Hill retain five-star customer care accolade

Hill Group has once again achieved five-star housebuilder status with the Home Builders Federation (HBF), in results released this week. The accolade means that, for the fourth year in a row, over 90 per cent of Hill’s purchasers who completed... View Article

GRAHAM completes construction of The Copper House residential development

GRAHAM has completed the construction of The Copper House, a major Build to Rent residential development overlooking Liverpool’s iconic waterfront, which had a construction contract sum of £57m. The privately-owned construction, facilities management and investments contractor delivered the high-quality, multi-storey... View Article

New affordable homes get underway in Clydebank

Housing provider Clydebank Housing Association has appointed Cruden Building, part of the Cruden Group, to deliver a multi-million-pound affordable housing development on the site of the former St. Cuthbert’s Church in Clydebank to help address local housing needs. Enabling work... View Article

Planning submitted for 92 new homes in Redditch

A planning application has been submitted to Redditch Borough Council for the provision of up to 92 new homes adjacent to the Alexandra Hospital. SevenHomes, the regional housebuilder by SevenCapital Group, acquired the 5.85-acre site, named Wire Croft, from the... View Article

The way we were, the way we are now

Although it’s little over 12 months ago, the image of the PM shuffling up to his lectern to inform the country of a nationwide lockdown is still a memory fresh in peoples’ minds.  There’s no denying the events of 2020... View Article

Construction output growth offset by fall in RMI

Following a December lull, the construction sector showed signs of recovery from Covid, growing by nearly 1 per cent in January 2021, according to new ONS data. However, repair and maintenance fell by 4.7 per cent in private housing in... View Article

Modular Assisted Living

Graham Edward, Managing Director of Edward Architecture: “At Edward Architecture we have experienced a noticeable rise in demand from Housing Associations for modular construction in the assisted living sector. Funding streams and grants are being set to encourage Housing Associations... View Article

RICS makes move to unlock market for flat-owners

Clarifying the types of properties which will, and those which will not, require additional inspections, as a result of concerns about fire safety, new guidiance from The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is reported to be a “crucial” step... View Article

Budget 2021: a boost for construction?

An extension to the furlough scheme, a £10m MMC taskforce, a new ‘Infrastructure Bank’ totalling £12bn in capital, £15bn to be spent on the transition to net zero by 2050, an extension on the stamp duty holiday, and the introduction... View Article