Public Art is often the glue that begins to knit the existing and the new communities together, and the powerful elements that give a new neighbourhood its distinctive character – clearly something which housebuilders, including Countryside, are recognising. Increasingly, there is research evidence demonstrating the significant benefits to well-being, to long-term effects of modernisation and distinctiveness that well-conceived public art projects can achieve with community engagement.Read more
As part of our on-going commitment to working with organisations and charities in our local area, this year we were delighted to sponsor the Essex Chronicle Group’s Heart of Essex awards which celebrate the vital work of voluntary networks. The aim is to reward unsung heroes of our community - the charities, organisations, clubs and not-for-profit groups who often struggle for funds and publicity to raise their profiles.Read more
Here you’ll find property related blog articles from the team at Countryside as well as independent experts. Expect regular tips and advice on topics such as buying a new home, interior and landscape design, setting up home, mortgages and finance, plus articles on architecture, the property market, regeneration and more.