Marley Eternit facade just the ticket for Sevenoaks Station

Equitone from Marley Eternit’s architectural fibre cement facade materials has helped to transform Sevenoaks Rail Station in Kent. Equitone is the new international brand for Marley Eternit’s architectural facade materials and brings together the ranges , , and . The... View Article

CML responds on Help To Buy meeting with chancellor

The Council of Mortgage Lenders welcomes the progress report announced by the Chancellor George Osborne today at a meeting with representatives of lenders and housebuilders on the government’s new Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme, due to launch in January.... View Article

Noughties baby-boomers face housing struggle as adults

Britain’s failure to build enough homes will put a colossal strain on the housing market when the Noughties baby-boomers begin reaching adulthood in 2020, a new report says. Housing Britain’s Future, by the National Housing Federation, shows how a jump... View Article

The UK’s top ten home improvements revealed

Installing a new kitchen is the most popular home renovation carried out in the last three years and the top improvement planned for the future as well, new research reveals today. But 43% of homeowners who undertook major home improvements... View Article

Gleeson wins appeal to build new homes in Parson Cross

Gleeson has won its appeal to the Secretary of State to build 387 new homes on the site of the former Sheffield College Campus in Parson Cross following Sheffield City Council initially refusing the planning application. By completion the new... View Article

Competent Roofer gains green deal accreditation

On the 12th July it was announced that Competent Person Scheme, CompetentRoofer, had been fully audited by UKAS and has become an ‘Accredited Body’ for Green Deal and ECO work. It is another significant step for the roofing industry, since... View Article

Porous car parking – Bristol

PROJECT RATIONALE Quantum Property Partnership required a high environmental standard of build for new development, Spark One-a hub for science and technology businesses in the Bristol and Bath region. The build also had to meet the criteria set by BRE’s... View Article

New tenant power to help kickstart housebuilding

A new right will give social tenants the power to boost house building in their area, says Housing Minister Mark Prisk. The minister confirmed that the Right to Transfer, coming into force in the autumn, will mean tenants can take... View Article

Hands up for Snickers’ new work gloves

There’s one thing that Professional Tradesmen and women can’t do without if they want to get their jobs on site done properly – Healthy Hands! They know how difficult it is to work with hands that are chapped and bruised,... View Article

Luxury housing scheme benefits young and old!

A luxury housing complex in Derby is set to bring lasting benefits to both younger and older members of the local community. Greenwich Gardens Extra Care scheme in Greenwich Road North in Mackworth has been developed by leading housing and... View Article