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 road to green homes

March 3, 2021 Feature

The government has given its long-anticipated response to its Future Homes Standard consultation. Suzie Mayes reports on the industry's views

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The Interview - Colin Tutt, Octagon

March 3, 2021 Feature

Octagon's Colin Tutt is retiring after almost 50 years in the industry. He looks back on a long and satisfying career and shares some memories with Ben Roskrow

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Spotlight on NHBC’s NVQs

March 1, 2021 Feature

To mark National Careers Week (March 1-6) NHBC offers an insight into its NVQ training programmes

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Building for tomorrow goes online

Feb. 26, 2021 Feature

This year, NHBC has taken its Building for tomorrow roadshows online. Housebuilder talks to Nick Cunningham, regional director for the South West

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How to keep heating costs down while working at home this winter

Feb. 9, 2021 Feature

With the combination of more people working from home and the colder temperatures of winter, NHBC gives some tips on how to save on winter bills

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The Interview - Keith Carnegie, Vistry Housebuilding

Feb. 4, 2021 Feature

Keith Carnegie became ceo of Vistry’s Housebuilding division last summer following the new firm’s creation. He talks to Suzie Mayes

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The Year Ahead 2021

Feb. 3, 2021

After an extraordinary 2020, Suzie Mayes gauges the industry’s hopes and predictions for this year

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A year in review - David Campbell, NHBC

Feb. 3, 2021 Feature

NHBC commercial director David Campbell looks back at an extraordinary year – his first at the organisation – and what 2021 may have in store

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St Arthur Homes offers a “useful tonic” to RPs

Jan. 14, 2021 Feature

St Arthur Homes has plans to expand. Suzie Mayes talks to the recently recruited John Walton and Louise Mills about their plans to grow the registered provider

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Countryside apprentice praises NHBC scheme

Dec. 18, 2020 Feature

This autumn, NHBC launched its first apprenticeship scheme. The organisation talks to one of the first participants about his experiences so far