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West Port’s wildlife window shows the versatility of timber

An ingenious bat-friendly window designed and manufactured by West Port has allowed a major housing project to continue unhindered. A collaboration between Speller Metcalfe and Linden Homes, the Victory Fields development has seen the transformation of decommissioned Gloucestershire air force... View Article

Eight reasons to invest in your brand

Your brand is your company’s most valuable asset, so if it’s dated, boring or poorly positioned, this could affect your bottom line. Investing in a strong, compelling and well-positioned brand will generate significant benefits for your business and reduce costs... View Article

How to create a “smart” bathroom

Smart technology should be considered in any new bathroom design, particularly as more and more home owners and designers are now looking to use the space as a personal haven to unwind and relax. Many smart products are now available... View Article

Enforcement shouldn’t be forgotten in Hackitt Review

LABC’s Director of Technical Policy, Barry Turner, has welcomed the constructive discussions held during last week’s Regulation and Guidance Working Group of the Hackitt Review and called for stronger government action on regulatory enforcement. Barry and LABC have been highlighting problems... View Article

The housing industry reacts to the NPPF changes

Industry bodies have reacted to Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), which is out for consultation until 10 May. The revised document urges developers to build houses more quickly, with measures to penalise... View Article

Bigger rewards with VELUX® this spring

VELUX® is offering people who buy white painted roof windows for their home renovation or extension projects rewards, redeemable at top brand retailers and restaurants, during March and April. The promotion will reward installers, builders and homeowners across the UK and... View Article

Community witnesses start of homes transformation

Local residents and children from a nearby school have been among the first to see the progress on an ambitious scheme to transform the Holmcroft area of Stafford. Builders are now on site in Woodlands Road as part of a... View Article

NFB says: NPPF review is a step in the right direction

The Government has published the consultation document on the revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The document, made up of 17 chapters, formulates 43 questions tackling the local plan-making process and some of the more prominent barriers to... View Article

Research into construction apprenticeships reveals that perceptions of construction are improving but academic maths and English skills are a barrier to entry

Leading UK housebuilder Redrow’s second annual research report, Building better apprenticeships: Delivering skills to drive UK productivity, has discovered that the perception of construction as an apprenticeship pathway has improved with a 14 per cent increase (62 per cent) of young people considering a... View Article

Housing market stands on shaky ground

Murray Smith, Managing Director of SiteSales Property Group, a leading residential property sales and development consultancy in London and the South East, commenting on the results of the Nationwide House Price Index, said: “A slip in growth is due to stagnation in... View Article
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