favour of development, which caused great Read More

Pigeon Property Fund AGM

More than 60 investors and potential investors attended the Pigeon East of England Property LP Annual General Meeting in Newmarket. Investors in property from around East Anglia received the views of well-respected wealth management expert Mark Kary from Rothschild and a comprehensive update from Pigeon on the Property Fund performance. Pigeon Chairman James Buxton welcomed Read More

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James Buxton appointed as Chairman

We are delighted that James Buxton has joined us as Executive Chairman. James is a well known and respected figure in East Anglia, having previously been with Bidwells for 32 years, the last 10 years as Senior Partner. James joins Pigeon at an exciting time and will be working with us to build on our Read More

Barrow – Project with Hopkins Homes

A residential development in partnership with Hopkins Homes. It is defined in the St Edmundsbury Borough Council Core Strategy as a “Key Service Centre” providing new residential development in the coming years. It will comprise: 80 Homes Range of house sizes Public open space Footpath connection and new village entrance Landscape buffers to wider countryside Read More