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

Natalie Elphicke

The benefits to the industry of the new homes ombudsman

Nov. 6, 2019 Feature

HBF director of communications Steve Turner and new homes champion Natalie Elphicke explain the journey underway towards the establishment of a new homes omb...

Verto men

The Interview - Richard Pearce & Tom Carr - Verto Homes

Nov. 6, 2019 Feature

Richard Pearce and Tom Carr are co-founders of Verto Homes, an SME delivering Zero Carbon Smart Homes in south west England. They talk to Suzie Mayes

Vicky Savage

The Interview - Vicky Savage, L&Q

Oct. 20, 2019 Feature

Vicky Savage is new London md of leading housing association L&Q. She talks to Suzie Mayes

HMI 2019 Graph 11

Home building in an age of uncertainty

Oct. 4, 2019

Brian Green, gives a preview of the detailed analysis that appears in this month's HMI report

Main Stage

UK Construction Week preview

Aug. 28, 2019 Feature

UK Construction Week returns for a fifth stint at the Birmingham NEC in October. Suzie Mayes gives a preview

Tim Banks

The Interview - Tim Banks, Octagon Developments

Aug. 27, 2019 Feature

Tim Banks is ceo of Octagon Developments, a Surrey-based luxury housebuilder that is now planning more affordable homes alongside premium ones

SWOT 2019

Housebuilder SWOT 2019

Aug. 22, 2019

Ben Roskrow reveals the results of Housebuilder’s 2019 SWOT analysis of the UK new homes industry

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Green for go on design

July 3, 2019 Feature

Mark Smulian looks at new government home design demands


The local election effect

July 3, 2019 Feature

As political uncertainty continues at a national level, Suzie Mayes turns to the recent local elections to discover a level of change that could also impact

Chris Tinker

The Interview - Chris Tinker, Crest Nicholson

July 3, 2019 Feature

After more than 30 years with the business, Chris Tinker has become Crest Nicholson’s interim ceo, heading the company until September. He talks to Suzie Mayes