Sandbanks residents at war over £250m plan to build ‘soulless’ block of 119 flats on Victorian hotel

Millionaire residents of Sandbanks are battling developers over plans to build a ‘soulless’ block of flats on the site of an historic hotel where inventor of the radio Guglielmo Marconi established the world’s first wireless communications.  Almost 5,000 letters of objection have been lodged against the £250million development, which if approved by planning officers, would … Read more

Sandbanks residents at war over £250m plan to build ‘soulless’ block of 119 flats on Victorian hotel

Millionaire residents of Sandbanks are battling developers over plans to replace a historic hotel, where inventor of the radio Guglielmo Marconi lived, with a ‘soulless block of flats’.  Almost 5,000 letters of objection have been lodged against the £250million development, which if approved by planning officers, would see the Haven Hotel at Poole Harbour, Dorset, bulldozed … Read more

Man, 39, arrested after woman stabbed to death inside block of flats in south-east London 

Man, 39, is arrested for murder after woman is stabbed to death at block of flats in south-east London Police were called just after 2.15am today and found a seriously injured woman  She was in a block of flats in Greenwich, south-east London with stab wounds A man, 39, has been arrested for murder after … Read more

Planning rules will be relaxed so we can turn empty High Street shops into FLATS

Planning rules will be relaxed so we can turn empty High Street shops into FLATS in bid to revitalise deserted areas under new scheme being considered by Housing Secretary Planning restrictions will be relaxed so empty shops can converted more easily Full planning applications will no longer be required to convert shops It will become … Read more

Fire-risk flats where repairs will cost each resident up to £156k

Fire-risk flats where repairs will cost each resident up to £156k: First-time buyer reveals the most expensive example of cladding crisis so far Repair bills at Milliners in Bristol are believe to be the biggest individual cost Solicitor Steph Pike, 29, paid £193,000 for her one-bedroom flat   Tests found The Milliners had the same combustible … Read more

Fire-risk flats where repairs will cost each resident up to £156k

Fire-risk flats where repairs will cost each resident up to £156k: First-time buyer reveals the most expensive example of cladding crisis so far Repair bills at Milliners in Bristol are believe to be the biggest individual cost Solicitor Steph Pike, 29, paid £193,000 for her one-bedroom flat   Tests found The Milliners had the same combustible … Read more

Save our homes: 400 residents of fire trap flats urge MPs to help

Save our homes: 400 residents of fire trap flats urge MPs to help after they’re told they face eviction if they don’t pay £100,000 safety bill 400 residents at Royal Quay in Liverpool face homelessness over fire safety cost They have already been plunged into debt after their service charge increased  It comes as MPs … Read more

Six private islands on sale for less than the price of UK two-bedroom city flats

Private islands. They’re for billionaires and Bond villains, right? Wrong. It turns out that they’re much more affordable than you might think. Not cheap, but a study by Evoluted shows that there are some out there that you can snap up for less than the price of a UK two-bed city flat in the likes … Read more

The stunning private islands for sale that are cheaper than the price of UK two-bedroom city flats

Private islands. They’re for billionaires and Bond villains, right? Wrong. It turns out that they’re much more affordable than you might think. Not cheap, but a study by Evoluted shows that there are some out there that you can snap up for less than the price of a UK two-bed city flat in the likes … Read more

Girl, 12, is found injured after ‘falling from height’ at block of flats in east London

Girl, 12, is found injured after ‘falling from height’ at block of flats in east London as police launch investigation Girl fell ‘from height’ in Acton Mews in Haggerston, London, at 9.16pm last night She was treated by paramedics at the scene and taken to hospital by ambulance  Her condition is non-life threatening and police … Read more