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Persimmon sees robust first half

Aug. 22, 2017

Persimmon performed strongly in the first half of the year it said today (August 22), with its pre-tax profit rising 30% to £457.4 million against the equiva...

Larkfleet enjoys “record year”

Aug. 15, 2017

Larkfleet Homes says it has produced “record” operating and financial results for the year ending June 2017.

Ted Ayres

Ayres takes leave from Bellway

Aug. 14, 2017

Ted Ayres, ceo of Bellway, is taking leave from the company to undergo treatment for a medical condition, the housebuilder announced today (August 14).

housebuilding general

Private registrations down, affordable up - NHBC

Aug. 9, 2017

Private sector registrations dropped 7% in Q2 2017 against the same period a year ago, according to the latest statistics from NHBC.


Bellway’s completions rise 10.6%

Aug. 8, 2017

Bellway’s housing completions rose 10.6% in the year ending July 31 2017 against the previous year, it announced today (August 8).

Colin Lewis

Avant secures facility to accelerate expansion

Aug. 7, 2017

Avant Homes has secured a five-year £200 million banking facility to accelerate its expansion in northern England and Scotland.

Chris Endsor

Bridgepoint to acquire Miller Homes

Aug. 2, 2017

Miller Homes is to be acquired by private equity group Bridgepoint in a deal totalling £655 million from funds managed by GSO Capital Partners.


Leasehold issue dents robust TW results

Aug. 1, 2017

Taylor Wimpey’s half year pre-tax profit fell 23.7% the firm said today (August 1), due to the housebuilder’s £130 million provision made to reform its lease...

Ian Sutcliffe

Countryside sees strong Q3 performance

July 27, 2017

Countryside Properties’ Housebuilding division saw “exceptional growth” in completions during the company’s third quarter, the company said today (July 27).