News & Features

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

Scott Black Brooklands

The Interview - Scott Black, Places for People

Dec. 1, 2021

Scott Black joined Places for People as group executive director - development last year. He talks to Suzie Mayes


Levelling the playing field on biodiversity

Nov. 26, 2021

Dominic Ryan, managing director of Words HQ, an adviser on land management consultation, looks at the opportunities and challenges of biodiversity net gain

Ian and Graham

The Interview - Ian Baker and Graham Hutton, Baker Estates

Nov. 5, 2021

Ian Baker is founder and md of Devon-based Baker Estates. Suzie Mayes talks to him and development director Graham Hutton

NHBC talent

Driving talent at NHBC

Oct. 11, 2021

As the industry continues to recover from the pandemic, NHBC’s operations director Diane Marshall talks about the organisation’s major recruitment drive


Embracing the environmental agenda

Oct. 6, 2021

The environmental agenda is perhaps the key issue now facing housebuilders. Suzie Mayes finds out how housebuilders are responding to it

Chart 1 HMI 2021

Cautious optimism as industry emerges from Covid

Oct. 6, 2021

Brian Green, editor of the HMI Report which, gives a taste of some of the analysis in the report and introduces the Top 25 housebuilders