Building Homes, Creating Communities

  It’s not enough to build housing: people want homes, with facilities and a sense of community and place. Sam Veal, Chief Executive of Blueprint looks at the need to build new communities, not just houses.  The mismatch between the need for homes and the number of new homes built each year is well known, however, focusing purely on numbers […]

Building Homes, Creating Communities

Vauban – a visual report on our visit

Ashley Walters, Development Manager at Blueprint, returns from the company’s trip to Vauban in Germany – one of the world’s most sustainable housing districts – having seen grassy tram tracks, car-free streets and picturesque community living in action. As hoped, we had a very enjoyable time visiting Freiburg’s Vauban district and picked up lots of interesting tips and facts about […]

Vauban – a visual report on our visit

A Masterclass in Sustainable Urban Living

Ashley Walters, Development Manager at Blueprint, discusses the company’s forthcoming trip to the world’s most ‘sustainable model housing district’ in the heart of Germany’s Black Forest. With our commitment to protecting the environment, we’re always keen to learn more from the experience of others, so this year our annual team meeting takes us to the district of Vauban on the […]

A Masterclass in Sustainable Urban Living

Places for People acquires 50 percent of Blueprint Regeneration Partnership

igloo Regeneration Ltd, the sustainable regeneration specialist, has today announced that Places for People has acquired 50 percent of Blueprint. Places for People will acquire the Igloo Fund’s share of the UCIS following its purchase of the assets of the wider igloo Regeneration Partnership Fund, as well as the fund’s JV holdings and ongoing property interests. Established in 2005, Blueprint […]

Places for People acquires 50 percent of Blueprint Regeneration Partnership

Igloo’s Nick Ebbs appointed High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire

Chief executive of Blueprint, Nick Ebbs, has been appointed as High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire. He formally accepted the position at an installation ceremony, which was attended by nearly 200 people at Nottingham Contemporary, marking the start of his year in office. High Sheriffs are appointed by the Queen through a Royal Warrant. The office dates back to Anglo Saxon times. […]

Igloo’s Nick Ebbs appointed High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire

Nottingham’s Fruit Market Allows Residents to Cherry-Pick Dream Home

Alec Hamlin, Development Manager at Blueprint, discusses the growing popularity of group custom build communities in the UK and points to Nottingham’s Fruit Market development as a shining example of the theory in practice. Nottingham’s first ever group custom build community, the Fruit Market in Bath Street in Sneinton, will eventually be made up of 40 sustainable and architecturally unique […]

Nottingham’s Fruit Market Allows Residents to Cherry-Pick Dream Home

Blueprint’s Trent Basin celebrated at prestigious awards

The team at Blueprint were delighted to be awarded Sustainable Development of the Year at the East Midlands Bricks Award earlier this month for their pioneering work at Trent Basin. Business Link Magazine’s annual East Midlands Bricks Awards recognise and celebrate those behind the changing landscape and the exceptional development activity being carried out across the region. The ground-breaking Trent […]

Blueprint’s Trent Basin celebrated at prestigious awards

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Building Homes, Creating Communities

22nd March 2019

  It’s not enough to build housing: people want homes, with facilities and a sense of community and place. Sam Veal, Chief Executive of Blueprint looks at the need to build new communities, not just houses.  The mismatch between the need for homes and the number of new homes built each year is well known, however, focusing purely on numbers […]

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