Features

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

Water and sewerage reforms – a warning for housebuilders

Sept. 18, 2020 Feature

Ray Farrow and Steve Wielebski have produced a report looking at the “dark art” of water and sewerage sector costs and charging

Planning white paper

Big announcements for a busy autumn

Sept. 2, 2020 Feature

Suzie Mayes gauges housebuilders’ thoughts on the Help to Buy extension and planning white paper - the summer's big announcements

September 2020 - Front cover

SWOT 2020 - Covid – a Threat and an Opportunity

Sept. 2, 2020

The pandemic dominates this year’s industry SWOT analysis - but Covid is an Opportunity as well as a Threat

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Building confidence in innovative construction with NHBC Accepts

Aug. 10, 2020 Feature

In July, NHBC launched NHBC Accepts – its new service for fast tracking MMC systems for warranty. Housebuilder reports

Pocket doors

The importance of flexible design in multigenerational homes

July 7, 2020 Feature

With an ageing population and the rise of multigenerational living, Natalie Davenport, head of marketing at Häfele, looks at how to make spaces flexible

Fab 40

Fabulous at 40

July 2, 2020

NHBC is celebrating 40 years of its Pride in the Job Awards, honouring the crucial work of site managers. Housebuilder reports

30,000 new builds missed from stats

Industry issues return

July 2, 2020 Feature

Coronavirus may have eclipsed everything over the past few months, but the housing issues predating it have not gone away. Suzie Mayes reports

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The Interview - Amanda Williams, Aster Group

July 1, 2020 Feature

Amanda Williams, group development director of housing association Aster Group, speaks to Suzie Mayes about the opportunities she sees for the business

HBF Webinar panel

Challenges discussed at HBF's first Live Events Webinar

July 1, 2020 Feature

HBF’s first Live Events Webinar saw industry figures discuss the market and issues facing the sector as it emerges from the coronavirus crisis