The Netherlands has found an ingenious way to combat rising water – build housing that does the same
The Government has announced over £600 million in new funding to support the building of 50,000 new homes in England.
The two-up, two-down house, which used to be a staple of the British housing market, is no longer popular with the number being built halved in the last 20 years, new research shows.
There is a significant trust deficit facing UK developers and councils which needs a new approach to house building for the issues to be resolved, it is claimed.
Housing developments in the UK should give more priority to making homes more attractive with the onus projected onto councils to make sure ugly buildings are not given planning permission, according to a new report.
Trafford Housing Trust and L&Q have joined forces with Willmott Dixon to bring forward the development of Homes England’s D’Urton Lane site in Preston.
There was a 10% increase in new builds registered as sold in England and Wales in the 12 months to May 2019, compared to May 2018, according to the latest official figures to be published.
Housebuilders blame Brexit uncertainty for a lack of new residential projects
Homes England, the government’s housing accelerator, completed 40,289 houses between April 2018 and March 2019.
During that same period, 45,692 homes were started on site under programmes managed by Homes England.
Owning a housing or property company is helping councils in England to build more homes, a new report has found, leading to building reaching its highest level since 1990.
Canary Wharf Group is in talks to buy most of London property rival Capco’s troubled Earl’s Court site, it emerged on Tuesday.
A diverse group of organisations connected with the building industry have come together to support the UK’s first ever national housing design audit.
While other industries have become vastly more efficient, construction has lagged behind. Now forward-thinking builders are looking at the ways technology can help.
The construction industry in the UK has come together to develop a mandatory licensing scheme for all UK construction companies to transform the sector into a high quality and professional industry.
There was a 15% decrease in new build sales registered in England and Wales in April compared with the same month in 2018, the latest official figures show.
Planning approvals for new homes have fallen for the first time since 2011 with research suggesting that Brexit uncertainty is restricting finance available to developers.
New homes and factories are to be built from bricks made out of the human waste of four million Londoners.
It has long been indicted that the Government target of 300,000 new homes a year by the middle of the 2020s is going to be a hard one to meet and now there is even more evidence suggesting this is the case.
A new, ground-breaking piece of legislation to transform the quality of new homes in England is urgently needed say planners.
Almost 200,000 workers will be needed in the construction industry by 2025 if the Government’s target of 300,000 new homes a year is to be met, but this fall substantially if new construction methods are adopted.
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