Features

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

Mental health June 2019

Five steps to better mental health

June 5, 2019 Feature

Ben Roskrow talks to Lighthouse Charity chairman Bill Hill about the mental health crisis facing the industry

Prod Awards

Housebuilder Product Awards 2019

June 5, 2019 Feature

We showcase the winners of this year’s Housebuilder Product Awards, whose achievements will be honoured at a winner’s lunch this month

Joanne Casey

The Interview - Joanne Casey, Mactaggart & Mickel

June 5, 2019 Feature

Joanne Casey was appointed as the first md of Mactaggart & Mickel’s Homes England division in January. She talks to Suzie Mayes about her plans

Ben and Jonathan

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

May 1, 2019 Feature

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 Feature

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 Feature

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

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The Interview - Chris Weedon, Stonebond Properties

April 5, 2019 Feature

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

Bee

Nature's gain

April 5, 2019 Feature

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 Feature

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

Nick Stonley

The Interview - Nick Stonley, Millwood Designer Homes

March 6, 2019 Feature

Nick Stonley is the new md of Millwood Designer Homes, taking over from the well-known John Elliott. He talks to Suzie Mayes about his vision for the company