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Planning approval at Bury St Edmunds

St Edmundsbury Borough Council has resolved to grant planning permission for development of land east of Bury St Edmunds. Pigeon and Hopkins Homes have been jointly promoting a new neighbourhood, now named Abbots Vale, since 2011. The scheme includes up to 1,250 dwellings, a local centre, a community hall, a primary school, sports fields and allotments. Read More

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Planning approval at Leiston

Suffolk Coastal District Council has resolved to grant planning permission for 77 homes on land at St Margaret’s Crescent in Leiston. The outline application included a mix of open market and affordable family housing and community gardens situated around a group of protected trees. The site will now be offered for sale to house builders. For more Read More

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Planning application submitted at Thurston

A planning application has been submitted at Thurston for 200 residential units, including 9 self-build plots, with a primary school site. A public engagement exercise was held on Friday 9th December with residents who live closest to the site, north of Norton Road. Illustrative Masterplan: Landscape Masterplan:  

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Industrial portfolio acquired in Ipswich

Pigeon has acquired an industrial portfolio in Ipswich. The properties comprise two multi let estates at Olympus Close and Cavendish Street which extend to approximately 52,000 sqft. They are currently fully let and have a strong trading history; this will provide a high yielding income stream from the passing rent of £271,472 pa. Carter Jonas acted for Pigeon. For more Read More

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Commercial units acquired in Royston

The Pigeon East of England Property LP has acquired a mixed use commercial investment in Royston. The property extends to 38,785 sqft and has a strong mix of tenants including Johnson Matthey Plc, Kwik Fit, Asterand and the Original Factory Shop. The rent passing of £286,703 pa provides a reliable income stream with strong potential for rental growth. The 1.6 acre Read More

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Public Exhibition – Bacton

Pigeon has invited residents of Bacton to view initial concept plans for a high-quality, community-led development, consisting of new homes, a new village hall and recreation facilities, on Land East of Turkey Hall Lane, Bacton. Dates Friday 9th December 2016 3.30pm – 6.30pm Saturday 10th December 2016 9.30am – 1.00pm Venue St Mary’s Community Gall, Read More

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Planning approval at Little Horkesley

Plans at Little Horkesley were unanimously approved on 20 October for a scheme, designed in partnership with Mersea Homes, which comprises 22 high quality houses. The unique site which is overlooking the Stour Valley, is located in the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. For more information – William van Cutsem w.vancutsem@pigeon.co.uk

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Two new tenants at 19 Upper King Street

Parkmoore Capital and Telsure Ltd have moved into the newly refurbished second floor of 19 Upper King Street, Norwich. They join Arnold Keys and Stadia who currently occupy the ground and first floors. Bidwells acted for Pigeon. For more information – Ben Guest b.guest@pigeon.co.uk

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EACH, Pigeon’s chosen charity for 2016

Last month saw Pigeon’s most successful charity fundraising initiative unfold. The Silent Auction for Lots donated by friends and family concluded last week having raised £3,828. Pigeon’s chosen charity for 2016, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH), supports families and cares for children with life-threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk. Amongst various events over the year, Pigeon Read More