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Tesco set to build 4,000 homes

Tesco’s hunger for land was well known, as the supermarket giant appeared to buy up any plot of land that came onto the market. Their perceived policy was to buy the land, get the planning, build the store, and if... View Article

Homes and Communities Agency sets out housing plans

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) plans to complete more than 9,500 market sale homes as part of its targets for 2014/15. More than 5,500 of these will be delivered through the government’s Get Britain Building programme, devised for schemes... View Article

How brownfield sites can help solve the housing crisis?

The recent Mansion House Speech given by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the subsequent written Statement to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government indicates government support for housing development on brownfield land. But what... View Article

What makes a ‘wow’ kitchen?

Graham Hopper, UK sales director of Leicht introduces current trends in kitchen design All homes have a heart and almost always the kitchen is that heart. Designing an exceptional kitchen that will sell the home takes time, skill and attention... View Article

Protect yourself and your employees on-site

Gary Trotter, general manager at security solutions company Hadrian Technology, offers advice on how housebuilders and developers can cut back on annual losses caused by fraud, abuse, misconduct, vandalism, theft and waste on-site. CCTV systems can be used to help... View Article

Bracknell Roofing appoints Quality Systems Manager

Bracknell Roofing, one of the UK’s longest established roofing companies with a trading history of over 40-years, has appointed Harry Henderson as Quality Systems Manager. Based at the company’s head office in Burton-upon-Trent, Harry will be responsible for all quality... View Article

Kier Services recognised for ‘outstanding’ training opportunities

Kier Services’ efforts to provide work experience and apprentice opportunities to local communities across its contracts in Sheffield, Barnsley, Boston and Lincoln have been recognised as ‘outstanding and excellent’ following a national audit. The company, which delivers repairs and maintenance... View Article

HUB boosts senior team with new development manager

Mid-market London developer HUB has today announced the appointment of Damien Sharkey as Development Manager. Damien will assist in managing HUB’s growing development pipeline of over 1000 homes, which includes schemes in Acton, the Royal Docks, Wembley and The Old... View Article

Residential development land values rise 1% in Q2

Development land values in England and Wales continue to rise, increasing by 2% in the first six months of the year. In prime central London, development land values are up by 18.9% on an annual basis, compared to 15.9% in... View Article

Repair the skills gap with NAPIT Training

NAPIT Training says more needs to be done to encourage younger people to train to become installers in the construction services industry. The industry is looking to fill 182,000 jobs in the next five years to aid recovery and, according... View Article

Local homes set for makeover

Not-for-profit housing provider Four Housing has teamed up with leading repairs and maintenance provider Kier to give homes in Berwick a makeover as part of a contract worth £4.5 million over three years (£1.5 million per annum). A programme of... View Article
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