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Richard Upton: Enhancing London’s future by embracing its past

The planning process, you might say, is about choices. Love it or loathe it, it is a system for making…




Last week the Chancellor confirmed that the Cambridge Northern Fringe East is one of four schemes in the country set…



Optivo acquires Preston Barracks residential from U+I

Optivo to deliver 369 new homes as part of the one of Brighton’s biggest regeneration projects.

Optivo Housing Association has…



Weston Homes latest partner in U+I’s Old Vinyl Factory

Assembly Buildings will deliver 181 new homes alongside 13,000 sq. ft. retail space. 

Weston Homes has purchased the Assembly Buildings…



New £330m regeneration scheme for Birmingham moves to next stage

Plans for a £300m regeneration development in Edgbaston, Birmingham moved one step closer today, with the submission of a Phase…



Dublin housing crisis restricts employers' ability to recruit

4 in 5 hiring managers cite housing issues as biggest obstacle to attracting talent to Dublin.

New research commissioned by…


Thought leadership

Housing availability, recruitment and retention in Dublin

The Housing availability, recruitment and retention in Dublin research, conducted by market research company Behaviour & Attitudes, surveyed over 100…



Eoin Condren: Innovation is the key to Dublin's future workforce

Crisis is often the spur to innovation, so where is it in Dublin’s housing market?

Last week (Tuesday 11 September),…



U+I appointed to London development panel to accelerate public land development in the capital

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today named specialist regeneration developer and investor U+I as a member of his…



Making a place fit for Bill

The legendary Liverpool football manager Bill Shankly made a point of never coming to London, even if his team was…



Matthew Weiner: Solving the housing crisis requires bold action, not just bold thinking

Jeremy Corbyn outlined his plans for tackling the housing crisis on the BBC One Andrew Marr show over the weekend.…



Matthew Weiner: New Year, New Optimism

I was in New York over the Christmas break. What I saw left me with mixed feelings.

Gloomy, mainly, for…



The Autumn Budget – What it means for U+I

There is much to be welcomed in the Government’s Autumn Budget, which has seen the government putting housing at the…



Help us Bring Hollow London Back to Life

Richard Upton, Deputy CEO of U+I, discusses the launch of Town Flats last month, and what we believe needs to…


Thought leadership

A new perspective on Compact-living

Special compact living developments could bring an additional £200m of income and just over 1,000 new jobs to Central London,…



What Can We Do About Hollow London?

There is growing concern that middle-income earners are being priced out of living in central London, neither able to buy…



The U+I housing manifesto: Simple but not easy

It was, perhaps surprisingly, Ronald Reagan, who delivered one of the wisest comments on the process of politics: “Politics is…



U+I secures resolution to grant planning consent for significant regeneration on Blackhorse Road

Resolution to grant planning secured for Equipment Works, a £130 million mixed-use regeneration project at the heart of the council’s…



From hot spots to sweet spots: Creative solutions for London's complex housing problems

Earlier today, Matthew Weiner, U+I CEO, spoke at Bisnow’s event, London’s hottest areas: which parts are popping up? He was…



Mayfield opens with street-food fundraiser

The historic Mayfield site reopened its doors for the first time in over 30 years with a unique street-food fair…



Housing white paper

8 out of 10, but more needed on rental options

There is much to be welcome in the Government’s White…



Can Microhousing Tackle London’s Housing Crisis?

The important role that microhousing could play in tackling London’s shortage of homes was the topic of debate at an…



Mayfield’s power of possibility showcased at MIPIM

The Mayfield Partnership outlined its vision for the regeneration of the historic 24-acre site in Manchester to a global audience…



U+I and RIBA panel will explore a vision for Mayfield at MIPIM

Mixed-use property regeneration specialist U+I will outline the Mayfield Development Partnership’s vision for the £850M Mayfield development in Manchester to…



Homes for Londoners - Our response

U + I welcomes the Mayor’s consultation on Homes for Londoners - increasing the delivery of both market and affordable…



Planning application submitted for Preston Barracks and Moulsecoomb Campus regeneration

Plans for the comprehensive regeneration of Preston Barracks and the University of Brighton’s Moulsecoomb campus have been submitted by a…



U+I appoints Development Director for Mayfield vision

U+I, the mixed-use property regeneration developer, has appointed James Heather as its development director responsible for delivering the company’s transformational…



First response to the Housing White Paper

U+I's Chief Executive, Matthew Weiner, shares our initial response to the Government's long-anticipated Housing White Paper. 

There is much in…



U+I’s £100m Residential proposals approved by Maidstone Planning Committee

New planning proposals for a residential development on Royal Engineers Road took a definitive step forward after a planning application…



The Spirit of Sittingbourne - Demolition is Underway

The Spirit of Sittingbourne, a £57million regeneration project that will transform the town centre, is making great steps forward.




