Helical or Spiral?

Helical and spiral staircases are often confused because they look to be quite similar but in reality, their structures are different. Post or Void An easy way to tell the difference between the two is the presence of a central... View Article

The threat to our climate and the new homes challenge

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued their starkest warning yet and a call to action with its fifth report calling for the world’s needs to be met by building a net zero global economy by 2050. The Good Homes Alliance believes the following... View Article

New build extras

These days, new build extras include everything from flooring and tiles to work surfaces and taps. However, with new products coming on the market all the time, it can be a challenge for housebuilders to keep up to speed with... View Article

New housing approved for Winterley

Reserved Matters planning permission has now been granted by Cheshire East Council for Duchy Homes to build new luxury houses in the beautiful Cheshire village of Winterley on Hassall Road. The award-winning house builder has secured full permission to deliver... View Article

Barratt London to deliver 277 new homes in East Ham

On 4 October Barratt London and East Ham Regeneration Ltd were granted planning permission by London Borough of Newham for the redevelopment of the East Ham Market Hall. With the project now approved, Barratt London expects to start work on... View Article

StrongFix – improved support from Norbord

Sometimes, even the simple task of hanging a picture or a mirror on an interior partition wall has been fraught with difficulty due to the common challenge of a weak plasterboard substrate. That is no longer a problem thanks to... View Article

Play with fire

There are more than 1.25 million stoves in the UK, with around 200,000 stoves sold annually. As Ian Sams of Specflue points out, there are many good reasons for their popularity, not least their environmental performance. Wood-burners are a stylish... View Article

Roof terrace refurb boasts contrasting porcelain tiles

Surface 360’s stone-effect porcelain paving tiles have transformed another JD Wetherspoon’s roof terrace on Andover High Street. The 351m2 wrap-around outside space is situated at the top of The John Russell Fox pub which now boasts a brand new, two-tone... View Article