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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Everyone included

Dec. 7, 2018 Feature

With the industry’s need to attract a wider pool of talent, Suzie Mayes looks at the housebuilders that are promoting diversity and inclusion in their workpl...

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The Interview – Oliver Hookway, Go Homes

Dec. 6, 2018 Feature

Oliver Hookway is a lively entrepreneur who heads Hertfordshire-based Go Homes. He talks to Suzie Mayes

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Fact checks with NHBC

Nov. 6, 2018 Feature

Clive Turner, NHBC Foundation’s research manager, reviews its latest publication – 40 facts, homes, housing and house building today

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Help to Buy – a plaster on an intergenerational wound

Nov. 6, 2018 Feature

David O’Leary, policy director at the Home Builders Federation, examines the impact of the eventual end of Help to Buy

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The Interview - Dave Smith, St Modwen Homes

Nov. 5, 2018 Feature

Suzie Mayes talks to Dave Smith, md of St Modwen Homes, a housebuilder which has performed well at this year’s Housebuilder Awards.


Strengthening trust

Oct. 3, 2018 Feature

Suzie Mayes speaks about the government's plans to introduce a new homes ombudsman to deal with customer complaints and strengthen quality

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The Interview - Stephen Teagle, Galliford Try Partnerships

Oct. 3, 2018 Feature

Stephen Teagle is head of Galliford Try Partnerships, a division which works with public and private sector partners. Suzie Mayes reports

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Leading the way in staff recruitment and retention

Oct. 3, 2018 Feature

Mark Smulian looks at some of the industry’s potential solutions to the skills crisis facing housebuilders


Creating communities

Oct. 3, 2018 Feature

YTL Developments and Buckland Development are separately cultivating new communities on large sites. Suzie Mayes finds out more

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HMI Report 2018 - on the right road, but look out for potholes ahead

Oct. 3, 2018

Brian Green, editor of the Housing Market Intelligence report which is published this month, previews the findings of the detailed analysis the report