Features

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

Antony Stark

The Interview, Antony Stark

June 8, 2017 Feature

Linea Homes is a young, vibrant developer in London and the Home Counties, tackling challenging sites. Suzie Mayes meets its director Antony Stark whose entr...

The Knight Group celebrate victory with Martin Roberts

The Housebuilder Marie Curie Brain Game 2017

June 7, 2017 Feature

The Housebuilder Marie Curie Brain Game saw Chesney Hawkes bring the industry to its feet to sing “The one and only” while raising more than a quarter of a m...

Small builders - big challenges

Small builders, big challenges

June 7, 2017 Feature

The UK’s small housebuilders play a vital role in meeting the increasing demand for new homes. However, this important sector of the housebuilding industry i...

Focus on Part M

Focus on Part M

May 3, 2017 Feature

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

Premier products

May 3, 2017 Feature

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

May 3, 2017 Feature

John Stewart revisits the ongoing arguments surrounding immigration levels post Brexit, looks at the challenge of getting household projections right and foc...

white paper signals planning reform

White paper signals planning reforms

May 3, 2017 Feature

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 loc...

Stephen Byfield

Legacy projects

May 3, 2017 Feature

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...

Tools of the trade

April 6, 2017 Feature

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 e...

The need for SuDS

April 6, 2017 Feature

Mark MacIntosh-Watson, national engineering manager at Brett Landscaping, investigates the possible reasons for a general reluctance, to implement a broader ...