Welborne Development Fareham needs £30m boost

A CONTROVERSIAL new Hampshire housing development needs a £30m Government cash injection to go ahead, an MP says.welborne-200115

Suella Fernandes, the new Fareham MP, threw her weight behind the proposed 6,000-home Welborne development, earmarked for land north of Fareham.
It comes after the Daily Echo revealed the scheme has already cost more than £2 million.
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Southampton’s Royal Pier waterfront revamp plans unveiled

Plans to revamp Southampton’s waterfront with a £450m development are to go on show.

The Royal Pier Waterfront development, includes 730 apartments, restaurants, up to 50 shops and a 250-bed hotel.southampton-waterfront

It will also incorporate a casino, which has been granted a licence by the government for up to 150 slot machines and 30 blackjack and poker tables.

If it goes ahead, construction could start on the first buildings in 2017 with the development completed by 2032.

The plans could see the park space at Mayflower Park made bigger with a Spitfire sculpture in the city where the plane was first built.

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