Living Space starts on 48 new homes in Kidderminster

Affordable housing specialist Living Space has commenced construction for the delivery of 48 new homes on the outskirts of Kidderminster for Community Housing. Living Space secured planning permission from Wyre Forest District Council for the development with associated access and... View Article

The latest episode of Builders’ Voices is live

The latest episode of Builders’ Voices, a collaborative podcast between Housebuilder & Developer and the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), is now available. Adrian Swan left David Wilson Homes, after a long stint with the firm, to found Swan Homes... View Article

Hopkins Homes receives premium ‘five-star’ rating

Hopkins Homes has just received the premium ‘five star’ accolade from the Home Builders Federation (HBF), with over 90% of their customers stating that they would recommend the housebuilder to a friend. The HBF star rating scheme awards builders’ stars... View Article

Futurebuild 2023 wraps up with optimism for the future

Futurebuild, the event dedicated to building a better future for the built environment calls a wrap on its exciting annual industry event held from 7-9th March. Trailblazers from across the entire built environment came together to take a stand through... View Article

Stanhope Achieves B Corp Certification

Leading UK developer Stanhope has today announced it has successfully achieved B Corporation (B Corp) certification, joining only a handful of other developers and asset managers who meet the rigorous requirements. Certified B corporations are businesses that meet the highest... View Article

Why Jeremy Hunt needs to stimulate growth – by Wavensmere Homes

Speaking ahead of Jeremy Hunt’s Spring Budget announcement, James Dickens, managing director of Birmingham-based housebuilder Wavensmere Homes, said: “We are bracing ourselves for a lacklustre Budget, but every individual and business operating in the UK needs to believe there might... View Article

Keeping up with ventilation requirements

Ruth MacEachern of EnviroVent looks at what the ventilation requirement changes for new homes mean for housebuilders in England and Wales, and how they can meet the challenge. 2022 was a year of significant change in the ventilation industry. Major... View Article

Heat pumps: Our low carbon future

Now is the time to act and start changing the way we heat and cool our homes. Paul Taylor of Panasonic discusses the significant role that heat pumps can play in helping to reduce emissions, energy consumption and costs. Decarbonisation... View Article

Futurebuild for a better built environment

7 – 9 MARCH EXCEL, LONDON Futurebuild 2023 is set to provide housebuilders and developers with the ideas, inspiration and innovative solutions that will help them create net zero buildings faster, more safely and more efficiently. Taking place at ExCeL... View Article

Staying up to speed with fire safety

Housebuilders and developers must stay up to date with the latest fire regulations to ensure compliance of a property portfolio is maintained. Here, Simon Jones of Kidde Safety Europe summarises the most recent updates to be aware of. If you... View Article