Persimmon’s CEO Jeff Fairburn to step down over bonus row

CEO of Persimmon Jeff Fairburn is to leave his role following criticisms of his £75m bonus payment. According to the housebuilder’s statement, the “distraction” around Fairburn’s pay award earlier this year was having a negative impact on the company’s reputation,... View Article

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The Ministry of Housing has gone all out with its combustible cladding ban. Following its initial announcement in the summer, details of the scope of the ban recently emerged, namely that it covers all materials except those which achieve a... View Article

Tyne development scoops national award

A housing regeneration project in Gateshead has won a top national award. Phase one of the Trilogy development in Saltwell scooped the Best Regeneration Project – over 71 homes – at the Inside Housing event, staged at The Brewery, central... View Article

New commuter pads launched in Thurrock

The Office for National Statistics has warned that the number of Londoners under the age of 40 setting up their own home in the capital is to fall significantly over the next 15 years. However, the report goes on to... View Article

The energy efficient Wilo Yonos-PICO

Wilo’s Wilo Yonos-PICO series of small circulators has a range of new features that have been added to this popular circulator, primarily for residential homes and properties, for heating systems and air conditioning equipment. With this new version, Wilo has... View Article

Wallyford ready for digital revolution

Energy Assets Utilities is playing a key role in ensuring that the 2,200 new homes planned for a major development in Wallyford, Scotland, will be at the leading edge of the digital revolution sweeping across the residential new build sector.... View Article

Spring launch for new Formby homes

The first new homes at The Dunes in Formby will be released in spring /summer 2019, Elan Homes has announced. The homebuilder has recently started work to prepare a site off Lenton Avenue for housing after securing reserved matters consent... View Article

Return to underlying profitability for Stewart Milne Group

Stewart Milne Group has today reported strong results which have seen the business deliver a second successive year of turnover and profit growth. The independent, award-winning housebuilder and timber systems manufacturer has posted a £40million increase in turnover, from £240.5m... View Article

Work under way on new homes development in Norton Canes

Work is well under way on a new housing development in Norton Canes that will support around 2,000 jobs locally. Housebuilder Persimmon Homes West Midlands has started building at Norton Hall Meadow, in Norton Hall Lane, a joint development with... View Article

Agar Grove Estate, Camden

Largest Passivhaus development in the UK Sustainable regeneration of 1960’s council housing estate in Camden as part of council’s Community Investment Programme 500 affordable homes in blocks of 4-18-storeys Teplo wall ties chosen for external cavity walls to minimise fabric... View Article

The shape of our future high street

Are our town centres destined to become predominantly residential zones? James Parker investigates this growing trend. Last week we experienced, depending on your point of view, what was either an exciting Christmas present-buying opportunity, or the blatant retailer-driven frenzy that... View Article