Planning success for former HM Prison Kingston site

Grant Associates is designing the landscape strategy for the Victorian gaol, which is being masterplanned by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios on behalf of City & Country Group. The scheme is expected to be brought forward as a joint venture with Vivid Homes delivering the new... View Article

Double success for SE Controls apprentices

Two apprentices at Lichfield based smoke control environmental ventilation and façade engineering specialist, SE Controls, have become the first to complete the company’s engineering apprenticeship programme, after four years of combined theoretical study and practical experience. Bradley Stansbie, aged 21... View Article

International Women’s Day | Modular developer commentary

Comment from Helen Charlesworth, Head of HR at ilke Homes: “As one of the UK’s leading modular housebuilders, ilke Homes is committed to championing diversity and addressing the skills shortage within the construction industry. As an emerging sector, modular housebuilding... View Article

County housebuilder experiences positive start to 2019

Midlands-based housebuilder Davidsons Homes is reporting a very positive start to 2019 with property sales exceeding the company’s targets. Some media outlets have reported uncertainty in the UK housing market. But Davidsons Homes, which has successful developments throughout the East,... View Article

Industry agrees that the Future(build) has arrived

Futurebuild came to a close today with a resounding call for the built environment to make a real commitment to tackling the major environmental and societal issues facing us all, by moving beyond words and taking positive action. Across the... View Article

Linden Homes commits to bridging the skills gap

Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week (4-8 March 2019), Linden Homes is proud to have become a member of The 5% Club, an employer-led organisation that works to inspire, educate and retain a growing body of people into “earn and learn” positions. When... View Article

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