Go beyond the minimum on acoustics

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Rob Crampton of Hush Acoustics explains why investment in acoustic insulation will result in a higher level of satisfaction for customers. Acoustic standards in UK housebuilding have not been upgraded in a meaningful way since the early... View Article

Major Planning Application Approval

Inland Homes plc, the brownfield developer and housebuilder focused on building residentially led developments for direct sale or on behalf of partner organisations, today announces that it has received a resolution to grant planning permission, subject to the signing of... View Article

Salford apartment block officially open

A new apartment block named in honour of one of Salford’s most famous sons is now open – bringing more than 100 affordable homes to the city. The first residents are now moving in at Artifex in Trinity – the... View Article

Regeneration funding announced by Gove’s renamed MHCLG

Thousands of new homes will be built on underused and derelict land to regenerate local areas and help people onto the property ladder, the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has announced. Almost £58 million from the £75... View Article

London Build is set for a huge return

London Build is set for a huge return to Olympia London’s Grand Hall for our live Expo on the 17th & 18th November. This is going to be one major celebration as we open our doors to the UK’s biggest... View Article

Partnership to deliver 68 new homes for Bartley Green

Lovell Partnerhips is proud to announce its latest development with the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT), to create affordable housing and open market residential dwellings on Monmouth Road, adjacent to Senneleys Park, in Bartley Green. The new development, named Senneley’s... View Article

Barratt Homes to transform disused land in Leith

Housebuilder to build two new five-star developments in the area, creating 60 jobs and over £36m in GVA Derelict brownfield land in Leith is set to be transformed into two new five-star housing developments thanks to Barratt Homes. The UK’s... View Article

CIOB welcomes new Secretary of State

Following today’s government reshuffle, the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP for Surrey Heath has been appointed as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government. The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) looks forward to working with the new Secretary of State to ensure the construction industry’s priorities are well... View Article

Councils respond to Michael Gove appointment

Responding to the appointment of Michael Gove as Secretary of State at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman of the Local Government Association, said: “This has been an incredibly difficult period for councils and... View Article

North west success for housebuilder at Health and Safety Awards

Leading housing partnerships developer Lovell is celebrating success in the North West, having been recognised for its commitment to health and safety by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). RoSPA is a British charity that aims to raise awareness for... View Article

netMAGmedia launches new construction industry podcast

netMAGmedia, which publishes a range of titles for the construction sector, presents the Building Insights podcast, which speaks to key voices from across the industry. Engaging with thought leaders from the worlds of design, construction, development, self-build and social housing... View Article

Michael Gove replaces Jenrick as Housing Secretary

Michael Gove, formerly Minister for the Cabinet Office, has been appointed Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, replacing Robert Jenrick in PM Boris Johnson’s Cabinet reshuffle. With a full brief including tackling the housing crisis and the... View Article

Leaseholders freed from costly contract terms

Following CMA action, leaseholders with Countryside Properties will no longer be subjected to ground rents that double every 10 or 15 years. Countryside Properties – one of the UK’s leading housing developers – has voluntarily given formal commitments to the... View Article

Godwin Developments submits outline plans for new homes

National residential and commercial developer Godwin Developments today announces that it has submitted outline plans for the creation of up to 50 new family homes on land south of Ashby Road Central, in the Leicestershire town of Shepshed. The proposed scheme,... View Article

Government handling of green homes grant voucher scheme

A report by the National Audit Office (NAO) on the ill-fated Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme, has found that a rushed delivery and implementation significantly reduced the benefits that might have been achieved. The report examined the performance, implementation, procurement... View Article

Springbourne homes scoop two UK property awards

Top Midlands developer Springbourne Homes has scooped two top design awards for its stunning £19m Hornsey Rise site in Leicestershire. The luxurious location, near Market Bosworth, has been recognised in the Residential Development and the Architecture Multiple Residence categories of... View Article