Plans Reveal New Garden Square Scheme

A planning application has been submitted to Birmingham City Council by U+I, the mixed-use property regeneration specialist, and Calthorpe Estates…



Deptford: then and now

Today we are delighted to officially launch Deptford Market Yard, a new retail destination for independent shops, restaurants and business…



Creative urban village coming to Charlton

In partnership with Galliard Homes, we’re thrilled to have been selected by Royal London to regenerate the principal part of…



Galliard homes & U+I partner with Royal London to transform Charlton Industrial Estate into new £200m creative urban village

Galliard Homes, London’s largest private residential developer, and U+I, the mixed-use property regeneration specialist, have been selected by Royal London,…



U+I plans 1,000 new build to rent homes for Kent and Surrey

Planning applications submitted to develop 1,000 mid-market build to rent residential units as part of regeneration projects in Ashford, Maidstone,…



'Partnership makes perfect' for £850m Mayfield win

U+I has been selected to breathe life back into a long-neglected site in the heart of Manchester with the £850m…



U+I Wins £850 Million Mayfield Regeneration Project in Manchester

U+I, the mixed-use property regeneration specialist, has been appointed by the Mayfield Partnership to develop the Mayfield Quarter in Manchester,…



U+I to lead £850m regeneration of Manchester Mayfield site

The Mayfield Partnership comprising LCR, Manchester City Council and Transport for Greater Manchester, advised by JLL, has today appointed leading…



U+I secures planning permission for the redevelopment of Donnybrook House and ‘The Avenue, Sandyford’ in Dublin

U+I has secured planning permission for the redevelopment of two sites in Dublin, Donnybrook House in Dublin 4 and ‘The…



New regeneration scheme for Walthamstow

We’ve exchanged contracts to bring forward a new mixed-use regeneration project for the Forest Works site on Blackhorse Road, North…



U+I to bring forward £95 million mixed-use regeneration project on Blackhorse Road

U+I, the mixed-use property regeneration specialist, has exchanged contracts with landowner, Parkdale Investments, to bring forward a new mixed-use regeneration…



U+I exchanges contracts with Chap Down and ALDI at its 6 acre development site in Ashford

Leading mixed-use regeneration developer, U+I, today announces that it has exchanged contracts with Chapel Down Group Plc and ALDI at…



Green light for Ashford Powergen plans

The future for our Ashford regeneration plans look bright, as we have been granted planning permission to deliver a new…



Major £55M South Bank development approved by Leeds planners

Striking proposals for a £55m riverside mixed-use development for Leeds city centre have been given the go-ahead by planners.




Lichfield city centre regeneration gets planning go ahead

Last night, Lichfield City Council unanimously approved our plans to revitalise the city centre with the regeneration of the Friarsgate…



Planning permission granted for U+I’s Friarsgate development in Lichfield City centre

New development will create 1,000 jobs and inject millions into the local economy.

Property regeneration specialist U+I has been granted…



2016 annual report reveals the art of U+I

Today we released our 2016 Annual Report and Accounts

It's been a significant year for U+I – we’ve merged two…



Asking the right questions in Ashford

U+I recently ‘set up shop’ in Ashford to carry out several days of community consultations, gathering feedback on their regeneration…



Award-winning developer, U+I, to work with Camden Council to create a new library for Holborn

U+I, one the country’s most innovative regeneration developers, has been selected as Camden Council’s partner to redevelop Holborn Library and…



Breathing life back into 399 Edgware Road

What do you see when you look at these images?

U+I saw 700 new jobs, a community hub, brand new…



399 Edgware Road edges closer as first phase of construction completes

  • Formerly derelict site set to transform into new community hub for Brent with brand new residential and retail units,…


Plans for 800 new homes in Ashford

Today we share the news that we’re progressing plans for two regeneration projects in Ashford with a combined GDV of…



U+I brings forward plans for £180 million regeneration projects in Ashford

  • Two new schemes across 14 acres will bring more than 800 homes and over 200 jobs to local area…



Final phase of Granary Wharf mixed use project brings forward plans for new homes

Plans have been revealed for the final phase of CTP’s development at Granary Wharf in the heart of the vibrant…



Our first completed development in Dublin

Say hello to Percy Place, our first completed mixed-use development in Dublin.

Developed on a formerly derelict site just off…



Colour me Deptford

This week the brightly coloured privacy screens have been fitted to the Octavius Street apartment building on our mixed-use development…



A New Horizon for Ilford

This is the brand new look for Valentines House, currently a largely vacant 1970s office block and soon to be…



Plans submitted for Lichfield mixed-use regeneration

This month we submitted a major planning application for our Friarsgate development in Lichfield.

After extensive public consultation, we believe…



Final Phase of Cross Quarter Abbey Wood sold to HUB

This is Cross Quarter Abbey Wood, our £85 million regeneration project located right next door to the southeast terminus of…



Lift off for development plans at Harwell

We’re excited to announce that planning has been approved today for two new buildings on our scheme at Harwell Campus…



Celebrating a new community in the Royal Borough of Greenwich

Today we celebrated the opening of The Movement, our mixed-use regeneration scheme in Greenwich town centre. We marked the occasion…