News & Features

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

Main Stage

UK Construction Week preview

Aug. 28, 2019

UK Construction Week returns for a fifth stint at the Birmingham NEC in October. Suzie Mayes gives a preview

Tim Banks

The Interview - Tim Banks, Octagon Developments

Aug. 27, 2019

Tim Banks is ceo of Octagon Developments, a Surrey-based luxury housebuilder that is now planning more affordable homes alongside premium ones

SWOT 2019

Housebuilder SWOT 2019

Aug. 22, 2019

Ben Roskrow reveals the results of Housebuilder’s 2019 SWOT analysis of the UK new homes industry

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Green for go on design

July 3, 2019

Mark Smulian looks at new government home design demands


The local election effect

July 3, 2019

As political uncertainty continues at a national level, Suzie Mayes turns to the recent local elections to discover a level of change that could also impact

Chris Tinker

The Interview - Chris Tinker, Crest Nicholson

July 3, 2019

After more than 30 years with the business, Chris Tinker has become Crest Nicholson’s interim ceo, heading the company until September. He talks to Suzie Mayes