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Planning secured for logistics development at Ipswich

Pigeon has secured planning permission for a new logistics and roadside services scheme at Ipswich, just off J56 of the A14. Phase 1 of the development will include major road improvements to the junction and new infrastructure, and a roadside scheme comprising petrol filling station, convenience store and drive thru restaurant. Pigeon will undertake the…

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Broadland Gate, Norwich – Sale of Commercial Plots

Pigeon has now completed sales of over 50% of the plots on the 48-acre site at Broadland Gate, at the A47 and Broadland Northway interchange to the south east of Norwich.   Lidl had their planning application for a new 1,900 sqm foodstore to the north of the site approved at Broadland Planning Committee on…

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Apartments in Norwich’s Golden Triangle all sold

Pigeon has completed the sale of 71 apartments in Norwich from a portfolio acquired in 2015. The properties are located in the popular Golden Triangle area of Norwich, and were constructed as staff accommodation for the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. Pigeon embarked on a rolling refurbishment program of the existing 63 apartments, and obtained planning…

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Wherstead land sold to Bellway Homes

Pigeon has sold land with outline planning permission for 75 dwellings at Wherstead, Ipswich, to Bellway Homes. The scheme includes 8.4 acres of community woodland which will be open to the public. The property forms part of a wider estate of 200 acres which currently has planning applications for roadside and industrial development pending decision….

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Acquisition of distribution facility in Doncaster

Pigeon has completed the acquisition of a freehold distribution warehouse in Thorne, Doncaster. The property extends to 27,439 sq ft (2,549 sq m) and has excellent access to Junction 6 of the M18.  The property was acquired on a sale and leaseback agreement from Stuncroft Ltd at a net initial yield of 7.58%. For further…

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Sale of residential land at Woolpit, Suffolk

Pigeon has sold 15 acres of development land at Woolpit, Suffolk to Barratt David Wilson Homes. Planning permission was granted in July 2018 for 120 homes, including five self-build plots and a new car park for the Woolpit Health Centre. Lacy Scott & Knight and Nulands Strategic Ltd advised on the sale. For further details…

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Multi-let property sold in Royston

The Pigeon East of England Property LP completed the sale of a mixed use, multi-let commercial investment at Orchard Road in Royston. Pigeon purchased the property in 2016 and has undertaken a number of asset management initiatives which achieved rental increases of over 20%. Bidwells acted for Pigeon on the sale.   For more information…

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Office building acquired in Norwich

Pigeon has completed the acquisition of a freehold multi-let office building in Norwich. The property extends to 25,326 sq ft, has 82 car spaces, and good prominence fronting Thorpe Road, one of the main arterial routes into the city centre. Current occupiers include Mott MacDonald, Certas Energy and Outlook Publishing. The property has medium term…

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Residential land sold to Weston Homes

Pigeon has sold nine acres of residential land in Bury St Edmunds to Weston Homes following receipt of outline planning permission in December 2017. The land, located close to Bury town centre, has permission for approximately 188 units comprising a mix of town houses and apartments. The site is identified within the Station Hill Masterplan,…

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87 acres of land acquired at Hemel Hempstead

Pigeon has acquired 87 acres of freehold land on the north-eastern edge of Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire in a Joint Venture. The land is the first phase of an allocation for 1,500 homes in the St Albans District Local Plan submitted to the Inspector in March 2019, and is also part of the Hemel Garden Communities…

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