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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Growing the market

Dec. 7, 2017 Feature

Legal & General’s New Build Club began in 2014, offering mortgage products and other services for the new build market. Suzie Mayes talks to new build manage...

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Heading south

Dec. 6, 2017 Feature

Scottish housebuilder Mactaggart & Mickel has announced plans to branch into England, purchasing two sites for development in Oxfordshire. Suzie Mayes talks ...

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The Interview - The power of partnerships

Dec. 6, 2017 Feature

In the summer of 2016, Jonathan Goring joined partnership housing specialist Lovell as md. Suzie Mayes talks to him about enjoying work, publicly owned land ...

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Britain's top 25 Housebuilders

Nov. 9, 2017

Here we reveal this year's Top 25 housebuilders.

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The way ahead for offsite

Nov. 6, 2017 Feature

H+H and SIG have won Product of the Year at this year’s Housebuilder Awards for their SIG House System. Suzie Mayes finds out about the system which inhabits...

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The interview– Ian Sutcliffe, Countryside - Winning opportunities

Nov. 6, 2017 Feature

Housebuilder of the year Countryside is heading towards doubling the size of its business over a three-year period. Suzie Mayes talks to chief executive Ian ...

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Pledging to close the skills gap

Oct. 6, 2017 Feature

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 ...

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Showing accidents the red card

Oct. 6, 2017 Feature

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 amba...

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Fired up

Oct. 6, 2017 Feature

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 lo...

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THE INTERVIEW – DAVID THOMAS, BARRATT

Oct. 6, 2017 Feature

Finding the quantity v quality balance