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.
The number of new build homes sold in March 2019 decreased by almost 20% compared with the same month in 2018, according to official date from the Land Registry.
The number of new homes registered by the UK’s house builders and developers in the first three months of the year reached more than 37,500, a 3% increase on the same period in 2018.
Councils and developers would be allowed to buy land in England more cheaply with the aim of building more low cost homes if Labour wins the next general election.
Developer Click Properties claims its latest rooftop 'airspace' development is the first to be completed since the government said it wanted expand the sector.
Kensington council had backed plan for 145 high-end houses with only five affordable homes
Owners of new builds who took part in a new survey have overwhelmingly backed a call to be allowed to hold back funds until all faults are rectified in a bid to improve the quality of new properties.
The new Construction Minister Andrew Stephenson is being urged to raise quality and standards in the home building industry by introducing licensing.
A new group of small sites are set to deliver much needed affordable housing for London as part of the Mayor’s Small Sites, Small Builders programme, it has been announced.
A century ago the predecessor to today’s Nationwide building society was instrumental in building Letchworth, the first of Britain’s garden cities. Now the mutual society is going back to the future and is to start building homes again for the first time in a hundred years, in a revolutionary not-for-profit venture challenging the major housebuilders’ grip on the property market.
South Derbyshire Council has approved an £87m development of 400 new homes at Cadley Park in Swadlincote.
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