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Last chance to register for housing development pilot

19 February 2021
Small, local builders are encouraged to register to take part in a pilot scheme unlocking housing development opportunities with Thurrock Council before applications close in 2 weeks' time.
The initiative, launched by Local Partnerships, will close on Friday 5 March 2021. It aims to provide support to small, local businesses during the planning application process and offer eligible businesses the chance to work with the council delivering high-quality housing within the borough.

Success in selection to take part in housing development pilot

29 January 2021
Thurrock Council is one of only 3 UK councils to succeed in being selected to test a new pilot scheme aimed at unlocking development opportunities for delivering much-needed housing with small and medium enterprise (SME) builders.
The council is taking part in the initiative, launched by Local Partnerships, until March 2021. It is primarily aimed at stimulating house building with smaller, local businesses and supporting the local economy as it recovers from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.