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In this issue

The Interview - Dr Ed Gladman, Adlington Retirement Living

Dr Ed Gladman left the healthcare industry in 2017 to head Adlington Retirement Living, an integrated retirement communities operator. He talks to Suzie Mayes about his growth plans, challenges to building more retirement homes and why being part of this sector is so worthwhile

Looking ahead to a difficult year

After a turbulent 2022, Suzie Mayes asks the industry for its hopes and predictions for 2023 and views of the issues it faces

Embracing tomorrow’s challenges

NHBC’s Building for Tomorrow series is back in March, set to update the industry on key topics including the road to net zero and the New Homes Quality Code. It explains more

The Housebuilder Awards 2022

The housebuilding industry came together in London to celebrate the best in class at the Housebuilder Awards. Housebuilder reports

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Finally BNG

After two delays, mandatory BNG comes into effect for most new sites on February 12. Suzie Mayes reports on what the 10% uplift involves and the challenges and opportunities for housebuilders

The Future is now

The delayed Future Homes Standard consultation launched in December. Suzie Mayes considers its main aspects and gathers the industry’s views, also on the issues around delivering zero carbon ready homes

The Interview – Ben Leather, Spitfire Homes

Since becoming md of Spitfire Homes in 2019, Ben Leather has directed the once purely bespoke firm’s expansion into the wider market. He talks to Suzie Mayes about a more standardised approach, keeping the SME’s identity and the troubled planning system

Celebrating the best in site management

NHBC recently honoured the Supreme Award winners and runners up of its prestigious Pride in the Job competition. Housebuilder reveals those site managers who triumphed and underlines the importance of the contest in creating quality homes