Housing a pawn in Tory Brexit leadership scrap

Former Housing Minister Dominic Raab has called for “radical” housing reforms in an attempt to help renters get on the housing ladder and increase the rate of home building. Attacking the Conservative failure to stand up to developers and ensure... View Article

The Brexit conundrum for construction

It’s not been clear for months what is happening regarding Brexit and its potential effects upon the UK construction industry. Here, Rick Smith, Managing Director of Forbes Burton, a Midlands-based company rescue and insolvency specialist, explains what the effects are... View Article

Five reasons to invest in boiler cover

Boiler insurance is gaining traction – and popularity – among homeowners in recent years. The reason behind this growth in popularity is the increasingly appealing boiler cover plans from companies like Certi. While it may not have made much sense... View Article

Glass Act for High Rise Refurbishment Project

The first tower block to be built in Paisley, West Scotland, has undergone partial refurbishment, using ultra lightweight external cladding from Chromatics Glass Ltd. George Court was built in 1959 and has been one of the most popular high rise... View Article

Planning application submitted for Leeds gateway site

York based development company S Harrison has submitted a planning application to build a major new apartment development for the private rented sector (PRS) in Leeds city centre. The site consists of two parcels of vacant land between East Street... View Article

Planners want more say in housing design, survey finds

More than half of professional planners say they have limited influence in housing design and an overwhelming 87% want to have more say in this area, according to the latest survey conducted by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). While... View Article

Building for the future with H+H

H+H Celcon Foundation Blocks are being used in a major development in the North West. Jones Homes, a local regional housebuilder, is transforming a site once home to a local college in Horwich, Bolton. Forty homes are currently being constructed... View Article

New recruit reflects ongoing growth of Rhodes & Partners

Structural and civil engineering specialist Rhodes & Partners has recruited graduate engineer Michelle Kiboi, in a move designed to help the company with its growing workload. The company is undergoing a period of carefully managed and sustainable growth, and this... View Article