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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

Planning approved at Hunstanton

Outline planning permission was granted for a care home, 60 housing with care units and 60 homes on land south of Hunstanton Commercial Park, Hunstanton. Permission has been granted in advance of Borough Council King’s Lynn & West Norfolk introducing CIL on 15th February (at a rate of £60 sq m for residential schemes in Read More

Leiston for sale

Following Suffolk Coastal District Council granting planning permission for 77 homes on land at St Margaret’s Crescent in Leiston. The land went to the market on Wednesday 15th February through Savills. The property will be advertised nationally in the Estates Gazette this Saturday. Bids are requested by 31st March. The outline application included a mix of Read More

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

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

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:  

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

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