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

Robert Lee

Behind the target

Aug. 22, 2019 Comment

Robert Lee of DAC Beachcroft assesses why housing targets are not being met

Ben Roskrow

Living in extraordinary times

Aug. 22, 2019 Comment

Ben Roskrow look ahead to a potentially stormy autumn

David O'Leary

Four new priorities to address the industry’s challenges

Aug. 22, 2019 Comment

HBF policy director David O’Leary looks at the result of HBF’s recent survey of stakeholder and public views of the industry


All change as new PM sweeps in

Aug. 22, 2019 Comment

Stewart Baseley says that while there are new faces in government, the challenges remain the same

Richard Jones

Quality must lead on procurement

Aug. 22, 2019 Comment

When procuring a consultant clients should focus on quality argues Arcadis partner Richard Jones

Rachel Asquith

The psychology of placemaking to home making

Aug. 22, 2019 Comment

Rachel Asquith of Aylesworth Fleming, says psychology plays a huge part in the home buying process

Neil Thomas

MMC – putting the cart before the horse

Aug. 22, 2019 Comment

Neil Thomas of H+H considers the current drive to MMC

Krystian Groom

A flood of climate emergencies

Aug. 22, 2019 Comment

Krystian Groom of BECG says that councils declaring climate emergencies could affect housebuilders


Widening the housebuilding pool

July 24, 2019 Comment

Alex Robinson, director of development for strategic land at Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, explains the merits of a more diverse housebuilding industry

Suzie Mayes

Changing times on a local and national level

July 3, 2019 Comment

The local elections have added yet more uncertainty for some housebuilders, says Suzie Mayes