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

NHBC Best Practice

Pride in the Job - the Olympic Gold of industry Awards

July 12, 2021 Feature

As NHBC announces the Quality Award winners of this year’s Pride in the Job competition, Housebuilder looks at the awards, now enjoying their 41st year

First Homes

Finally First Homes

July 12, 2021 Feature

The government’s long-awaited First Homes scheme has launched. Suzie Mayes gets the industry’s views on what this initiative means for housebuilding


Focus on material challenges

July 7, 2021 Feature

As the industry continues to recover from the pandemic, it is now encountering issues with material supply and price rises. Suzie Mayes reports

Stephen Teagle

The Interview - Stephen Teagle, Vistry Partnerships

July 7, 2021 Feature

Stephen Teagle, ceo of Vistry Partnerships, is excited about his company’s ambitious growth plans. He talks to Suzie Mayes


Using AI to improve site safety

June 11, 2021 Feature

Salman Chaudhary, ceo of EmpiricAI, is seeking to improve health and safety in construction by raising awareness of Computer Vision Artificial Intelligence

Lynda Shillaw

The Interview - Lynda Shillaw, Harworth Group

June 4, 2021 Feature

Lynda Shillaw is the new ceo of land and property regeneration company Harworth. She talks to Suzie Mayes

JUNE 2021

Diversity and inclusion

June 2, 2021 Feature

Suzie Mayes reports on some of the housebuilders embracing diversity and inclusion in their workplaces and within their communities

Bee for biodiversity

Building in the benefits of nature

June 2, 2021 Feature

Richard Smith, NHBC’s head of standards, research and innovation, talks through the key findings of the NHBC Foundation’s latest report on biodiversity

Kunal Sawhney

The post-Covid market

June 1, 2021 Feature

Kunal Sawhney, ceo of Kalkine Group, an independent equities research firm, looks at the housing market’s bounce back from Covid-19

Fred Story

The Interview - Fred Story & Colin Wood, Story Homes

May 6, 2021 Feature

Fred Story founded his business, Story Homes, in 1987. He and chief operating officer Colin Wood talk to Suzie Mayes