Vibrant Northstowe town centre one step closer

Homes England, Keepmoat and Capital&Centric sign an agreement to deliver 3,000 homes and new town centre, providing a boost to the Northstowe community Homes England has signed a collaboration agreement with developers Keepmoat and Capital&Centric, to accelerate the delivery of... View Article

The wow factor of bathroom wall panels

Have you ever thought about using decorative wall panels for shower spaces, utility rooms or cloakrooms? Amanda Mills of Kinedo presents the case for using wall panels to create stunning bathroom spaces in particular. Wall panels are one of the... View Article

North East developer gets bigger, faster and better

Building more homes, more quickly than its regional rivals, Vistry North East is eying a record breaking year. Targeting 800 new properties across 15 sites, from Morpeth in the north to Guisborough in the south, the business is confident of... View Article

Leading Housebuilding Group Names Two New Managing Directors

The Springfield Group has made two senior promotions, appointing Andrew Curran to Managing Director (Central) covering Springfield Properties, Dawn Homes, Walker Group and Mactaggart & Mickel Homes and Kieran Graham to Managing Director of Tulloch Homes. Andrew Curran, who has... View Article

Breaking barriers to sustainable drainage

In the face of escalating urban flooding challenges across the UK, Richard Eddy of Polypipe Building Products looks how to break down the barriers to introducing sustainable drainage systems in housebuilding projects. With the UK’s sewerage infrastructure straining under the... View Article

Futurebuild 2025 ready to make an impact

Futurebuild is excited to announce ‘Impact’ as the theme for its 2025 show. This theme embodies Futurebuild’s commitment to making a positive and lasting impact on the built environment and the communities it serves, with a focus on innovation and... View Article

Future Homes Standard is a starting point

The upcoming Future Homes Standard represents an important step towards more sustainable housing but should be viewed as a foundation rather than a ‘ceiling’ according to Simon Garbett of Wienerberger There’s little doubt that the homebuilding industry still has a... View Article

Social strength

Patrick Mooney, housing consultant and news editor of Housing, Management & Maintenance magazine asks ‘has the case for an expanded social housebuilding programme ever been stronger’? During the height of council house building in the 1950s, councils built on average... View Article

‘Radical’ Matthew Pennycook appointed Housing Minister

Matthew Pennycook has been confirmed as Housing Minister, in the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities headed by Secretary of State Angela Rayner. Pennycook is an experienced politician including in housing, reportedly showing a ‘radical’ approach to the Private... View Article

Housebuilding sector reacts to Labour landslide win

The housebuilding industry has responded positively to the news of a landslide Labour Government, but cautioning that action is needed quickly to resolve a series of challenges in the sector. Labour will be expected to puts its colossal 170-seat majority... View Article