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JULY 2017

New Homes blog

COST EFFECTIVE ACTIVITIES TO DO THIS SUMMER - BY MUSTAPHA MEDAJAOUD

31/07/2017

We all know how important it is to make the most of summer here in the UK. Whether it’s getting out in the evenings and at weekends to make the most of your free time, or finding ways to entertain the kids during their six-week holiday, enjoying summer shouldn’t break the bank. Why not take a look at the low-cost suggestions below, to help you make the most of the summer!

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NATIONAL PARKS WEEK 24 – 30TH JULY 2017 - BY LIZ BALL

24/07/2017

Summer is all about going outside in the fresh air and enjoying the parks available in your local area. Local parks offer a great range of activities, from relaxing with a book to organised runs and community fun days for you and your family to enjoy together. A large number of our developments provide stunning parklands and open spaces to be enjoyed this summer.

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THE HEART OF THE GMV COMMUNITY AT THE 2017 SUMMER FAYRE - BY TRACEY MAYNE

21/07/2017

On Saturday 15th July, the GMV Residents Association held their 2017 Summer Fayre at Southern Park.

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COUNTRYSIDE MAKES THE CUT AS ONE OF EUROPE’S 1000 FASTEST-GROWING COMPANIES

19/07/2017

Countryside, one of the UK’s leading home builders specialising in place making and urban regeneration, has been ranked in the Financial Times’ 1000 fastest growing companies in Europe.

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COUNTRYSIDE AND HYDE SEEK PLANNING APPROVAL FOR MAJOR REGENERATION SCHEME ROCHESTER RIVERSIDE

19/07/2017

Countryside, one of the UK’s leading home builders specialising in place making and urban regeneration, together with Hyde, an award winning provider of homes and one of the largest housing associations in England, has submitted a hybrid planning application to seek outline planning permission for a £400 million development with up to 1,400 dwellings and 1,200 sq m commercial space at Rochester Riverside in Kent.

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COUNTRYSIDE CELEBRATES LOCAL STUDENTS SUCCESS IN INTERIOR DESIGN

19/07/2017

The winning students of an interior design project run by Countryside and Gilberd School’s Textiles Department were announced on Monday 17th July at The Gilberd School in Colchester, when the winner and runners-up were presented with Amazon gift vouchers and cupcakes.

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DEPUTY MAYOR OF LONDON CELEBRATES AT GREENWICH MILLENNIUM VILLAGE

17/07/2017

An event marking the 20 year anniversary since the public sector acquired the site for Greenwich Millennium Village, took place on Thursday 6th July. James Murray, Deputy Mayor of London Housing and Residential Development joined Royal Borough of Greenwich Councillors and senior members of Countryside and Taylor Wimpey at GMV to officially celebrate this exciting milestone.

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COMMUNITY FUN IN THE SUN AT BEAULIEU

14/07/2017

The residents of Beaulieu in Chelmsford were rewarded with a day of fun in the sun last Saturday 1st July. The Beaulieu Estate Management team hosted an engaging day of events for children and parents alike, giving them opportunities to get involved with various activities, while getting the chance to get to know their neighbours a little better.

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FIND OUT WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE A COUNTRYSIDE TRAINEE - BY VICKY MCLEAN

12/07/2017

Vicky McLean, a Trainee Assistant Site Manager, gives an insight into working for Countryside.

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TWO COUNTRYSIDE SITE MANAGERS WIN PRIDE IN THE JOB QUALITY AWARDS FOR LONDON PARTNERSHIP PROJECTS

04/07/2017

Two Countryside site managers have been recognised in the NHBC Pride in the Job Awards 2017.

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COUNTRYSIDE AND NOTTING HILL HOUSING FORM JOINT VENTURE TO DELIVER £330 MILLION REGENERATION GATEWAY SCHEME IN BARKING TOWN CENTRE

03/07/2017

Countryside, the UK home builder specialising in place making and urban regeneration, and housing association Notting Hill Housing have entered into a partnership to deliver 911 homes for sale and market rent at Fresh Wharf in Barking Town Centre, along with complementary space for cafés, restaurants, commercial and community use. Folio London, Notting Hill Housing’s private rent subsidiary, has agreed to acquire 157 PRS homes from the joint venture.

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BEAULIEU SUPPORTS SPRINGFIELD CRICKET CLUB IN CHELMSFORD

08/06/2017

Beaulieu, the exciting new development underway on the outskirts of Chelmsford by Countryside and L&Q, is sponsoring Springfield Cricket Club by donating brand new shirts for this cricket season. The club is located in Coronation Park in Chelmsford which recently received the nationally acclaimed Green Flag Award for parks excellence.

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CHELMSFORD PEDAL POWER RAISES £50,000 FOR THE J’S HOSPICE

05/05/2017

Last weekend saw the 8th annual Pedal for The J’s charity cycling event in Chelmsford, raising money for The J’s Hospice charity. Despite a chilly start over 950 people of all ages took park in this popular event, using their grit and determination to cycle for the benefit of others. A variety of routes were on offer with most going through some of Essex’s most beautiful scenery and all routes starting and finishing at Admirals Park in the centre of Chelmsford.

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ON THE BUSES IN BEAULIEU

03/04/2017

Residents at Beaulieu, the development by Countryside and L&Q in Chelmsford, will now benefit from a new bus service which commenced on 2nd April to make travelling to and from Chelmsford a great deal easier.

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CHIC APARTMENTS COMING SOON TO NEW CHELMSFORD COMMUNITY

02/03/2017

Apartments will soon be available for the first time at Beaulieu, Countryside and L&Q’s hugely popular new development in Chelmsford, Essex. Launching in Spring 2017, Beaulieu Square is a collection of new homes offering contemporary city style living.

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GLOBAL EDUCATION FRANCHISE CHOOSES CHELMSFORD’S BEAULIEU

28/02/2017

Award-winning developers Countryside and L&Q are delighted to welcome the Kip McGrath Education Centre Chelmsford North to the Beaulieu Square Neighbourhood Centre. Construction work is well under way on site at Beaulieu Square, which will create a striking new neighbourhood centre, with an excellent range of community facilities for residents to enjoy.

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SPORT FLOURISHES IN CHELMSFORD SCHOOLS THANKS TO PARTNERSHIP

31/01/2017

In helping and encouraging youngsters to increase and improve their participation in exercise and sport at all levels, the Chelmsford School Sports Partnership (CSSP) has gone from strength-to-strength since launching in 2003 and is one of the most successful in the country.

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