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

Plans submitted for bespoke homes in Dirleton

CALA Homes has submitted carefully designed plans for a development of 36 homes in a popular East Lothian village. Following extensive engagement with local residents and the Dirleton Village Association, the developer has sought to design the site in a... View Article

Gradon Architecture’s Newcastle town square scheme gets underway

Work has started to transform an area of Newcastle into a modern market square after planning approval was granted. The Newcastle Great Park Town Centre development will deliver a £5m mixed-use building comprising affordable residential units and retail spaces along with a town square, pub and... View Article

Home sales begin at 2,000-unit Berkshire scheme

The first sales have begun at a major regeneration development at the former Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) Arborfield Garrison site in Berkshire, developer Crest Nicholson announced. The scheme will include 2,000 new homes, 62 ha of new public space, a new primary and secondary schools,... View Article

NCH bungalow scheme to meet local demand

As the Building a Better Nottingham programme continues to transform Lenton, Nottingham City Homes (NCH) and Nottingham City Council (NCC) have unveiled the next phase of new homes. The latest phase which sits just off Derby Road in the footprint... View Article

BAL case study: Hale Barns, Cheshire

Project Name: 6-bedroom mansion Location: Hale Barns, Cheshire Description: High quality tiling throughout six-bedroom, five-bathroom property in the heart of Cheshire. BAL products used: ADHESIVES: BAL Rapidset Flexible, BAL Supercover Rapidset Flex, BAL Supercover Rapidset, BAL Single Part Flexible GROUT: BAL... View Article

£100m regeneration scheme to deliver 239 homes in Surrey

Developer Crest Nicholson has received the green light to deliver 239 new homes and nearly 10,000m² of retail and leisure space set in a new Town square in Farnham, Surrey. The Brightwells scheme will deliver 239  homes, including 167 for private... View Article

Kingspan OPTIM-R installed on sustainable London housing

The superior thermal performance of the Kingspan OPTIM-R Flooring System has helped a new residential development in the fashionable area of Battersea Village to meet its strict sustainability goals. Cobalt Place is part of international property developer Lendlease’s masterplan for... View Article