The fledgling market for bird-safe glass

Birds colliding with glass on building facades is one of the leading causes of avian mortality across the globe, however despite this fact it’s an issue that has often flown under the radar in the UK. Here Leo Pyrah of... View Article

Site visit inspires school children in Brampton

A group of school children from Brampton have been given an inside look at a housing development in the village. Brampton Primary School’s Early Years pupils aged between four and five were welcomed to Bellway’s Brampton Gate development, off Laws... View Article

Eversheds Sutherland advises Urban Splash on groundbreaking deal with Homes England and Japan’s biggest housebuilder to deliver thousands of new homes across the UK

Eversheds Sutherland has advised regeneration company Urban Splash on its multi-million-pound joint venture with Japan’s biggest housebuilder, Sekisui House, and Homes England to deliver thousands of new homes across England. Sekisui House, one of the world’s leading housebuilders, is a... View Article

Why a garden room packs more punch than your spare room

Forget extensions or conservatories, garden rooms have emerged as the home trend that’s been sweeping the nation over the last couple of years. Whether you’re looking for a stylish guest suite, an office/place to work, or a summerhouse, a garden... View Article

Extraordinary ensuites

Chris Tranter of Bristan explores how housebuilders can harness the possibilities in ensuites using showers to entice prospective buyers. According to Direct Line, an ensuite can add as much as 5 per cent to the value of a house, with... View Article

Auggd/augmented reality

One of the largest builders in Australia (MJH) has found that an augmented reality (AR) app has massively boosted interest with their house buyers as they can view new-build house designs directly from their mobile devices.  The app, which was... View Article

Drone Tech: AMP

If you were trying to get a flight out of Gatwick airport before last Christmas, my guess is you will be well familiar with how airborne drones had a massive impact on those particular holiday flight schedules.  However, this is... View Article

Government steps in to fund ACM cladding remediation

The Ministry of Housing is to inject £200m to speed the removal and replacement of aluminium composite cladding (ACM) from nearly 170 privately owned high-rise buildings, following delays in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. The Government announced that... View Article