Zero energy bills for the UK’s greenest Victorian homes

Victorian townhouses in Manchester become the first homes in Europe to achieve the world’s toughest performance standards set by the renowned German Passivhaus Institute. Featuring Nobel prize winning super material graphene and a host of world first technologies, these 125... View Article

Unlocking the drive to quality

James Parker reports on a call from TV architect George Clarke for a change in the way we build homes. TV architect George Clarke spoke at a recent event staged by Mitsubishi Electric looking at the urgent need to innovate... View Article

Designing a home with a year-round garden

Gardens have to feel good as well as look good. When designing a garden, it is important to take this into account and consider all the ways to make it perfect throughout the seasons. There are a few things you... View Article

Easy installations, when time is money

Well-designed products which are fast and easy to install can save valuable time on site, reducing costs and keeping projects on schedule. When it comes to taps and showers, there are an increasing number of stylish options available which can... View Article

Prestige Edinburgh development set to launch

An 84-apartment development considered to be the most upmarket in Scotland’s recent history is due to launch in the coming days, welcoming guests and prospective buyers. Unlike anything ever launched in Edinburgh – and more akin in ambition and level... View Article

Construction workers warned to prepare for harsh winter

With recent long range weather forecasts suggesting the UK could be facing the coldest winter for almost a decade, roof systems manufacturer Marley is urging construction workers to get prepared for freezing winter temperatures. Bitterly cold weather, ice and shorter... View Article

Housebuilder reveals plans to invest £25m in Cheddington

A leading housebuilder has revealed a £25million plan to build much-needed new homes in Cheddington after successfully finalising a land deal. Charles Church Midlands says it wants to build 100 new homes at the 12-acre site located at Mentmore Road,... View Article

Keller’s chic Chelsea kitchen

Keller’s new Chelsea kitchen reflects a vintage style; with a modern twist. The beautiful cabinetry features the new Tip-on technique, enabling the narrow profiled framework to be completely handleless; perfect for a sleek and seamless blend between cupboards and drawers.... View Article

The desperate need for student accommodation in the UK

The Purpose-Built Student Accommodation sector is experiencing incredibly high growth, with more and more developers getting involved in this lucrative investment. However, demand is continuing to be far higher than the provisions available. There is a genuine need for PBSA... View Article

Explore Offsite Housing returns for 2019

The shortfall in housing stock is an emotive subject which calls for a bold and radical approach to fundamentally change the way that projects are delivered. Being held at QEII Centre, London on 27 March, Explore Offsite Housing will attract industry leaders who will gather... View Article

Repton appoints Lovell to deliver 400 new Norfolk homes

Norfolk County Council-owned property company Repton has appointed Norwich-based partnership homes developer Lovell to build more than 400 homes in Norfolk. The proposals will bring new homes to Acle, between Norwich and Great Yarmouth; Hopton, just north of Lowestoft and... View Article