Newland Homes receives unanimous support for new homes

Gloucester-based Newland Homes has secured unanimous approval for its plans to build 145 new zero carbon homes at Churchdown, close to the company’s head office in Barnwood. Tewkesbury Borough Council voted unanimously in favour of the proposed development on Cheltenham... View Article

Barratt Homes champions sustainability with environmental consultancy

With the support of an environmental consultancy, Barratt Homes is embracing new Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) requirements, and maintaining its status as the UK’s leading sustainable housebuilder. In collaboration with North East-based, Biodiverse Consulting, Barratt Homes will transform its newbuild... View Article

Persimmon completes latest zero carbon home pilot

The latest initiative, located on site at its Wessex region at Malmesbury, represents the second of its kind undertaken by Persimmon within the UK. It marks a significant stride in the company’s sustainability efforts, following its inaugural zero carbon home... View Article

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

Brick Awards 2023: The Winners

The Brick Development Association is pleased to announce this year’s winners of the annual Brick Awards. Category: Supreme Winner Project: Shrewsbury Flaxmill Location: Shrewsbury Brick Manufacturer: Northcot Brick Brick Name: Brickfield Orange, Weathered and Stratford Mellow Weathered Architect: Fielden Clegg... View Article

Avant Homes North West announces commercial director hire

Avant Homes North West has announced the appointment of a commercial director to enable the delivery of the housebuilder’s regional multi-tenure expansion strategy. Alan Cawley joins after 14 years at Persimmon Homes North West where he held several senior director positions.... View Article

Take the time out of tea

Boiling water taps have grown rapidly in popularity over the past decade; from being viewed as an unnecessary luxury they are now increasingly a household essential for many homeowners. Quooker UK & Ireland’s Stephen Johnson looks at how changing lifestyles... View Article

Showering sustainably

Darren Washbrook of Mira Showers says water-efficient smart showers are key to helping customers pursue ethical consumerism, and explains the options Water scarcity is an increasingly concerning issue. Once seen as a challenge primarily faced by other countries, water scarcity... View Article

Show Preview – London Build calling

15 – 16 NOVEMBER OLYMPIA, LONDON The wait is nearly over for the UK’s leading and award-winning construction show, London Build, to open doors to its most exciting edition yet.  London Build has been put together to be the ultimate... View Article

GRAHAM delivers latest retirement village for Audley Group

Work has completed on Royal London Asset Management’s £44m Wycliffe Retirement Village in Horsley Green near High Wycombe. Constructed by GRAHAM, the retirement village will be operated by Audley Group. It encompasses 156 accessible later living apartments, distributed across five... View Article