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Rupert joins BPF Steering Group


Rupert Pometsey has joined the steering group of Bradford Property Forum. Rupert is currently the Director of Lumia Homes, part of Incommunities, and is responsible for the development of housing of all tenure types. He has been involved in a number of housing schemes to regenerate the local area.  With a background in architecture, Rupert has over a decade of

Written on December 1, 2016Mike Cartwright
Published in Commercial, Local News, News, Residential

BPF calls for calm over Green Belt uproar


Businesses working in Bradford’s property sector have called for calm over the recent conclusion that green belt land would need to be released in the District for future development. Bradford Property Forum, a network and lobbying group of businesses connected to the Chamber of Commerce, has said that, if Bradford’s economic growth and prosperity is to be secured in years

Written on October 3, 2016Mike Cartwright
Published in Local News, News, Residential

Heritage group calls for ‘resi’ mill conversions


Historic England has called for four of Bradford’s former mills to be converted into residential use. The heritage group has produced a report saying developers, mill owners and public bodies liaise to maximise these and other buildings. Bradford Property Forum has long called for derelict and disused buildings to be reviewed for potential usage, but notes the likely cost implications

Written on July 13, 2016Mike Cartwright
Published in News, Residential

North Bierley treatment site marked out by Keyland


Proposals have been submitted to develop a former water treatment plant on the outskirts of Bradford, creating a business park and homes as well as 800 jobs. Keyland Developments Ltd has passed the outline plans to Kirklees Council after first indicating it wanted to regenerate the redundant North Bierley waste water treatment works almost two years ago. Read more on

Written on July 12, 2016Mike Cartwright
Published in Commercial, Local News, Residential

House-builders’ Event: Wakefield, 25 Feb


An event in Wakefield for small and medium-sized house-builders takes place later this month. The event will include: – Information on new support to help you unlock stuck sites – Feedback from a local housebuilder on how the Council helped his company bring forward development – Expert speakers on key challenges for small and medium sized companies – Information from the Homes &

Written on February 9, 2016Mike Cartwright
Published in Events, News, Residential