Housing market waits for election result

The UK housing market is still on hold, pending election results, with the November 2019 RICS Residential Market Survey continuing to show a cautious approach from buyers and sellers.  Demand from prospective buyers, new instructions to sell, and sales, all... View Article

Historic pollution is a problem in the present

Environmental Land Laws have been updated recently and this is something developers need to be aware of, advises Carrie Arnold of Bridge Insurance Brokers. UK cities are growing at an incredible pace. To use the example of Manchester, where we... View Article

Antler Homes goes for growth

Since its acquisition by a team led by Literacy Capital in June 2018, luxury regional housebuilder Antler Homes has strengthened its business and is looking to expand its operations in the South East. With their inherited sites now completed and... View Article

Berkeley Group publishes interim results

The Berkeley Group Holdings plc (“Berkeley”) has announced its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 October 2019, publishing the following highlights: Delivering for all stakeholders 1,389 homes delivered – Berkeley delivers more than 10% of London’s new... View Article

Efficiency is key for new build buyers

As the winter months approach, homeowners and renters will be thinking about their energy spend, and how to avoid the inevitable bill stresses that come with heating a home. Prospective house buyers are encouraged to consider the energy efficiency credentials... View Article

Laying waste to traditional bins

An innovative new waste system has been installed at Barking Riverside, an over-10,000 home mixed-use project located by the River Thames, London. David Watkinson, Barking Riverside director for design, planning and comms, spoke to Jack Wooler on the Envac system’s... View Article

David Campbell to join NHBC as commercial director

NHBC, the leading warranty and insurance provider for new homes in the UK, has appointed David Campbell to the newly-created role of Commercial Director. David joins NHBC on 6th January 2020 and, subject to regulatory approval, will take overall responsibility... View Article

Spitfire returns to Stratford with premium new homes

On the edge of historic Stratford-upon-Avon, Spitfire Bespoke Homes is preparing to unveil its latest collection of premium new homes. The award-winning luxury homebuilder has a strong track record in the region, renowned for the outstanding design of its properties... View Article

BPF launches manifesto for accelerating the planning system

The British Property Federation (BPF) has today launched its Accelerated Planning Manifesto. The manifesto contains industry perspectives on the practical ways in which the existing planning system can be made more efficient, as well as focusing on specific areas of... View Article