A healthy approach to 
indoor air quality

Stephan Lang of Daikin explains how ‘whole-building approaches’ to heating, ventilation and air conditioning  in new build homes can balance energy efficiency and the vital need to improve indoor air quality. New build homes must be built in compliance with... View Article

The levelling-up agenda

Neil Sanders of F. Ball and Co talks through the steps to ensuring a flawless finish when installing floorcoverings using Luxury Vinyl Tiles. The increasing quality and variety of Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVTs) and their suitability for a wide range... View Article

Cullen Gable Restraint Bracket for great housebuilding

The Gable Restraint Bracket system saves housebuilders time compared with traditional build methods and assures build quality. The ability to satisfy the industry’s needs by collaborating and making its construction partners part of the product development process is central to... View Article

The right cover

Dean Stritch of LABC Warranty describes what to look for when choosing a warranty provider for your development, including for MMC projects With a range of options on the market, how do housebuilders and developers choose the cover that is... View Article

An uncertain 

Patrick Mooney explores how contrasting news on planning approvals, new homes and public finances are providing a confused picture of the future housing market In many respects the housing market was remarkably unaffected by the Covid pandemic, with strong demand... View Article

Work begins at Westwood Park

Keepmoat Homes has officially started work on site at Westwood Park, Glenrothes, which kicks off the eight-year building programme to deliver 420 residential homes to the area. The range of two, three and four-bedroom houses have been designed to cater... View Article

A schooling in planning strategy

LISTEN HERE 🔊 Neal Allcock, partner at property consultant Carter Jonas Birmingham, discusses how strategic planning could help address the current shortfall in student accommodation being built across the UK. The shortage of student accommodation is well known. Recently we... View Article

Building greener homes safely

In the current climate, more businesses than ever are choosing to support the UK economy by purchasing homegrown products and brands. At West Fraser, formerly known as Norbord, all engineered wood panels are made in the UK and the company is... View Article

Case Study: The Stage, Shoreditch, London

The Stage is a 540,000 sq ft mixed-use development in Shoreditch, London EC2. The project consists of a new 37-storey residential tower and theatre, as well as two office buildings providing 25,000m², ca 4,500m² of shops and restaurants on a... View Article

Resin bound paving for housing

Providing a SuDS solution for new and refurbishment projects, we are fully committed to providing specialist resin bound paving Globally for housing schemes by delivering high quality, low maintenance and durable hardscapes. Resin bound paving for housing Request a quote Visit our... View Article

Micro solutions to macro problems

LISTEN HERE 🔊 A pioneering modular build to rent scheme, which offers young homeless people the chance to have a place they can afford in central London, has broken ground. Jack Wooler reports on the project. Developed by charity Centrepoint, Reuben... View Article

There may be turbulence ahead

Brain Berry confronts some of the myriad challenges that housebuilders are facing at present, including rising prices, inflation, shortages and new regulations. Not for the first time, small, local housebuilders are facing some tough months ahead. While the industry closed... View Article

Learn through lines at the NSBRC

Nudura and CPG UK, a leading supplier of construction products, has announced the launch of their new and innovative stand at Swindon’s National Self-Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC). The Education House replicates a real life, one-storey building project and offers... View Article

Wavin gets to the root of the problem with new technology

Leading plumbing and drainage solutions provider, Wavin, is adding its innovative new RootSeal Technology across the OsmaDrain range. The natural additive used in RootSeal Technology actively prevents root ingress in below ground drainage systems, helping minimise the chance of repairs being needed on residential and commercial properties. Root ingress can be a serious problem for drainage systems, with the joints being the most likely point of entry. Blockages caused... View Article