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

Ian Jones

The Interview - Ian Jones, Backhouse

July 1, 2022 Feature

Ian Jones is md of Backhouse, a design-led SME with plans to grow and diversify. He talks to Suzie Mayes

Celebrating Quality in Pride in the Job

July 1, 2022 Feature

In June, NHBC revealed its Pride in the Job Quality Award winners. Housebuilder finds out more from senior regional director Paul Edwards

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The Interview - Peter Barlow, Wain Homes

June 1, 2022 Feature

Peter Barlow joined Wain Homes in 1990 as a quantity surveyor and was last year appointed ceo. He talks to Suzie Mayes

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Two years of NHBC Accepts

June 1, 2022 Feature

NHBC’s Accepts Scheme was launched in July 2020. Almost two years on, Housebuilder finds out about its progress

Nutrients and water

New home plans go into neutral

May 4, 2022 Feature

The requirements for water neutrality and nutrient neutrality are holding up planning permissions. Mark Smulian reports

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Building for Tomorrow returns live

May 4, 2022 Feature

NHBC’s Building for Tomorrow technical conferences returned to six live venues in March and April. Housebuilder was at the Leeds event

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The Interview - Sue Scholfield, Vistry Western

May 4, 2022 Feature

Sue Scholfield was crowned winner of 2021’s Housebuilder Star Award. She talks to Suzie Mayes about stepping up to become Linden’s Western regional acting md

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NHBC widens the talent pool

April 10, 2022 Feature

With new homes registrations increasing in response to a strong market, NHBC is on a recruitment drive across all its disciplines

Tom Nicholson

The Interview - Tom Nicholson, Crest Nicholson

April 8, 2022 Feature

Tom Nicholson joined Crest Nicholson as its chief operating officer to help execute its turnaround strategy. He talks to Suzie Mayes

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Women at work

March 8, 2022 Feature

To mark International Women’s Day and Women in Construction Week, Suzie Mayes reports on the females of the housebuilding and real estate sectors