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

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

Millwood tops national housebuilder survey 2018

Kent-based Millwood Designer Homes, has achieved the highest overall score, amongst 51 top housebuilders and developers across the UK, in an independent national survey of new home buyers carried out by company In-house Research Ltd, for 2018. The annual scores,... View Article

Yourkeys founder named Young Entrepreneur of The Year

The founder of Yourkeys, Riccardo Dawson, at just 28, won the Young Entrepreneur of The Year award at the 2019 Best New Business Awards. Dawson, originally an Architect, switched careers to become Sales Director for Shape, a mid-sized builder of... View Article

Is the housing crisis returning as a Government priority?

Addressing the policy conference of the Home Builders Federation (HBF), Housing Secretary James Brokenshire set out what the Government is doing to tackle the housing shortage and improve the quality of new homes. Brokenshire emphasised: the need to reduce planning... View Article

Apex capitalises on Tooting airspace to deliver new homes

Airspace developer Apex Airspace (Apex) has begun constructing four two-bed penthouse apartments on the unused airspace of Marion Court, a five-storey residential block on Tooting High Street in South London. Available on the government’s Help to Buy scheme, the apartments... View Article