News & Features

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

Ben and Jonathan

The Interview - Jonathan Cranley & Ben Leather, Spitfire Bespoke Homes

May 1, 2019

Ben Leather and Jonathan Cranley are regional managing directors of the rapidly growing Spitfire Bespoke Homes. They talk to Suzie Mayes

Future Homes question

The Future Homes question

May 1, 2019

Suzie Mayes looks at the little we know about the Future Homes Standard, announced in the government’s Spring Statement, and what the industry thinks

Barratt award

Keeping customers satisfied

April 5, 2019

The latest HBF/NHBC customer satisfaction survey has revealed further increases in satisfaction

Chris Weedon 2

The Interview - Chris Weedon, Stonebond Properties

April 5, 2019

Chris Weedon is the approachable md of Stonebond Properties, owned by the founders of Countryside. He talks to Suzie Mayes about his ambitious growth plans


Nature's gain

April 5, 2019

The government has confirmed it will mandate biodiversity net gain in new schemes. Suzie Mayes finds out the industry’s views on the plans

Meridian Water

New models, new homes

March 6, 2019

If the target of 300,000 new homes a year is to be reached, a variety of delivery models will be required, says Mark Smulian