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Latest Issue : Jul/Aug 2021

The July/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:

  • Making homes fit for the future
    Brian Berry, CEO of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), explores a potential, more sustainable future for housebuilding in the UK. See page 22…
  • Invest in long-term savings
    Patrick Mooney explores why recent hikes in spending on temporary accommodation for the homeless highlight the urgency to build more social housing. See page 24…
  • Great expectations
    A mix of 40 high-end and local authority homes are being constructed in a desirable Cambridgeshire village. Jack Wooler reports on how Hayfield Homes delivered its first scheme in the county. See page 32…
  • Modern methods of regeneration
    A modular regeneration company has integrated its new house design within a burgeoning project to revitalise a deprived part of Manchester. Chris Shaw, director of delivery at Urban Splash, describes the factory-built offerings to Jack Wooler. See page 38…
  • Building Fabric: Building a new reputation
    Sean Welch of Forticrete explores how architectural masonry has the potential to move beyond its commercial heartland, and create a ‘new generation’ of residential properties. See page 54…
  • Groundworks: Go neutral on nutrients
    David Stagg of Graf UK looks at a key environmental responsibility issue which is hitting developments – nutrient over-enrichment from sewage – and what housebuilders can do. See page 70…
  • Interiors: The sustainable showering solution
    Martin Walker of Methven shares advice on the types of showering technologies to specify to successfully reduce developments’ water usage without compromising on performance or aesthetics. See page 81…
  • Landscaping & External Works: Using SuDS to add value
    GreenBlue Urban looks at how the appropriate specification of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDS) can add tangible value to developments, beyond flood mitigation. See page 91…

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