News & Features

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

NHBC Best Practice

Pride in the Job - the Olympic Gold of industry Awards

July 12, 2021

As NHBC announces the Quality Award winners of this year’s Pride in the Job competition, Housebuilder looks at the awards, now enjoying their 41st year

First Homes

Finally First Homes

July 12, 2021

The government’s long-awaited First Homes scheme has launched. Suzie Mayes gets the industry’s views on what this initiative means for housebuilding


Focus on material challenges

July 7, 2021

As the industry continues to recover from the pandemic, it is now encountering issues with material supply and price rises. Suzie Mayes reports

Stephen Teagle

The Interview - Stephen Teagle, Vistry Partnerships

July 7, 2021

Stephen Teagle, ceo of Vistry Partnerships, is excited about his company’s ambitious growth plans. He talks to Suzie Mayes


Using AI to improve site safety

June 11, 2021

Salman Chaudhary, ceo of EmpiricAI, is seeking to improve health and safety in construction by raising awareness of Computer Vision Artificial Intelligence

Lynda Shillaw

The Interview - Lynda Shillaw, Harworth Group

June 4, 2021

Lynda Shillaw is the new ceo of land and property regeneration company Harworth. She talks to Suzie Mayes