Take a tour of Graven Hill’s new homes this festive season

Graven Hill, an innovative development of self and custom build new homes in Bicester, Oxfordshire, is holding a festive ‘Hard Hat’ event on Saturday 7 December.  Visitors will have the opportunity to take a tour around ‘The Avon’, one of Graven Hill’s 2-bedroom new build homes, and perhaps even start planning for a new year move!  ... View Article

Regulatory fees increase confirmed

England’s social housing regulator has confirmed the planned seventy-five pence increase in the per-unit fee to an estimated £5.47 per property for 2020/21. The regulator’s chief executive Fiona MacGregor has written to all registered providers notifying them of the increase,... View Article

Offsite timber is construction’s future

Stewart Dalgarno of Stewart Milne Timber Systems discusses why modern methods of construction coupled with a build fabric such as timber frame is key to meeting Government housing targets sustainably. Industry reports are increasingly signalling a move towards modern methods... View Article

Self-employed gas fitter jailed for illegal gas work

A fitter has been jailed for 18 months after carrying out illegal gas work which was deemed by Gas Safe Register as immediately dangerous to life and property. York Magistrates’ Court heard that between 14 and 15 November 2015 and... View Article

Scotland makes progress on affordable housing delivery

The Chartered Institute of Housing has praised the Scottish Government for progress made towards meeting its target to deliver 50,000 affordable homes over five years to 2021, but has urged it to make clear its future funding plans. As well... View Article

Kaldewei Classic Undercounter Washbasin

The gently flowing interior shape of the round Classic Undercounter Washbasin gives it an elegant and timeless design. Made from Kaldewei’s superior steel enamel, in two different sizes, the Classic Undercounter Washbasin comes with overflow fitting, easy-clean finish and sound insulation. Available in... View Article

Explore the best in surface material innovation

Surface Design Show is the leading event for architects and designers to explore the best in surface material innovation and takes place 11-13 February 2020 at the Business Design Centre, London. The must-visit event for the architectural and design community has... View Article

Make your new home part of the solution for Climate Change

Carbon Legacy has self-build customers who are achieving 78% self-sufficiency for all their energy uses from the Sun. Using solar panels, Tesla battery, Nibe Ground or Air sourced heat pumps, whole house ventilation with heat recovery and a super insulated... View Article

Extensive renovation project

Situated near Leyburn in Wensleydale, this characterful farmhouse and barn recently underwent an extensive renovation project including a full set of new timber windows and doors. The original farmhouse was renovated and the attached barn was converted to provide extra living... View Article