SLG sells site to Macbryde Homes

Land promoter, The Strategic Land Group (SLG), has sold 3.2 acres in Penyffordd, Flintshire, to Macbryde Homes, achieving 150% of the market value estimate. The deal is will see the delivery of 32 new homes alongside associated infrastructure, including public... View Article

Mapei’s high-demand training dates revealed for 2020

Mapei has unveiled its extensive list of training dates for 2020, as part of plans to continually utilise its impressive training facility based in Halesowen, West Midlands. Following a successful first year of training courses at the facility situated at... View Article

Getting buyers fired up

Erica Malkin of the Stove Industry Alliance (SIA) looks at the key considerations for housebuilders, developers and specifiers when it comes to incorporating a wood burning stove into their project, with the aim of ‘separating fact from fiction.’ Wood burning... View Article

New Government reveals housing plans in Queen’s Speech

The new UK Government has touched on its housing plans as part of the Queen’s Speech, aiming to help home-buyers and renters, devolve power and funding to communities and improve building safety. The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government... View Article

The future of beam and block

Ashley Perkins of Milbank Concrete Products explains why housebuilders should be choosing a thermally insulated flooring solution over traditional methods of ground floor construction. Housebuilders should think about the advantages of incorporating insulation into their structural flooring  – underfloor insulation... View Article

Lead by the landscape

Click here to listen to this story ► Over 100 new apartments are in the works in the Surrey town of Oxted, offering countryside living within commuting distance of the capital. Alison Dowsett, managing director of St William Homes, explains... View Article

Strategic glazing specification

Click here to listen. Kevin Bonnar of Velfac explains how to get to market faster and improve return on investment with strategic glazing specification. Glazing is one of the most important building products in any low rise or ‘plot by... View Article

The aluminium renaissance

Click here to listen. Steve Bromberg of Express Bi-Folding Doors looks at why he believes that more housebuilders than ever are ditching PVCu in favour of aluminium When it comes to the design of a residential or commercial property, the... View Article

Developers advised to prepare for Green Brexit

After a decisive win in last week’s general election, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will now push on with his plans to ‘get Brexit done’ but it’s the Government’s proposed ‘Green Brexit’ which Ward Hadaway’s planning team is advising developers to... View Article

Artworks for Meridian Water

Youngsters will create stunning artworks for hoardings around the first phase of the £6bn Meridian Water project after three local artists were selected to help create modern day masterpieces. Enfield residents Karen Rubins, Duncan James and Adam David will work... View Article