Offsite construction is key to affordable housing shortage

Housing associations and local authorities could build new affordable housing faster by prioritising offsite construction, according to Alex Goodfellow, group managing director at Stewart Milne Timber Systems. The UK Government’s Affordable Homes Programme 2015-2018 encourages increased partnership working between local... View Article

New motorway junction at Ashford

The Government’s decision to fund the long-awaited Junction 10a on the M20 will “take the brakes off” economic and residential housing development in Ashford. The South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) has secured £442.2m of Government funds to boost economic... View Article

Developer calls for builders to return to the trade

A leading housebuilder has called for more tradesmen to pick up their toolboxes to help keep up with booming demand across Norfolk and Suffolk. Persimmon Homes Anglia is building hundreds of stunning new homes in the region as the industry... View Article

BPF appoints SEGRO’s David Sleath as junior vice president

The British Property Federation has appointed David Sleath, Chief Executive of SEGRO, the industrial REIT, as its Junior Vice President. Sleath became Junior Vice President at the British Property Federation’s Annual Reception, held this evening at London’s Waldorf Hilton. The... View Article

Impact sound solution

The recent refurbishment and loft conversion at Lairhillock Lodge required a solution for the floors where impact sound was kept to a minimum. KW Contractors Ltd consulted with SIG Insulation in Aberdeen, who recommended Profloor Ecoroll and Profloor Ecoroll Adhesive, supplied... View Article

Millions up for grabs to build affordable homes

On 7 July Housing Minister Kris Hopkins confirmed that 15 councils will be able to borrow £60 million additional funds over the next 2 years to build over 1,000 homes in their area. But he also launched a second round of... View Article

h2o architectes reveal Epée de Bois-Nursery

This project consists in the extension and rehabilitation of a nursery for 24 children. The nursery is located on a very tight and narrow site, almost hidden by several very different looking buildings. The extension of the nursery is an... View Article

Bostik Climatherm external wall insulation

The BBA certified Bostik Climatherm external wall insulation system offers the quality and performance expected from leading manufacturer Bostik, along with a selection of different finishes and a comprehensive training scheme. The system offers important benefits to housing associations, local... View Article