In the summer, Andrew Richards took the reins of Linden Homes, our Housebuilder of the year. Suzie Mayes talks to the new md about his investor background, what he hopes for the business and the company’s award-winning philosophies
The UK housing crisis is not all about first time buyers. There is a chronic undersupply of suitable housing for a rapidly growing ageing population, with planning, design and image issues to overcome. Suzie Mayes reports
Suzie Mayes talks to the companies that are boosting the building envelope with various forms of insulation. She also highlights an unintended consequence of building airtight homes: overheating
The welcome upturn in the housing market has exposed shortages in supply as manufacturers try to respond. Suzie Mayes talks to the industry about this new challenge and the ongoing concern about a shrunken labour force
The new private homes at the Olympics Athletes' Village will be be available for long term rent. Could this trigger a new way of thinking about UK rental, asks Suzie Mayes
Suzie Mayes speculates that with the new homes at the Olympics Athletes' Village set to be private rented with an on-site landlord, the scheme could lead the way in promoting the benefits of rental to the UK.
The draft National Planning Policy Framework has been mkaking waves with its pro-growth approach. Suzie Mayes reports the key details and hears the issues from the experts.
Linden Homes’ Graylingwell Park scheme in Chichester is the winner of the Best low or zero carbon development category in this year’s Housebuilder Awards. Suzie Mayes visits to find out why