Building homes for an aging population

Bungalows and single storey dwellings have always been the preferred choice for the over 60’s. However, more people than ever are choosing to stay in their existing homes and release equity rather than downsizing to a bungalow or residential care... View Article

No compromises

Self and custom build homes make up around 40 per cent of new homes throughout the developed World, yet in England, they make up just 5. Jack Wooler speaks to Andrew Baddeley-Chappell, CEO of the National Custom and Self Build... View Article

Save up to 26% of time and 7% of costs

Building with the Kingspan TEK® Building System, over traditional masonry construction, can save you up to 26% of time on the construction programme and up to 7% of total construction costs. Structural Insulation Panels (SIPs) are amongst the most popular... View Article

Curo to deliver first Passivhaus homes in B&NES

Housing association and housebuilder Curo are on track to delivering the first ultra energy efficient homes in Bath & North East Somerset this autumn. Curo are building four Passivhaus-certified houses at their 700-home Mulberry Park development in Combe Down, Bath.... View Article

Affordable homes milestone at White City Living

Cllr Stephen Cowan, Leader of Hammersmith & Fulham Council, came to White City Living this week to celebrate the “topping out” of 427 new affordable homes. The event, which marked the completion of the building’s structural frame, is an important... View Article

Setcrete Latex proves popular choice for builders

Setcrete Latex is a low odour, self-smoothing floor levelling compound for use in light to medium traffic internal areas prior to the installation of new floorcoverings. It is suitable for use over a wide range of absorbent subfloor types including... View Article

Sapphire balcony technology cuts construction time

Sapphire’s Glide-On™ technology has enabled smooth and timely installation of over 200 balconies at Bouygues’ Pontoon Dock development in London, helping cut the full site programme by four months. Project challenges included combining the client’s design needs with the benefits... View Article