Orbit acquires Daventry site to build 450 new homes

Orbit, one of the country’s largest housing groups, has acquired a 95-acre site near Daventry, Northamptonshire, on which to build 450 new homes as well as providing community facilities and land for a new primary school. The new high-quality development... View Article

Roofshield saving for Sea View properties

The superior quality and breathability of Roofshield has delivered significant savings in time and cost to a series of sea facing properties in northeast England. The 35 semi-detached properties at Sea View, Berwick form part of a wider programme of... View Article

Heating controls that work for the end user…

Effective heating controls are a vital part of an efficient central-heating system. But they are only effective if the end user can understand and use them! Modern controls with wifi and remote control functions are great for people who cope... View Article

Hidden benefits

Paul Bailey of Grohe explores the many benefits that come from installing concealed bathroom systems in new developments. Trends in the marketplace show that the demand for concealed bathroom products is continuing to grow, and it seems the shower space... View Article

uPVC Wide-span Doors

Patiomaster by Framexpress is one of the best PVCu, inline, sliding patio door systems on the market, with a full range of design options to suit all kinds of domestic developments. The perfect, cost-effective alternative to aluminium, Patiomaster doors are... View Article

Smart homes for today and tomorrow

Matt Nimmons, Managing Director at CEDIA® EMEA, discusses the growth of smart homes and the opportunities this offers for property developers when marketing and selling today’s new homes. In recent years, smart home technologies have gained significant traction in our... View Article

MOBIE announces powerhouse appointments to board

George Clarke’s vision for MOBIE – The Ministry of Building, Innovation and Education – has made monumental movement to securing the future of Britain’s housing industry with a series of stellar appointments for the organisation. The highly respected TV presenter... View Article

Windows worth their mettle

James Keeling-Heane of Senior Architectural Systems explains how developments in aluminium window systems can shed new light on cost-effective ways of ensuring energy performance targets are met. All properties lose heat through windows and doors, but the amount of energy... View Article

Tapping into history on the Thames waterfront

Situated on the banks of the Thames, Royal Arsenal Riverside is a £1.2bn regeneration scheme including historic building conversions, that will include over 5,000 homes on completion. Jack Wooler reports for Housebuilder & Developer on one of the major developments... View Article