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Latest Issue : Aug 2019

The August issue of Housebuilder & Developer includes our regular ‘product round-ups’ which, as always, showcase the latest exciting and innovative products available.

Features in this issue include:

  • What should be on Boris’ to-do list
    Brian Berry, chief executive of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), discusses what he believes the top priorities should be for the new PM Boris Johnson – when it comes to delivering on the housebuilding agenda. See page 16…
  • Standard method for local housing targets is causing chaos
    Paul Smith, managing director at The Strategic Land Group, discusses the ways in which the standard method introduced for local housing targets has been detrimental in the north. See page 24…
  • A hidden gem
    An elegant new development for retirees has been discreetly inserted in a Surrey town, offering elderly buyers both tailor-made housing and a sense of community. Jack Wooler spoke to Martin Brown from developer McCarthy & Stone to hear about how they approached the project. See page 36…
  • Roofing & Cladding: Putting sustainability first
    Mark Parsons of Russell Roof Tiles explores why housebuilders and developers need to be working closely with the right roofing manufacturer to incorporate sustainable solutions on new builds to ensure they are attracting the current generation of homeowners. See page 47…
  • Kitchens & Appliances: Kitchens that make sales
    Andrew Story of Moores explains how tapping into kitchen trends can influence buyers’ decisions, and explores current fashions. See page 75…
  • Landscaping & External Works: Ethically sourcing natural stone
    Matt Rob of the Stone Federation discusses the rising trend of buyers searching for ethically sourced natural stone, and the systems in place to prove products’ authenticity. See page 79…

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