Success for PegasusLife at Housing Design Awards 2016

PegasusLife has won a prestigious award at the 2016 Housing Design Awards for its development, Hampstead Green Place in North London. The HAPPI awards champion developments that offer excellence in housing for older people and reflect the recommendations of the... View Article

Plans for Oxfordshire community centre approved

Planning permission has been granted for the development of a new community centre in Bicester, Oxfordshire. Developer Countryside Properties (Bicester) is going to build the centre as part of its Kingsmere development which includes housing, primary and secondary schools and health facilities. The community centre will... View Article

Rooftop penthouses get Vertigo

Vertigo fibre cement slates from Marley Eternit have been used to create a contemporary facade for Damien Court’s eight duplex penthouses, constructed on the rooftop of an existing four storey apartment building in Whitechapel, East London. Raj Saund from John... View Article

Plans lodged for over 1,000 new homes in Ipswich

Plans for a major mixed-use development in Ipswich have been lodged by developer Crest Nicholson. The project called Henley Gate will be developed at the Ipswich Garden Suburb area and include 1,100 homes as well as a 30-hectare country park. Crest Nicholson said the... View Article

Kingspan rises to the challenge of water tower renovation

Products from Kingspan Insulation’s Kooltherm and Therma ranges have helped to transform a derelict water tower in North Yorkshire into a striking family home, as featured on Channel 4‘s Restoration Man. Built in the late 1930s, Pannal Water Tower provided... View Article

New-build home is first to use cutting-edge Ecodan QUHZ

A new-build home in Leicestershire is demonstrating how anyone can achieve a highly efficient property that provides a warm, comfortable environment, using existing technologies and readily available building techniques. The spacious three-bedroom, detached home has been built by Keyplan Developments... View Article

Lovell chosen for £7.4 million housing programme

Housing regeneration specialist Lovell has been chosen to deliver a £7.4m housing redevelopment programme for housing association Greenfields Community Housing. The scheme will see the demolition of 40 unsustainable 1950s concrete-framed Unity homes in Kelvedon, Essex, which will be replaced with... View Article

Plans submitted for over 200 homes in Congleton

UK housebuilder Redrow has submitted plans for a new £43million housing development in Congleton. The proposed development is for 202 homes across 14 acres on land off Macclesfield Road, approximately 1.6km from the centre of Congleton. It includes a selection... View Article
Green light for 403 homes and an all-through school in Bracknell © Nicholas Hare Architects

Green light for 403 homes and an all-through school in Bracknell

Planning permission has been granted to a development of 403 new homes within Bracknell Forest in Berkshire. The Blue Mountain project will also include community facilities, public open space, sports and recreation facilities and an enhanced green area. Binfield Learning Village,... View Article

PURe windows give new London resi-tower a capital view!

As well as offering its residents some of the most spectacular views across London, the energy-efficient windows of the latest phase of the Pavilions development in Tottenham Hale also provide some of the lowest U-values available thanks to the use... View Article