Buildings jobs and skills through bricks and mortar

In the past year the Building a Better Nottingham programme has seen a number of new homes completed across the city, as more than a hundred are on their way up. Since October 2013 Nottingham City Council (NCC) and Nottingham... View Article

NCH raises a tree to celebrate Palmer Court topping out

Nottingham City Homes is celebrating the development of an Independent Living block reaching its apogee with a traditional ‘topping out’ ceremony – by placing a tree on the highest point of the building. Currently under construction, in the footprint of... View Article

Interim report shows zero carbon Solar House success

The UK’s first fully solar-powered new build home is performing above expectations, according to an interim report into the effectiveness of its energy system. Reviewing energy flows within Caplin Homes’ Solar House in Leicestershire, the paper suggests that the building... View Article

New homes and railway station to be built in Sefton

Hundreds of houses and a new railway station are to be built on land in Maghull after Sefton Council resolved to grant planning permission for the development. The 14 hectare site, close to Ashworth Hospital, was acquired by the Homes... View Article

Story Homes to submit plans for new development in Kirkham

A house-builder renowned for its high-quality homes is pursuing full planning permission for new houses in Kirkham. Story Homes has taken ownership of land off Blackpool Road from Bloor Homes, who had already secured outline planning permission on the land... View Article

Agreement to acquire Keepmoat by TDR Capital and Sun Capital

Keepmoat, the leading national provider of integrated affordable housing development and community regeneration services, is pleased to announce that Sun Capital and investment funds managed by TDR Capital LLP have today signed an agreement to acquire Lakeside 1 Limited, the... View Article

In keeping with tradition

Tradition was the name of the game for Paddock Johnson Partnership architects, when the company was charged with restoring and converting a grade two listed building in the historic village of Port Sunlight, Merseyside. It was because of this that... View Article

New year sales launch for Skelmanthorpe Homes

A development of 26 new homes in the West Yorkshire village of Skelmanthorpe will also bring benefits for the local community. As well as providing a choice of two, three and four-bedroom homes, Redrow will contribute almost £133,000 to education and... View Article

Prestigious developer has sights set on Abercanaid

A leading developer, with a reputation for creating quality homes, has acquired land in the Merthyr Tydfil village of Abercanid. Elan Homes hope to build 15 appealing three and four-bedroom properties on an undeveloped 1.4 acre plot in the area,... View Article