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DPA Planning's Sam Dewar commenting on a new report which found that up to a third of young people face living in private rented accommodation for the rest of their lives, said:""Generation rent" need a lot of help and quickly, said Sam Dewar, who wants to see more affordable homes built for first-time buyers, as well as better protection for those who rent."
Leisure sector contractor Medlock FRB has landed a starring role in another cinema upgrade as it strengthens its presence in the sector. Oldham-based Medlock is to begin work this month on a £1m project at the Astoria in Chippenham, Wiltshire, for family-owned Reel Cinemas.
It may not have the kerb appeal of residential purchases, or the corporate feel of commercial premises, but for investors looking to make strong returns industrial property is becoming a popular choice.