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12-storey office building added to first phase of £1.4bn Mayfield development plan

The Mayfield Partnership has announced plans for a flagship office building to be built as part of the first phase…



The Powerhouse given green light at U+I’s Old Vinyl Factory in Hayes

Regeneration specialist U+I has secured planning permission from the London Borough of Hillingdon to bring the Powerhouse at its Old…



U+I appoints senior development manager as Mayfield moves forward

U+I has bolstered its team in Manchester as it enters an exciting phase in its transformation of Mayfield, Manchester.




It's time to reimagine our High Streets

At U+I, we are great believers in partnership, and so we are delighted to be working with BPF Futures and…



Matthew Weiner: Regeneration with purpose

As a business we are driven by a strong purpose to deliver long term value for all through regeneration. But…



Joseph Homes land last residential opportunity at U+I’s Old Vinyl Factory

Veneer Building will deliver over 100 new homes alongside the Vinyl Square, home to ‘Nipper’ the dog.

London-based developer Joseph…



Mayfield Partnership to submit plans this summer for first phase of £1bn development

A planning application is to be submitted this summer for developments which will mark the first phase of the £1.1bn…



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…



U+I welcomes Martyn Evans back into the fold as creative chief

U+I, the specialist regeneration developer and investor, is delighted to announce it will welcome Martyn Evans back into the fold…



Partnerships to power the future at Harwell

The power of partnership is what drives U+I. It’s through partnering with others, both through formal Public Private Partnerships and…



Matthew Weiner: Saving the high street

It is said Britain is a nation of shopkeepers, but when you realise it was a description coined by Napoleon,…



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…



PPP: The Reset launch event

It’s not often a government minister drops into the offices, but that’s what happened last week when Minister for Local…



The Worthwhile option

There are currently 24,400 commercial properties sitting empty in London. That’s the equivalent to 15 times the floorspace of Westfield…



Immortalised: The people loved, left and lost in our landscape

Memories have fascinated humans from the very beginning.

They’re a fundamental aspect that distinguishes us from any other living thing…



Matthew Weiner on identity

Think back to your childhood and the influence that buildings had on you as you grew up. Perhaps without even…



Eoin Condren: Donnybrook House - The next chapter in U+I's Dublin story

I don’t just say this as a Dubliner, but the Dublin market is an extremely exciting one. 

The last few…



Unlocking London's potential

At U+I, we believe that developing unused and underused public-sector land is key to delivering the homes and facilities Londoners…



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…



Ashford unzipped and 'open to the public'

If you turn around the corner of the former Kent Wool Growers site in Ashford, near Tannery Lane, you’ll come…



Marcus Shepherd: Inspiring innovators from the CRL

About seven years ago, U+I purchased a huge plot of land in Hayes. The site was a rather tired business…



Richard Upton: Putting the empathy back in Architecture

To me, architecture isn’t just about the technical brilliance or the awards won. It’s about the feel of a place.…



Penny Humphrey: Unlocking the value of unused spaces

Last week, we had the pleasure of hosting London think tank, Centre for London at our offices in Howick Place…



Eoin Condren: The regeneration of Ireland's cities

At the Property Industry Ireland conference on 14 June in Dublin, we were rather the newest kid on the block.…



Slough's renaissance continues as the Future Works launches

AshbyCapital, the property investment advisory company, and specialist regeneration and property developer, U+I, have launched The Future Works, their…



Matthew Weiner: Building a 2030

The Fairfield Social Club, at Mayfield, Manchester, is a unique 21st Century re-invention of a dying Victorian concept, the working…



Mark Richardson: Putting the spirit of partnership into construction

It’s not easy to pin it on just one thing, but there is a danger that the concept of working…



Levis, laundry and local community

When thinking of laundrettes, it’s impossible not to regard them with a sense of nostalgia.

In the mid-1980’s Levi’s jeans…



Building progresses at our Brighton sites

Creativity and transformation. These are two things that really matter to us at U+I and which we celebrated in Brighton…



University of Brighton poster festival marks construction start at Preston Barracks

The construction hoardings at Preston Barracks have this week become a riot of colour decorated with 1,500 posters created by…



Meaningful places start with Worthwhile Use

Humans are the only species that live not just in the present, but also consciously and continuously draw on experiences…



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…



Working together to regenerate with purpose

Last week, U + I hosted Property Week’s Regenerate conference, bringing together the best minds in the sector to discuss…



Preston Barracks development deal completed

Investment to bring £281m into Brighton & Hove's economy over the next ten years

Regeneration specialist U+I today announces that…


Intelligence, imagination and audacity: The beating heart of U+I

Richard Upton explains how U+I is able to find value in creativity and how our office reflects the ideals that…



Best in field: Worthwhile Use

U+I believe that Meanwhile Use is an integral part of the development process. 

