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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THE INTERVIEW – DAVID THOMAS, BARRATT

Oct. 6, 2017 Feature

Finding the quantity v quality balance

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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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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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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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Building the future

Sept. 6, 2017 Feature

UK Construction Week returns for a third year at the Birmingham NEC in October, with its nine shows catering for everyone within the construction industry. S...

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Urban Opportunities

Sept. 6, 2017 Feature

Urban & Civic is a property development and investment company offering sites to housebuilders as part of a number of large settlements it is creating. Suzie...

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The Interview – John Tutte

Sept. 6, 2017 Feature

Redrow Homes has been growing substantially over the past eight years. Chief executive John Tutte talks to Suzie Mayes about future plans, maintaining qualit...

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Finding Funding

Sept. 6, 2017 Feature

Housing starts are rising, but when it comes to securing finance to build homes, what is the situation for SMEs? Steve Menary talks to lenders and housebuild...

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SWOT

Sept. 1, 2017

The ongoing Brexit discussions, the surprise general election and its even more surprising result mean the industry is looking ahead with more trepidation th...

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The Interview - Peter Hindley

July 6, 2017 Feature

Keepmoat Homes has particularly ambitious growth plans. Suzie Mayes talks to ceo Peter Hindley about staying distinctive, delivering modular housing and bein...