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We’re recruiting for a Senior Project Manager

Role: Senior Project Manager Location: Northwest (Manchester office and home-based working) Closing date: 25 August 2021 5pm

Unlocking Zoomshock opportunities

How can councils manage their property assets to be match fit for the post-Covid world?

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Public Sector Plc strengthens development team

Public Sector Plc has appointed Jennifer Rowland as Development Manager as part of an expansion of its commercial and development team.

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We’re recruiting for an Executive Assistant!

Recent growth in the future pipeline of relationships and project opportunities for Public Sector Plc has resulted in the creation of a new role within the business.

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Accredited supplier on the Bloom procurement OJEU compliant framework.

As an accredited supplier to Bloom, it is now easier for public sector organisations to make use of the Public Sector Plc Strategic Asset Management services especially Council and local authorities.

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It’s time for councils to review their assets...

Councils are looking to demolish buildings that are no longer fit for purpose and instead develop places which are flexible, multi-purpose and sustainable.

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Helping councils and the Public Sector to build back better

To allow us to meet the changing needs of our council and public sector partners and to help them build back better we have made some changes to the team. Paul Brown has been appointed CEO.

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Public Sector Plc has appointed property finance expert Mark Ewing as CFO

Mark brings with him more than 15 years’ experience in housing, property and land finance working for some of the largest names in residential and commercial property and regeneration.

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We must harness the power of offsite to build back better

Modular homes will increase the quantity of new homes, increase the quality and help to save the planet

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Work starts on Kent’s new zero carbon neighbourhood

Work has begun on Kent’s new zero carbon neighbourhood after the team behind the pioneering energy-efficient housing development broke ground this month.

Northern Housing Virtual Roundtable: Building sustainable communities post-

Wide-ranging discussion about the need for space in developments, the net zero agenda, and how housing providers will be crucial if we want to hit the government’s 300,000 homes a year housing target.

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Bolton gateway site secured

NATIONAL multi-sector property developer Godwin Developments, working with Public Sector Plc, has today announced the acquisition of a prominently located 1.3-acre vacant site in Bolton.

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Rula appointed development partner on significant north west site

Rula Developments has been appointed by the Cheshire West and Chester Council and Public Sector Plc partnership Build&Thrive to deliver the expansion of Winsford Industrial Estate

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Public Sector Plc partners with Liverpool-based social enterprise PLACED

Public Sector Plc is delighted to announce that development managers, Leena Gillespie and Kate Howe are going join a volunteer role of PLACED Ambassador on the 2020 PLACED Digital Academy.

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Winsford Industrial Estate

A five-year vision for Winsford Industrial Estate, which will create up to 1,260 jobs and deliver just over 460,000 sq ft of new commercial space on land next to the existing site.

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Partnership working to develop short-term residential accommodation

Plans to develop the temporary car park site in Bridge Street, Stourport-on-Severn into much needed short-term residential accommodation

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Gateshead Estates tenants

Dear Tenants, Like you, we are closely monitoring news regarding COVID-19. It is an unprecedented public health emergency and we are very concerned about the potential impact on our tenants.

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Property expert joins Public Sector Plc from Muse Developments

Kate joins Public Sector Plc from Muse Developments where she worked with Councils across the North West, including Cheshire West and Chester, Salford and Wirral.

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Budget 2020

The news on devolution, housing and infrastructure investment is welcome and starts to give us an idea of how this Government wants to get things done.

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Partnership with Derbyshire County Council has been agreed

A landmark partnership with Derbyshire County Council has been agreed to help get the best out of the land and property they own.

Working Lunch: We’ll deliver the future together

Tackling the housing crisis and climate emergency together will require councils to show leadership, but work in close cooperation with housing professionals to navigate a cultural transformation

Two thirds of local authorities have declared a climate emergency

According to latest figures nearly two thirds (265 out of 408) of district, county, unitary and metropolitan councils have declared a Climate Emergency.

Thousands of trees to be planted in environmental project

An environmental improvement project in Winsford involving the creation of a new habitat for wildlife and the planting of thousands of trees and shrubs begins in the spring

Transformation begins at home

Low carbon housing can empower councils to cut emissions and generate more income.

Start on site heralds next chapter in the life of former library

Work has begun on the second phase of a Southend-on-Sea Borough Council scheme to regenerate the former Friars Library, Community Centre and Pupil Referral Unit site in Shoeburyness.

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Vacant land to transform into energy efficient housing development in Kent

The new development of six high-quality, carbon neutral, family homes for rent, is being delivered by Public Sector Plc in partnership with NetZero Buildings.

Construction of over-55s apartments begins in Watling Street

Construction has started on a retirement living development for over 55s at the former council offices in Watling Street.

