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Latest Issue : Jul 2019

The July issue of Housebuilder & Developer includes our regular ‘product round-ups’ which, as always, showcase the latest exciting and innovative products available.

Features in this issue include:

  • Is a solution to homelessness in sight?
    Patrick Mooney, housing consultant and news editor of Housing Management & Maintenance, discusses the rise in homelessness in recent years, and takes a look at some potential solutions. See page 14…
  • 300,000 new homes is not achievable without planning reform
    Brian Berry, chief executive of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), discusses the recent Public Accounts Committee report, and how major bottlenecks in the planning system are jeopardising the Government’s ambitious housebuilding targets. See page 18…
  • Social climbing in the capital
    Lollard Street is a social housing JV between the Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar in Zone 2, London, which offers high specification at council rent. Constructed initially as enabling development for the JV’s larger scheme, Southbank Place, the project has provided a range of affordable homes to satisfy both the capital’s planning requirements and the community’s needs. See page 24…
  • Groundworks: Sewers for Adoption 8
    Martin Lambley of Wavin assesses the predicted impact of new drainage guidelines, and what they mean for the future of drainage, and SuDS installations in particular. See page 45…
  • Interiors: Shaping the modern home
    As the housebuilding sector continues to evolve, Peter Kelsey of Designer Contracts offers his perspective on how buyer expectations have shaped the modern home. See page 49…
  • Smoke & Fire Protection: A closer look at third party certification
    Helen Hewitt of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) explores the intricacies of third-party fire door certification and its benefits. See page 54…
  • Structural Elements: Offsite isn’t the panacea
    As a solution to the housing crisis, the Government is making a big push for modern methods of construction. While offsite has a place in the market, it might not be the panacea many hope it to be – Chris Stanley of the Concrete Block Association discusses why he believes this is so. See page 57…

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