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Changes to some planning processes

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Changes to some planning processes

New rules allowing commercial premises to be converted into homes have come into force as part of a package of measures to revitalise England’s high streets and town centres. The government says...

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Norwich – A Happy Place

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Norwich – A Happy Place

Norwich has been ranked fifth in a list of the most family-friendly places to live in the UK. Research conducted by online retailer Play Like Mum, looked at the places those with young children might consider...

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House prices continue to grow

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House prices continue to grow

Increasing demand, together with the continued shortage of homes, means house prices and rents are still rising, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). This has prompted the...

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Hydrogen homes this spring

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Hydrogen homes this spring

The UK’s first homes with household appliances fuelled entirely by hydrogen are set to be completed by April. The two semi-detached properties, funded with the help of the UK government’s Hy4Heat...

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Making plans for the future

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Making plans for the future

Future-proofing a home for later in life is something architects are often asked to consider when working on designs for new builds, renovations, conversions or extensions. Indeed, here at Howie Architects...

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