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1705, 2024

Discover Harlow goes to UKREiiF

May 17th, 2024|

The Discover Harlow delegate team are going to UKREiiF (The UK's Real Estate Investment and Infrastructure Forum). The team is comprised of representatives from Harlow Council and the Harlow Gilston Garden Town. They will be hosting a panel discussion "From New Town to Garden Town" on Thursday the 23rd of May at 9:15AM. Attendees will hear all about the competitive advantages of locating and investing in Harlow, as well as investment opportunities in residential, commercial and infrastructure. It is an exciting time to invest in Harlow, and the panel discussion will include Harlow's growth story, its progression from new town to garden town and Harlow's exciting economic trajectory. If you would [...]

1605, 2024

See the plans for the £20 million Harlow Arts and Cultural Quarter

May 16th, 2024|

The scheme, which is being funded by the Government’s Levelling Up Fund, will form a new western gateway as part of the regeneration of Harlow town centre. The Harlow Arts and Cultural Quarter will complement Harlow Playhouse’s current offer as well as bring forward a range of new and improved spaces such as: Flexible live performance and exhibition spaces New café/restaurant and booking office for the Playhouse Music school and recording studios Flexible studio spaces for commercial and community use New location for the Gibberd Gallery Improved public realm to provide opportunities for performances and a new public square and pocket-park Upgrades to the Haydens Road underpass 47 high-quality residential apartments FIND [...]

1505, 2024

Work starts on regeneration of Harlow Bus Station

May 15th, 2024|

In April works began for the rebuild of Harlow’s bus station and the transformation of Terminus Street in the town centre. Harlow Council has entered into contract with Morgan Sindall to start demolition works in preparation of the multi-million-pound regeneration of Harlow Bus Station to create a first-class Sustainable Transport Hub and improvements to Terminus Street. Funded by Government as part of Harlow’s £23.7m Towns Fund programme, Harlow’s Sustainable Transport Hub and Interchange will see the existing bus station transformed and replaced with a new bright and welcoming space, providing public transport for Harlow’s residents, visitors and employees; and connecting with the Harlow and Gilston Garden Town sustainable transport corridor. Find [...]

1405, 2024

Work steps up to build new council homes for Harlow families

May 14th, 2024|

Harlow Council is ramping up its work to build new council homes for Harlow families with contractors on site in Woodleys progressing works as part of a scheme to provide 6 new houses. In 2024 the council is investing over £37 million to build 103 new council homes as part of phase 1 of its housebuilding programme. Arkwrights – 8 houses The Yorkes – 6 bungalows Woodleys – 6 houses Perry Road (former Lister House site) – 24 apartments Staple Tye depot – 10 houses Parnall Road – 5 houses and 5 apartments Sherards House – 14 houses Pytt Field – 5 houses Potter Street Neighbourhood Office – 5 apartments Lower [...]

1305, 2024

Broad Walk transformation to begin

May 13th, 2024|

Work is set to begin on the multimillion-pound regeneration of Broad Walk as part of Harlow Council’s priorities to rebuild our town and restore pride in Harlow. Contractors Conamar Building Services have been appointed to carry out the works, which will see the complete transformation of the high street and provide high-quality public spaces. The project will include: A comprehensive repaving of Broad Walk, East Walk and Harvey Centre Approach. • Much-needed green landscaping, including sustainable drainage. • Brand new and upgraded street furniture, including seating, lighting, bins and CCTV. • Improving the areas around the Obelisk, Trigon and Vertex sculptures. • Improved spaces and creation of a central pop-up and [...]

1005, 2024

Major development secured for Harlow residents

May 10th, 2024|

Harlow Council is buying a large private residential development in the town in a move which will secure more Harlow homes for Harlow people. The council has exchanged contracts with developers Hollybrook to buy the high-profile development next to the Burnt Mill roundabout. The development includes 172 one- and two-bedroom apartments designed and constructed for private rental. The development also includes ground floor commercial space, 150 cycle racks and 142 residents parking spaces - 23 of which have electric vehicle charging points - and communal roof gardens. Find out more here

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