News & Features

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

Water and sewerage reforms – a warning for housebuilders

Sept. 18, 2020

Ray Farrow and Steve Wielebski have produced a report looking at the “dark art” of water and sewerage sector costs and charging

Planning white paper

Big announcements for a busy autumn

Sept. 2, 2020

Suzie Mayes gauges housebuilders’ thoughts on the Help to Buy extension and planning white paper - the summer's big announcements

September 2020 - Front cover

SWOT 2020 - Covid – a Threat and an Opportunity

Sept. 2, 2020

The pandemic dominates this year’s industry SWOT analysis - but Covid is an Opportunity as well as a Threat

NHBC Accepts credit

Building confidence in innovative construction with NHBC Accepts

Aug. 10, 2020

In July, NHBC launched NHBC Accepts – its new service for fast tracking MMC systems for warranty. Housebuilder reports

Pocket doors

The importance of flexible design in multigenerational homes

July 7, 2020

With an ageing population and the rise of multigenerational living, Natalie Davenport, head of marketing at Häfele, looks at how to make spaces flexible