New jobs and 922 homes for Southall

Housing in Southall got a massive boost today, as Catalyst Housing working with Pollard Thomas Edwards architects (PTEa) announced that their ambitious £200 million plans to regenerate the sprawling Havelock estate, have been approved. The masterplan for the transformation of... View Article

Regeneration project set to deliver new homes and new jobs

Work has started on a £14 million housing development in Stoke-on-Trent set to deliver much-needed extra care accommodation and family homes as well as a range of employment and training opportunities within the local community. Leading housing and care provider... View Article

NHBC new home registrations continue to soar

New home registration statistics for the UK, released today by NHBC, show that the number of new homes being registered continues to improve on last year’s figures with an overall 24% increase for the rolling quarter August to October compared... View Article

UK’s largest Passivhaus scheme given the go-ahead

Norwich based architects Ingleton Wood has achieved reserved matters planning approval for 250 riverfront apartments at Carrow Quay in Norwich, believed to be the largest scheme in the UK designed to Passivhaus principles. Whilst Ingleton Wood’s Planning Consultants have negotiated... View Article

VBH launches new greenteQ hardware catalogue

Hardware supplier VBH has launched the latest issue of the popular greenteQ Window & Door Hardware & Ancillaries catalogue. This is the biggest so far and includes all the greenteQ products launched during the course of 2013. These include stainless... View Article

Guarantee and wall bracket makes peace easy to find

Following the launch of its e.sybox low water pressure boosting system, DAB Pumps says it has gone one step closer to creating complete peace of mind by introducing a three year guarantee and a wall mounted bracket system, making installation even... View Article

Clad to please – with Freefoam Building Products

Colin St John, UK general manager of Freefoam Building Products says new innovative PVC-U cladding can help achieve the highest standards of energy efficiency while meeting home buyers’ desire for traditional looking homes. Designing and building a home that saves energy, that is affordable... View Article

Vicaima chosen for major London regeneration programme

Vicaima has been chosen by Rydon Construction to supply a total of 520 doors to Phase 3 of a £130 million regeneration scheme at Packington Estate, Islington, London. This major eight-year, six-phase programme will replace 538 flats with 791 mixed-tenure... View Article