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Community initiatives and placekeeping at Kilnwood Vale

Kilnwood Vale is to be a 2,500 home development in West Sussex boasting key amenities such as a primary school, health centre, supermarket, neighbourhood centre and plenty of green, open spaces. Of course, to go alongside the amenities there needs to be a sense of community. Together the two will leave a strong legacy for
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Video: Garden village and sustainable community principles come to life at opening event

  Watch our video from Tadpole Garden Village, an award-winning Crest Nicholson development, to discover more about how we work with developers. On Saturday 22 April we had a wonderful time organising, along with Crest Nicholson, a community event to celebrate the opening of the allotments and two new play parks at Tadpole Garden Village
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Community at Christmas

  Is there a better time than at Christmas to celebrate community? This year the various garden villages and communities Preim work with have come together to create a wonderful festive feel and it’s all part of the model we adopt to make sure people feel at home in new developments. Find out about the
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Creating a community at Tadpole Garden Village

Whether it’s creating spaces that people are proud of, empowering residents or creating a legacy, a lot of work goes into building a community. Tadpole Garden Village is a great example of work being done to help foster a new community. A Crest Nicholson development just outside Swindon, Tadpole Garden Village demonstrates how important a
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Bringing the garden village vision to life

Fifty-one expressions of interest were submitted following the Department for Community and Local Government’s call for garden village proposals earlier in 2016. The huge response from local authorities has even led to the Government announcing an additional £1million in financial support for the initiatives. With so many expressions of interest and with these proposals now
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