‘It is inevitable that at some point some of our communities will have to move back from the coast,’ warns Environment Agency chief
"Climate change is happening now, and its impacts will continue to worsen. Rainfall patterns are changing, causing more frequent flooding, and while we continue to protect and prepare coastal communities from rising sea levels, it is inevitable that at some point some of our communities will have to move back from the coast," says Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, as a new plan is launched to protect more UK homes from flooding.
Coastal communities ‘may need to build back to better places’ away from flood zones, warns Environment Agency
“We’re going to have to keep assessing whether we can, as a whole, as a country, afford to protect different parts of the landscape," says EA chief Emma Howard Boyd - suggesting the some communities will…
'In some cases, the scale of flooding or coastal change may be so significant [that it] may mean potentially moving communities out of harm’s way in the longer term'
Savills is looking for offers over £1.75mn for The Isle of Vaila in the northernmost part of the UK. The 757-acre private island features a castellated mansion, farmhouse, cottage, watchtower, and 6.
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Edvin Griskin won numerous awards as a top negotiator at his former firm.
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YouTube star & luxury real estate agency team up to showcase the '$1bn' Chateau Du Champs De Bataille in Normandy, which is now up for rent.
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Elicyon founder Charu Gandhi on building a top design brand, finding the right balance & visualising the ‘perfect client’
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Architect Chakib Richarni and developer Interlitrade combined two separate apartments to create this vast 5,600 sq ft duplex on De Vere Gardens.
Housebuilder's net reservations were a third lower in its latest financial half-year than the corresponding period in 2022 - "reflecting the sharp increase in interest rates and the ongoing elevated political…
Knight Frank upgrades global house price forecasts as ‘some prime buyers appear confident that the worst is now behind us’
'Cautious optimism is emerging as prime buyers consider economic headwinds to be easing,' says Knight Frank, as the property firm raises its outlook for international resi price growth in 2024.
Stanley Park has been renovated into an extraordinary and rare rental home.