UK rental sector shrugs off pre-Brexit jitters

Given the intensity of the debate about Brexit’s likely impact on UK house prices, the country’s rapidly growing rental sector has been left rather overshadowed. However, from the expansion of the ‘build to rent’ offering to the more discerning buy... View Article

Barratt to open 16 new sites in Scotland in 2019

Scotland’s leading housebuilder Barratt Developments, which includes both the Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes brands, has announced plans to open 16 new sites creating 3,400 new homes across Scotland during the course of 2019. In addition to its home building programme,... View Article

Cleaning up after hoarders

Jamie Woodhall, Technical & Innovations Manager, Rentokil Specialist Hygiene Netflix’s latest series to go viral, Tidying up with Marie Kondo, may have left many Brits feeling motivated to clear-out their wardrobes or reorganise their workspace. The show, though aiming to... View Article

First steps for community-led homes scheme

A council-backed project where community groups can bid to develop and manage their own affordable homes is holding its first workshop for local people looking to get involved. As part of the council’s wider drive to boost the borough’s housing... View Article

Putting community at the centre

Providing retirement homes alongside a multi-functional social hub, it is hoped that Debden Grange will become a ‘village within in a village’ for retirees in Essex. Jack Wooler spoke to Andrew Mills of developer Retirement Villages Group, to see how... View Article

New Valarte Makes Classic Current

VitrA has announced details of a new bathroom range joining its Signature Collection during in March.  A perfect complement to the contemporary designs associated with VitrA, Valarte introduces the popular Shaker design which combines simplicity with fine craftsmanship and functionality.... View Article

JDP appoints new managing director

JDP have announced that Darran Rickards will take up the position of Managing Director of JDP with effect from April 1, 2019. Steve McLellan, who is currently Managing Director of JDP, will be moving to Tessenderlo Group with effect from... View Article

Creating luxury through lighting

Lighting has the unique ability to change the mood of a room’s occupants. It can even affect how the size of a room is perceived by its users. For commercial buildings, intelligent lighting control systems offer businesses a simple way... View Article

Grass Concrete Hits the Roof

Hitting the roof was the obvious next step for Grass Concrete Ltd, a company with proven credentials for environmental construction products. The new Grassroof® is an overlay paving system that can be applied to new or existing flat roof structures.... View Article