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Project Progress

2014/2015

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council began consulting residents on the concept of regenerating the Queensway Estate and made big four decisions to demolish towers, transform the road, offer residents same terms and conditions and agreed scope of project.

2016

Southend-on Sea- Borough Council started work on procurement process and started informal engagement with possible partners.

2017

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council confirmed their desired outcomes for the project and announced this.

2018

Procurement Process started March 2018.

2019

Selection of Swan Housing Association as Borough’s preferred partner.

Contracts signed for a 30-year joint venture partnership between the Borough and Swan.

Social Life Survey carried out to identify the strengths and weaknesses, needs, aspirations and opportunities presented by this regeneration and to enable the development of the “Better Queensway for everyone” programme of community investment. It also provides an evidence baseline to enable the measurement of the impact of this programme and the wider estate regeneration.

Better Queensway launch event for residents.

Design Consultation commences.

2020

September - Planning application submitted.

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