News & Features

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

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THE INTERVIEW – DAVID THOMAS, BARRATT

Oct. 6, 2017

Finding the quantity v quality balance

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Fired up

Oct. 6, 2017

Spitfire Bespoke Homes has covered much ground in its first seven years of life. Suzie Mayes speaks to md David Jervis about growth, individual design and local markets

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Showing accidents the red card

Oct. 6, 2017

Willmott Dixon’s “All Safe” health and safety initiative is standard practice across all the firm’s sites, but the recent introduction of a new All Safe ambassador, Dylan Skelhorn, is having a meas...

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Pledging to close the skills gap

Oct. 6, 2017

A year after it officially began, the Home Building Skills Partnership is launching a Skills Pledge to mobilise the whole of the industry. Suzie Mayes finds out about the Pledge and what the HBSP h...

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Building the future

Sept. 6, 2017

UK Construction Week returns for a third year at the Birmingham NEC in October, with its nine shows catering for everyone within the construction industry. Suzie Mayes gives the lowdown on this yea...

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Urban Opportunities

Sept. 6, 2017

Urban & Civic is a property development and investment company offering sites to housebuilders as part of a number of large settlements it is creating. Suzie Mayes speaks to md Robin Butler about t...