Encasement acquires Pendock from Davidson Holdings

Peterborough based architectural and decorative casing solutions specialist, Encasement Ltd, has acquired Pendock as part of its strategy to expand into new market sectors, while increasing production capacity with the addition of Pendock’s UK based manufacturing facilities. Encasement was formed... View Article

Two of Kevin McCloud’s property businesses go into liquidation

Two companies forming part of Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud’s eco-friendly property business Happiness Architecture Beauty (HAB) have gone into liquidation. Investors had been attracted to HAB Land and subsidiary HAB Land Finance by a multimillion pound fundraising scheme that... View Article

Barratt Developments trading update

Barratt Developments PLC (the ‘Group’) held its Annual General Meeting (‘AGM’) at 12:00pm in London on 16 October and issued a trading update for the 15 week period from 1 July to 13 October (the ‘period’). All comparatives are to... View Article

SMART modular construction

Why SMART technology should be considered during manufacturing A modular build can be completed up to 50 per cent quicker than traditional construction methods. However, this time saving can be compromised if installers need to add time on to incorporate... View Article

Highland Housing Alliance shortlisted for UK-wide award

Highland Housing Alliance has been shortlisted for the “Best Regeneration Project” award at the Inside Housing Development Awards Inside Housing is a key industry body in the UK social housing sector, and the Development Awards are some of the most... View Article

Building sustainably to meet homeowner demands

Authored by Chris Coxon, Group Head of Marketing at Eurocell plc Over the past decade the public has become increasingly aware of sustainability issues, demanding greater consideration to be given to the issue in everything that they use and buy.... View Article


When it comes to the detection of smoke, heat and carbon monoxide (CO) in high rise buildings, it is vital to get it right first time. With this in mind, it’s crucial to be aware of the most effective alarm... View Article

Linden Homes acquires land to deliver 745 homes

Leading housebuilder, Linden Homes, has completed a major land deal to deliver 745 much-needed homes in Thanet, Kent. The 54-acre development will provide a mix of one, two, three and four-bedroom homes, with 25 percent of homes on site being... View Article

Multi-million pound construction partnership agreed

A deal worth £160m has been struck between a housing association and four construction companies to deliver hundreds of homes across Gloucestershire and the West of England, it has been announced today. Bromford, which owns 44,000 homes in the Midlands... View Article