News & Features

The latest news, features, comment and analysis of the UK housebuilding market covering policy, regulation, planning, technology, new developments and products

Focus on Part M

Focus on Part M

28 Apr 2017

Steve Evans, NHBC senior area technical manager, talks through the latest revisions to Part M - Access to Dwellings

Premier products

28 Apr 2017

Suzie Mayes profiles the winners of this year's Housebuilder Product Awards, whose achievements will be celebrated at a winner's lunch in the summer

Post Brexit migration controls

Post-Brexit migration controls

28 Apr 2017

John Stewart revisits the ongoing arguments surrounding immigration levels post Brexit, looks at the challenge of getting household projections right and focuses on the affordability crisis facing ...

white paper signals planning reform

White paper signals planning reforms

28 Apr 2017

Mark Smulian looks at the planning aspects of the recent Housing White Paper and sees some subtle, and not so subtle, changes in how the government wants local authorities to play their part in del...

Stephen Byfield

Legacy projects

28 Apr 2017

Stephen Byfield, partner at Newgate Communications, looks at the issue of legacy. Could it be used to encourage councillors to build more in return for a bit of recognition?

Tools of the trade

2 Apr 2017

Chris Windle speaks to the companies offering tools and machinery for the fundamentals of a housebuilder's work. Safety, strength and quick repairs are all essential