Is the housing crisis returning as a Government priority?

Addressing the policy conference of the Home Builders Federation (HBF), Housing Secretary James Brokenshire set out what the Government is doing to tackle the housing shortage and improve the quality of new homes. Brokenshire emphasised: the need to reduce planning... View Article

Apex capitalises on Tooting airspace to deliver new homes

Airspace developer Apex Airspace (Apex) has begun constructing four two-bed penthouse apartments on the unused airspace of Marion Court, a five-storey residential block on Tooting High Street in South London. Available on the government’s Help to Buy scheme, the apartments... View Article

Henry Terefenko appointed as new ForHousing CEO

Henry Terefenko has been appointed as ForHousing CEO from 1 April. ForHousing is part of the ForViva Group and will bring group members City West Housing Trust and Villages Housing Association under a single new landlord. ForHousing will own and... View Article

Comar 9P.i High Performance Window, Door & Framing System

After extensive research and consultation with key supply partners, Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems deliver the Comar 9P.i High Performance Window, Door and Framing System. Research indicated that a thermally efficient future-proof facade system was required, with off-site manufacture and value... View Article

Sika Fastfix – always straight to the point

Sika® FastFix All Weather is a new self-setting paving jointing compound from Sika Everbuild, providing the ideal solution to perfect pointing on paving, paths and patios. With a unique formula containing Active Resin Technology for advanced durability, Sika FastFix is... View Article

Fusing efficient ventilation

Effective, compliant ventilation of multi-occupancy rooms is simplified with an innovative concept from Gilberts of Blackpool. The air movement specialist’s Mistrale Fusion (MFS)Terminal delivers optimum internal air control for less than £5.00/room/annum1. The initial single-sided through-structure unit provides a one... View Article

LK2 bolsters marketing team with new hire

The growing firm of architecture, sports and leisure specialists, LK2 has welcomed marketing and communications manager Marc Rhodes to raise awareness of its high-profile work. Marc – who has nine years’ experience in marketing – has taken up the role... View Article

Local housebuilder’s expansion creates whole new workforce

A booming Leicestershire-based housebuilder has expanded its business to create a whole new region. Davidsons Homes based in Ibstock, Leicestershire, opened the new South Midlands region earlier this year in Blisworth, Northamptonshire. A new team of 14 staff members are... View Article

NFB: Brownfield first is the correct approach

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) published an updated analysis on the potential of brownfield land for housing. It calls for a stop to the unnecessary loss of our countryside and green spaces. Identifying suitable brownfield land for more... View Article