Laying concrete foundations for a sustainable future

Local planning requirements have always been an important consideration for housebuilders and developers but when faced with environmental obligations, it can be difficult to find the perfect roofing solution. Mark Parsons, Technical Director at Russell Roof Tiles highlights how concrete... View Article

Acorn pre-construction director joins CESW board

Acorn Blue Pre-Construction Director David Stein has been invited to join the board of Construction Excellence South West (CESW). David, who joined Acorn in 2007, has many years of experience working in the industry, both as contractor and client. He... View Article

PCA Training Initiative a Finalist in HVR Awards

Vent-Axia is delighted that the national trade body, The Property Care Association (PCA), is a shortlisted in the HVR Awards. The PCA is a finalist within the Training Initiative of the Year category with its entry ‘Evaluating Ventilation in Existing... View Article

Which CEOs are speaking at HOMES 2018?

At Homes 2018, you will learn from 150+ expert speakers covering two key sector challenges: how to accelerate affordable housing delivery and how to maintain high-quality and safe homes. With six theatres to choose from, the range of content is unrivalled so you... View Article

HBA: Planning statistics demonstrate we need planning reform

The Construction Index reports that there were fewer planning applications made in the year ending June 2018 compared to June 2017. Statistics released by the Ministry for Housing and Local Government showed a decline of 2% in major residential planning applications,... View Article

Millwood appoints new managing director

Tonbridge-based homebuilder Millwood Designer Homes has appointed Nick Stonley as its new Managing Director. Nick joins at an exciting time when the company is pursuing rapid growth, having recently acquired several new sites in prime areas across Kent, Sussex and... View Article

NFB: Lead by example before you lead small business

According to the NFB, if the Labour Party wants to offer meaningful loans and advice to SMEs, it needs to first understand the environment in which they operate. Shadow Business Minister Bill Esterson MP has spoken to The House magazine... View Article

The show that’s got decorating covered

On November 27th and 28th, the decorating trade will convene at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena for the 2018 National Painting and Decorating Show. For professional decorators, contractors, merchants and stockists, this is the annual trade event that has the entire decorating... View Article

L&G Response: Government funding for affordable housing

Ben Denton, Managing Director of Legal & General Affordable Homes said: “‘We are pleased that the Government has announced increased funding towards affordable housing today. This will help to deliver more homes at levels that residents can afford in areas... View Article