Government funding boost for infrastructure and cutting carbon at Manydown

A £200,000 Government funding boost has been announced to help ensure that the new homes proposed at Manydown will be well-designed and eco-friendly with the right infrastructure in place. Announced this week (Tuesday 14 January) by Housing Minister Rt Hon Esther McVey MP, the funding is part of a £2.5 million allocation to help new [...]

By |17 January 2020|News|0 Comments

Young people help shape the Manydown country park

Young people gave their ideas about what they would like to see in the proposed country park at Manydown at summer holiday workshops. The drop-in sessions were held by two summer youth groups at the Ridgeway Centre in Buckskin last Thursday (22 August) and Bishops Green Village Hall on Wednesday (28 August) as part of [...]

By |02 September 2019|News|0 Comments

Unique two council partnership as a long-term commitment to Manydown

A unique new partnership has been created by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Hampshire County Council to work together to build much-needed new homes at Manydown. The two councils have created one joint organisation – Manydown Garden Communities LLP – to work together with a private sector developer to create 3,520 new homes on [...]

By |22 March 2019|News|0 Comments

Government funding tops £2.7 million for specialist Manydown infrastructure studies

More government funding has been announced to help ensure that the right infrastructure is in place for Manydown and other new homes to be built in the west of Basingstoke in the future. An additional £695,000 ‘capacity funding’ was announced today (Wednesday 13 February) by Housing Minister Kit Malthouse MP, bringing Government funding for work [...]

By |13 February 2019|News|0 Comments

Consultation on updates to Manydown outline planning application

Consultation has started on proposed changes to the outline planning application to create much-needed homes at Manydown. Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, as the local planning authority, is asking for comments on the amendments to the application for up to 3,520 new homes – plus businesses, community facilities, schools and a 250-acre country park. The [...]

By |30 July 2018|News|0 Comments

Community newsletter published

Changes are set to be made to the outline planning application for up to 3,520 new homes – plus businesses, community facilities, schools and a new 250-acre country park – on the northern part of Manydown. You can read the community newsletter explaining what the changes are and what the next steps will be here.

By |06 July 2018|News|0 Comments

Manydown shortlisted for multi-million pound Government infrastructure funding

The new Manydown development has cleared the first hurdle to being awarded multi-million pound infrastructure funding by the Government to support the delivery of much-needed new homes. Housing Secretary Sajid Javid announced yesterday (Wednesday 21 March) that Manydown is being shortlisted for the next stage of Housing Infrastructure Fund bidding. Manydown's importance as a strategic [...]

By |22 March 2018|News|0 Comments

Master developer with track record of creating great places chosen for Manydown

Urban&Civic, partnered with the Wellcome Trust, has been announced as the private sector development partner who will join Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Hampshire County Council to deliver their ambitious plans for an exemplar development of new homes on the northern part of Manydown in Basingstoke. Urban&Civic, the nationally renowned master developer with an [...]

By |28 February 2018|News|0 Comments

Government announces £10.3 million funding boost for Manydown infrastructure

The large integrated package of infrastructure needed for the Manydown housing development has been given a boost with the announcement of £10.3 million of Government funding. The announcement today (Thursday 1 February) by Housing Secretary Sajid Javid and Chancellor Philip Hammond names Manydown as one of the 32 council-led projects across the South East to [...]

By |02 February 2018|News|0 Comments

Changes to Manydown planning application in response to feedback

A drop-in information event is being held on Saturday (13 January) to give more information on proposed changes to the outline planning application for the Manydown development. Giving more details of the updates being made in response to feedback on the planning  application, the drop-in event will be held in the centre of The Malls [...]

By |08 January 2018|News|0 Comments