In a world where there is an…


U+I appoints Development Director to spearhead major projects

Joanna Axon joins from Sellar Property Group

U+I, the specialist regeneration developer and investor, has announced the appointment of Joanna…



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…



Developing historic England

This week Richard Upton was appointed a Commissioner for Historic England. Here he reflects on the importance of heritage for…



Richard Upton: London Plan Reaction

I found it heartening that the Mayor’s London Plan embraced heritage and culture as being part of the fabric of…



The Power of Partnerships

It is two years since U+I came into the world, and thanks to the partnerships we’ve nurtured, we’ve achieved…



First letting at the Record Store in Hayes

Regeneration specialist U+I announces Aspect is the first company to take space in the newly launched Record Store at The…



Interim Results for the six months ended 31 August 2017

U+I on track to deliver full year development and trading gains in line with existing guidance

U+I (LSE:UAI), the specialist…



U+I announce ambition with new Manchester office

U+I, the specialist regeneration and property developer, has opened a new office in Manchester to accelerate its business growth ambitions…



Preston Barracks regeneration gets green light

We’re delighted to announce that in partnership with the University of Brighton, U+I has gained planning approval for the regeneration…



U+I used to highlight role of heritage in London’s future

Historic England has launched a new report around the key role heritage can play in London’s future growth. Translating Good…



Bringing life back to Circus Street

We are pleased to announce that construction has now begun at Circus Street, our mixed-use regeneration scheme in Brighton. This…



Planning shouldn’t limit regeneration

Recently Richard Upton argued in Estates Gazette that while planners look at the square feet of office space to calculate…



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…



Planning consent secured for Equipment Works, Blackhorse Road

Last night we were delighted to secure unanimous support for our £130 million mixed-use regeneration project, Equipment Works on Blackhorse…



U+I selected as partner on TfL Landmark Court site in Southwark

  • TfL has named Triangle London Developments (TLD) to create a joint venture to develop a site near Borough Market…


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…



Mayfield fundraiser for Manchester Arena victims

The opening weekend of the GRUB at Mayfield food fair, which begins on Friday June 9, will be run as…



Creating places that deliver value

Last night we hosted a panel discussion organized by RealWorth and Social Value UK that questioned if the property industry…



Putting Mayfield back on the map

Today marks a significant day in the next chapter of Mayfield in Manchester city centre. We have opened the doors…



Historic Manchester site to re-open this spring

Mayfield to become home to a weekly street-food fair

The historic Mayfield site in Manchester city centre will open to…



The Royal U + I

We were delighted to welcome their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry to the Old…



The Deptford Project wins placemaking gold

We’re thrilled to announce that The Deptford Project won the Placemaking Award at the 2017 Property Awards on Tuesday 4th…



Mayfield development partnership achieved consent for temporary Mayfield use

The Mayfield Development Partnership has been granted planning permission to create temporary office and events space on part of the…



Plans submitted for regeneration of Equipment Works

We’re happy to announce that we’ve submitted regeneration plans for a new mixed-use development near Blackhorse Road in the London…



Defiantly Mancunian - A vision for Mayfield

A poem written by

Mancunian poet Argh Kid has been commissioned by property regeneration specialist U+I to capture the essence…



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…



Poetry in motion for Mayfield

We’ve commissioned a poem written by talented Mancunian poet Argh Kid to capture the essence of Manchester and our vision…



Reaching new heights in Slough

We’re excited to announce that Brunel Place in Slough has a new name, a new websiteand has now ‘topped out’,…



The Future Works - a vibrant new addition to Slough’s skyline

First phase of major new Slough office development tops out. 

Regeneration specialist U+I’s development, The Future Works, which is a…



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…



Deptford wins at London Planning Awards

We’re delighted to announce that Deptford Market Yard was awarded Best Heritage Led Project at the London Planning Awards on…



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…



The Future is Bright for Friarsgate: Four more occupiers confirmed

U+I, the property regeneration specialist, has announced more good news as four new high street names have signed up…



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…



Mayfield Development Partnership submits plans for temporary Mayfield use

The Mayfield Development Partnership (the joint venture between Manchester City Council, LCR, Transport for Greater Manchester and U+I, the mixed-use…



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.




Property sector has its work cut out to deliver for all generations

The property sector is one of the worst performers in a new piece of research which looks at how different…



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…



U+I adds senior firepower as it comes to the end of a strong first year

Mark Richardson has joined the company as the Director of Delivery.


