A watershed moment?

John Marsh of GtC explains how a new framework could allow independent network operators to provide new water and wastewater connections, providing beneficial market competition for developers. April this year saw a significant shake-up of the water market, as competition... View Article

Brownfield land map tool will help tackle the housing crisis

The National Housing Federation (NHF) has identified and mapped more than 17,000 brownfield sites, totalling around 27,700 hectares, which could provide space for more than 961,000 homes. The National Federation of Builders (NFB) thinks that this tool has the potential... View Article

Leasehold reform comment

Robert Haigh, Director (Valuation Consultancy) at Chestertons comments: “The government’s announcement that ground rent will be capped at £10 per annum for any new lease granted on a flat or apartment can be seen as a positive for future buyers,... View Article

The HALO to secure construction partner

The HALO Urban Regeneration Company, an imaginative, innovative and inspirational regeneration initiative, is looking to secure a construction partner for Phase One of the development in Kilmarnock. Phase One of the project on the 23-acre site, formerly the home of... View Article

Crest Nicholson trading update

Crest Nicholson Holdings plc (“Crest Nicholson” or the “Company”), a leading residential developer operating in the Southern half of England, today issues a Pre-Close Trading Update ahead of schedule. Overview The market environment for new homes in London and at... View Article

Farrells create a new horizon for ilford

Nine years after identifying the opportunity for a landmark scheme next to Ilford station with Crossrail arriving, Farrells architects have completed the transformation of a dated 1980’s office building into 122 high-quality homes, in close proximity to the new railway... View Article

Next generation housing

John Whalley of Nationwide Windows & Doors discusses why he believes offsite construction is fast becoming the solution to fix the housing crisis, and describes some of the benefits the method can bring to the fenestration industry. It is well... View Article