Overcoming the property dilemma

Councils are being supported to decide whether to focus property investments within or beyond their boundaries

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Public Sector Plc appoints new development manager

A warm welcome to Leena. She joins our team as we strengthen our team working with councils across the Northern Powerhouse.

The view from Birmingham

"We work directly with our partners on sites that can ultimately achieve best financial returns and higher/wider socio-economical benefits."

16th Public Sector Plc Advisory Group

On Monday 24th June, Council officers from 15 local authorities met for the 16th Public Sector Plc Advisory Group.

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Public Sector Plc has set its sights on delivering 3,000 modular homes

Public Sector Plc has set its sights on delivering 3,000 modular rental homes in the UK by the end of 2022. It will do this under a newly launched platform, LetLife.

Demolition begins at former council office in Watling Street

“We’re excited to play a role in delivering the future vision for Northwich and supporting the council’s ambitions for the town.”

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Waking up to the power of localism and local government

While there has quite rightly been much debate about globalisation and nationalism there has been far less talk about localism.

Unlocking land and property value within the public sector

Property is a valuable asset for the public sector – but it can also be costly to run and maintain. There are also certain Best Value requirements that councils must meet when commencing any project.

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How local authorities can move into PRS to provide family homes

Between 2006-07 and 2016-17, the number of households with dependent children in the private rented sector increased by almost one million (966,000).

Students given work experience at Public Sector Plc

As a business with a strong focus on socio-economic impacts, we are keen to pass on this knowledge to future generations by offering work experience placements.

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Meet Laila Miles, Development Manager at PSP

Laila joined Public Sector Plc in June 2018 as one of our Development Managers and brings a wealth of experience to the team.

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CW&C council and Public Sector Plc to regenerate vacant gateway land

The regeneration of Winsford continues with the proposed redevelopment of vacant land in a prime location and gateway into the town centre.

Municipal Journal CCG roundtable

Commercialisation in the public sector has become one of the hottest topics in local government, with councils’ ventures increasingly coming under greater scrutiny.

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Putting public sector relationships first to unlock property value (North)

Without the necessary resources to get projects moving, local authorities are finding it increasingly hard to deliver efficiency, value and socio-economic benefits from their land and property assets.

Public Sector Plc grows PRS housing team

Public Sector Plc has appointed highly experienced project manager, Sally Lloyd as Technical and Commercial Manager as it expands its PRS housing team.

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Paul Brown promoted to Director role at Public Sector Plc

Public Sector Plc is pleased to announce that Paul Brown, northern region Director has been promoted to the role of Board Director with his remit expanded to include responsibilities across the group.

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Work underway on new £9m Audi dealership Bolton

Deputy Leader of Bolton Council, Cllr Ebrahim Adia, said: “This major private investment from Jardine Motors Group will give a completely new look to this part of town."

The Advisory Group - continuously sharing knowledge and best-practice

The Public Sector Plc Advisory Group came together for its bi-annual discussion about activity across the local authority network to share best-practice.

Bright future for jobseekers at Winsford Industrial Estate

The Council and Public Sector Plc recently received planning permission to deliver a further 350,000 sq ft of new employment floorspace on land next to the site.

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A real win, win for Winsford as the estate continues to thrive and grow

The Council and its partner Public Sector Plc have supported the trailer manufacturer by unlocking the land for it to expand and the four year old company is now taking on 50 new people from the area.

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Merry Christmas

Wishing all our partners and friends a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. We're looking forward to 2019 and the exciting plans we have ahead.

Mayoral ribbon cutting of new nursery in Shoeburyness

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Monday 5 November to mark the completion of a new nursery development in Shoeburyness by The Worshipful The Mayor of Southend-on-Sea Councillor Derek Jarvis.

Rushcliffe Borough Council becomes Public Sector Plc’s 22nd partnership

Public Sector Plc today announces Rushcliffe Borough Council in Nottinghamshire has become its 22nd partnership.

Hundreds have their say on Weaver Square masterplan

A masterplan which could bring new residential development, local shops, a public services building and the potential for an exciting new food hub has been on show to the public.

Work starts at £22m Winsford factory

Bowmer & Kirkland has begun construction for Rula Developments on the new production facility for trailer and bodywork manufacturer Tiger Trailers.

How do Councils currently manage their assets?

Across the UK, Councils are one of the Country’s largest property owners.

Winsford Industrial Estate growth to boost Cheshire economy

Winsford is being hailed as a key contributor to the future prosperity of the county.

LG-CCG Commission report Jan 2018

PSP launched the LG-CCG Commission Report to our partners at the House of Lords on 23rd January 2018.

MJ Supplement January 2018

Municipal Journal (MJ) supplement based on the Local Government Council Consortium Group Commission Report is now available.

MJ Supplement December 2017

PSP has recently been featured in the Municipal Journal.


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