U+I, the mixed-use property regeneration specialist, has today announced…



Deptford: then and now

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



Destination Deptford: Deptford Market Yard officially opens for business

U+I hosted a launch event today to celebrate the official opening of Deptford Market Yard, U+I’s mixed-use regeneration project in…



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,…



A feast for Friarsgate: Three new food outlets set to open shop

Property regeneration specialist U+I has announced that a selection of popular restaurants will be joining the flagship Friarsgate development in…



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 Think presents Sound Development

Tickets are now available for Sound Development, the first ever conference to bring together the property development sector with 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…



Hello Deptford Market Yard

We’re thrilled to announce the fantastic line up of independent businesses that will shortly be moving into Deptford Market Yard.…



A new one-of-a-kind destination for Deptford

Exciting line up of local independent businesses announced for Deptford Market Yard.

Housed within the renovated historical railway arches next…



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…



U+I success at NLA Awards 2016

Our HQ scooped the top spot in the Office Interiors category at the New London Architecture Awards 2016 yesterday. 




Summer of creativity for Sittingbourne

Sittingbourne High Street can look forward to an injection of creativity this summer thanks to the arts programme planned for…



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.




U+I home hosts London Festival of Architecture launch

Our Howick Place home became a hub for some of the country’s finest architects, designers and urban planners as we…



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…



Getting the local view on Preston Barracks plans

We recently began public consultations to gather feedback in response to our plans for a £150m regeneration scheme for Brighton.…



It's full year results time...

This morning we were pleased to announce report record levels of development and trading gains for 2016. 

Reporting on our…



Preliminary Results for the year ended 29th February 2016

U+I today reports a second consecutive year of record development and trading gains driving further growth in net asset value.…



Launching The Central Research Laboratory of today

A mix of leaders from the worlds of investment, technology and design came to The Old Vinyl Factory on 31…



U+I selected to redevelop Albert Embankment

We are delighted to have been selected by the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) as their development partner…



New chapter for iconic London landmark as U+I appointed to transform former headquarters of London Fire Brigade in PPP deal

U+I has been appointed by the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LEFPA) as its development partner for the regeneration…



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…



Green fingers at Platform

Artists and local residents brought a touch of greenery to our project in Southwark with the launch of a community…



New partnership, new destination for Holborn

We’re delighted to have been selected by Camden Council as their partner for a new Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project to…



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,…


FIELD Brighton welcomes seven new start ups

We’ve spent months transforming a former rifle range into a new home for Brighton’s most exciting start-ups. FIELD Brighton is…



12 Hammersmith Grove: U+I and Aberdeen’s latest office development ready to draw big names to Hammersmith

  • Project builds on the success of 10 Hammersmith Grove which set a new benchmark for rents in Hammersmith

  • Site,…



Building culture into London’s sustainable future

This morning over 200 people gathered in our auditorium for our inaugural U+I Think event, the first in a series…



Property Week outlines U+I’s vision

Last week’s Property Week published a lead interview with Chief Executive Matthew Weiner and Deputy Chief Executive Richard Upton in…



U+I Selected as One of TfL’s 13 Property Partners

We are excited to be one of a very strong line up of some of the most influential developers in…



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…



The Old Vinyl Factory hosts Reunion for ex EMI Employees

On 3rd February,  The Old Vinyl Factory welcomed over 40 of it’s ex employees back to the site to share…



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…



The Light Cinemas agree to join Spirit of Sittingbourne town centre development

The Light Cinemas, one of the UK’s fastest growing cinema operators, has agreed to join the £57m Spirit of Sittingbourne…



Circus Street Market gone but not forgotten

Imagination. Place-making. Creativity. Thriving communities. These are just a few of U+I’s favourite things.

Which is why we love this…



Colour me Deptford

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



Applications open at Field Brighton

This is FIELD, a temporary workspace project launching at our Preston Barracks development on Lewes Road in the New Year.…



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 our new home in U+I style

We threw open the doors at Howick Place last night and welcomed friends, collaborators, architects, designers and development partners to…



We’re all over the papers

We took the front covers of the top property publications last week including The MJ, Estates Gazette and Property Week.…



The Deptford Project Becomes Deptford Market Yard

If you go down to Deptford today, you might spot our new hand painted hoarding on the high street.




The UK’s first media academy comes to The Old Vinyl Factory

We’re excited to announce that one of the world’s leading media and entertainment groups, Global, has begun construction of the…



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…



Shipping Building at The Old Vinyl Factory Sold in Ship Shape

Today we announced the sale of the Shipping Building, a seven-story, 100, 000 sq. ft. office building which is part…



Welcome to U+I

U+I, launched today, is the product of a merger between Development Securities and Cathedral. This morning we moved both companies…