Category: Construction

All the latest news and updates relating to construction across the UK, with a focus on new home creation and new-build trends and changes.

Eco-friendly investment could attract more millennials to your property
UK Housing Market
Amanda Sharpe

Energy efficient homes have top kerb appeal for UK buyers

Living in an energy efficient home can reduce your outgoings significantly, not to mention the positive environmental effects, and it’s a top consideration for both homeowners and investors. New research commissioned by estate agent Jackson-Stops

Amanda Sharpe

Planning for 600 homes proposed between Poole and Wimborne

The planned development would create a whole new neighbourhood complete with play areas and allotments, but it has caused a stir among local residents. A 113-acre site between Poole and Wimborne has been earmarked by

Amanda Sharpe

New design guide underway to improve planning policy across UK

Consultancy Tibbalds alongside the Design Council have been invited by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to produce a new at-a-glance design guide. As part of the National Planning Policy Framework’s (NPPF) aim to

Housebuilding construction
UK Housing Market
Eleanor Harvey

Boris Johnson reveals his strategy for the UK housing market

Ex-prime minister Theresa May made it “her mission” to build more homes, but with indications that the targets are not being met, new PM Boris Johnson is changing tack. The new prime minister, who was

Kaylene Isherwood

Birmingham city centre seeing boom in build-to-rent sector

In Birmingham, 2,000 purpose-built privately rented properties are currently under construction to keep up with the growing demand, especially from students and young professionals. Birmingham is a growing city with a thriving rental market. An

Electric car charge
Amanda Sharpe

Electric car chargepoints to become mandatory for new-build homes

England is preparing to be the first country to equip all new-build homes with electric car chargepoints, supporting low-emission drivers. This month, in a public consultation on changing building regulations in England, the government has


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