L&G acquire site in Bedfordshire for £120m retirement community

Legal & General announces that its later living business, Inspired Villages, has acquired a 12-acre site in Caddington, Bedfordshire.  The site has been acquired with outline planning permission to develop 200 specialist age-appropriate homes, delivering much needed housing stock to... View Article

Storey Homes pays tribute to essential workers

Storey Homes is supporting essential workers with a new incentive offering a £10,000 reduction on all homes at their impressive sites; De Montfort Place in Bedford and Birch Meadow in Barkway. A concession introduced to assist those providing essential services... View Article

Specifying sustainably

Architects should take a more considered approach to the origins of the plastic products in their specification, says Jon Chamberlain, Sales Director at Marshall-Tufflex. Here, he looks at the cable management industry in particular and the wider argument for an... View Article

New temporary accommodation for homeless opens its doors

An exciting new development of 57 apartments is now being furnished ready to give homeless households additional high-quality accommodation and support, to help them transition from becoming homeless at this difficult time, to finding a new settled home. Families and... View Article

Homes fit for the future

Ian Batchelor, Director of Construction and Building Services at ODS, argues for a revolution in social housing with a focus on innovative design for eco-credentials and community-based living The UK builds, on average, only 6,000 new social homes each year;... View Article

Managing health and safety on site amid COVID-19

CONSTRUCTION sites in the UK will be able to remain open during evenings and weekends to help the UK’s economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to government sources. In a move welcomed by housing secretary Robert Jenrick, several companies... View Article