In Depth

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 - Jennie Daly, Taylor Wimpey

Oct. 4, 2023

TW ceo Jennie Daly talks to Ben Roskrow about her strategy for the company, planning and "positive pride"

Michael Gove announcements

Long term plan for housing: The verdict

Aug. 4, 2023

Following the government’s recent raft of housing announcements, Suzie Mayes asks the industry whether the measures will help the housing shortage

The Forge, Telford Homes

Beauty contest

April 7, 2021

The government has launched a new draft National Model Design Code and wants the word “beauty” included in planning rules. Mark Smulian finds out what this mig…

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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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

SWOT 2019

Housebuilder SWOT 2019

Aug. 22, 2019

Ben Roskrow reveals the results of Housebuilder’s 2019 SWOT analysis of the UK new homes industry


The Year Ahead - what's in store for 2019?

Feb. 11, 2019

In 2018, the industry endured another year of political and economic uncertainty. Suzie Mayes quizzes the industry on its hopes for this year

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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

SWOT 2018

Housebuilder SWOT 2018

Sept. 5, 2018

Ben Roskrow reveals the results of Housebuilder’s 2018 SWOT analysis of the UK new homes industry


Outlook on offsite

July 4, 2018

With much talk and activity around modern methods of construction (MMC), Suzie Mayes looks at what is happening