221 homes approved for Ebbsfleet Garden City

Ebbsfleet Garden City will get a further 221 homes after plans were approved tonight (Wednesday) for a scheme by Bellway Homes. 86 houses and 135 apartments, 30 per cent of which are affordable including three wheelchair accessible homes, were approved... View Article

We must stop playing politics with the housing crisis

New research from the Local Government Association (LGA) has revealed that more than a million homes were not built in the past decade despite planning permission for them being granted. The figures showed that 2,564,600 units have been granted planning permission... View Article

The benefits of alignment washers

The Hubble telescope is best known for the beautiful images it collects of space. But did you know that the first images it took were fuzzy? A 2.2-micron misalignment in the telescope’s main mirror was all it took to wreck... View Article

Elan starts work on Lowton homes

The former site of a church in Lowton is being redeveloped to provide 26 much-needed new homes. Elan Homes acquired the 1.78 acre site on Newton Road from the Archdiocese of Liverpool following full planning permission being granted. Groundworks are... View Article

The wellness factor

Sophie Weston at Geberit explains the role that architects and designers can play in improving wellbeing, by helping create a sensory ‘sanctuary’ in the bathroom Wellbeing. We all know what it is – but just how many of us truly... View Article

Deals pave way for new NE homes of all tenures

A leading North East regeneration and housing specialist has started the new decade by signing deals with two regional housing providers that will deliver 418 new homes for all tenures on two prime sites. Vistry Partnerships – a new venture... View Article

#Budget2020: Greening our housing stock

UK Government needs a concerted focus in this year’s Budget on the built and natural environment to benefit future generations and the UK economy, according to RICS Budget 2020 wish-list. People’s right to a place to call home remains at... View Article