Millboard London Design Hub to open in Clerkenwell

Premium decking manufacturer Millboard is to open an exciting new design centre on Clerkenwell’s Goswell Road. The luxury outdoor flooring business will be opening its doors on Tuesday 21st May. The Millboard London Design Hub will display the company’s leading-edge... View Article

The bottom line on floorboard insulation

Rob Firman of Polyfoam XPs highlights the key differences between floorboard insulation products, thereby illustrating the importance of correct specification in housebuilding. Both product specification and the housebuilding sector are constantly evolving. Changes to the planning system are designed to... View Article

No-compromise composite doors

Adrian Pavey of Nationwide Windows & Doors discusses the advantages of composite doors for new build developments. Specifiers and housebuilders have lots of choice when it comes to the different types of door materials on the market. Naturally however, product... View Article

Safety first when working at height

Nick Boulton, chief executive of the Trussed Rafter Association (TRA), discusses health and safety tips for housebuilders when working at height and installing trussed rafters. Working at height is the biggest risk for housebuilders. Falls from height are one of... View Article

BLANCO supports Kilimanjaro climb

Joe Lyons, Director of LYONS NI Ltd, a Northern Ireland-based kitchen component distributor, braved altitude and rigorous terrain when he climbed the world’s highest freestanding mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, in aid of the Irish Rugby Football Union Charitable Trust. BLANCO UK’s sponsorship of... View Article

Cycle ride for Habitat for Humanity

H+H’s Director of Housing, Neil Thomas, is set to ride 1000 miles in aid of charity when he cycles from the tip of Scotland to the depths of Cornwall in May. With the aim of fundraising £1 per mile, Neil... View Article

Why and how to recycle construction debris

Waste management is a major concern especially for those involved in the construction business, given the nature and quantum of the waste generated. A majority of construction businesses are still unaware about the benefits and process of recycling construction waste.... View Article

Legal & General launches Guild Living

Legal & General announces the expansion of its later living offering with the establishment of Guild Living a developer and operator of urban later living communities. Through Guild Living, it plans to deliver over 3,000 new homes over the next... View Article

LGA responds to MHLG discounted homes funding

Responding to MHCLG’s announcement that £8.5 million will fund pilots supporting community groups to build discounted homes, Local Government Association housing spokesman Cllr Martin Tett, said: “The Government’s announcement of £8.5 million is a positive step and will support some... View Article

Build nears completion at Legacy Wharf in Stratford

The regeneration of Stratford is reaching a new milestone, with construction work on one of the area’s new residential communities nearly complete. Housebuilder Bellway London is behind Legacy Wharf, a development of one, two and three-bedroom apartments off Cooks Road.... View Article

CPRE reaction to permitted development rights extension

New planning rights to make some development easier risk undermining local community and authority influence, says CPRE. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has said the ‘permitted development rights’ will be extended from 25 May to allow... View Article

Getting on top of Document Q

Jamie Johnson of IronmongeryDirect discusses the importance of door and window security in the context of complying with Approved Document Q According to the Office for National Statistics, between January and September 2018 there were over 200,000 residential burglaries recorded... View Article

Site visit inspires school children in Brampton

A group of school children from Brampton have been given an inside look at a housing development in the village. Brampton Primary School’s Early Years pupils aged between four and five were welcomed to Bellway’s Brampton Gate development, off Laws... View Article

Eversheds Sutherland advises Urban Splash on groundbreaking deal with Homes England and Japan’s biggest housebuilder to deliver thousands of new homes across the UK

Eversheds Sutherland has advised regeneration company Urban Splash on its multi-million-pound joint venture with Japan’s biggest housebuilder, Sekisui House, and Homes England to deliver thousands of new homes across England. Sekisui House, one of the world’s leading housebuilders, is a... View Article