Newland Homes receives an industry oscar

Celebrations are in order at Newland Homes, after the Barnwood-based housebuilder was honoured with an ‘Oscar’ of the housebuilding industry. The WhatHouse? Awards are widely recognised as the most prestigious industry accolade a housebuilder can receive. They are highly respected... View Article

Fire doors – avoiding common pitfalls and mistakes

Housebuilder and Developer hears from Richard Kowalski, Technical Manager for Doors at Stairways Midlands, about some of the most common fire door mistakes he’s seen made over his 25 years in doors – and how to avoid them. Fire doors... View Article

Uform launches new trade website

Uform has launched a new, front facing trade website designed to showcase the multi-channel markets the company serves, alongside it’s multi category product offering. has been developed with key trade customers in mind, to include trade manufacturers and suppliers,... View Article

Keller goes for glass

The black steel door, with a glass front, is loved by many; it gives the home a modern, industrial, luxurious look.  Fluted glass is specifically popular this year and, as ever, Keller is ahead of the curve by introducing a... View Article

New H6C Headwalls

We have recently expanded our range of H6C headwalls, this now includes 3 new headwalls with level wing walls.  The new headwalls come in external backwall heights of 1100mm, 1550mm and 2050mm. All the headwalls in this range are designed to suit... View Article

Changing carbon calculations and the path to Part Z

As the Future Homes Standard approaches, we’re seeing more consideration for embodied carbon in construction projects, says Dean Asher, Head of Technical Services at Polypipe Building Products The built environment has been dominated by the topic of decarbonisation in recent... View Article

Vent-Axia shows commitment to a low carbon future

Leading British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia is committed to providing healthy indoor air while driving a low-carbon future. The company is therefore paving the way in the ventilation sector when it comes to its decarbonisation. To illustrate its commitment Vent-Axia has... View Article

Sourcing heritage style products the modern way

Thanks to Building Superstore, contractors no longer have to wait an age for the heritage style products they need. The online builders’ merchant can offer short lead times and fast deliveries on a wide range of solutions for period buildings and... View Article

HURRY, secure your free* visitor pass

Hello, HOMES UK and Unlock Net Zero Live (22-23 November, ExCeL, London) is designed to help housing and asset management, development and sustainability professionals find the solutions and connections they need to rise to the challenge. Claim your free* ticket... View Article

Compliance and reliability with Siderise CT Cavity Tray

From 1st December 2023, all cavity trays fitted in high-rise residential and other ‘relevant buildings’ with masonry external leaf and steel-framed backed walls, as outlined in Regulation 7(2) and the statutory guidance given in Approved Document B for England, will... View Article

VELFAC triple glazing for low energy homes

Triple glazing is essential for successful low energy housing, and VELFAC is a pioneer of triple glazing design. Designed for the harsh Scandinavian weather, our triple glazed windows and doors offer: U-values of only 0.8W/m²K – already meeting the Government’s... View Article

A Promise of Conscious Efforts from Riviera Home

GoodWeave® certified for the promise of ethical production that supports local communities, Riviera Home crafts fine quality natural carpets by hand with a conscious effort to minimise environmental impact. For nearly four decades, Riviera Home has been making carpets in... View Article