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 big electricity drive

Aug. 10, 2022

A lack of electrical capacity could pose a big risk to housebuilders. Suzie Mayes speaks to Chris Doré, TriConnex’s business development director

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An exemplar model for design codes

July 18, 2022

Roger File, chief operating officer of Blenheim Strategic Partners, explains why his business has been an early adopter of design codes

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Building Regs go live

July 11, 2022

New Building Regulations Parts F, L, O and S came into force in June. Suzie Mayes finds out more

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The Interview - Ian Jones, Backhouse

July 1, 2022

Ian Jones is md of Backhouse, a design-led SME with plans to grow and diversify. He talks to Suzie Mayes


Celebrating Quality in Pride in the Job

July 1, 2022

In June, NHBC revealed its Pride in the Job Quality Award winners. Housebuilder finds out more from senior regional director Paul Edwards

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The Interview - Peter Barlow, Wain Homes

June 1, 2022

Peter Barlow joined Wain Homes in 1990 as a quantity surveyor and was last year appointed ceo. He talks to Suzie Mayes