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.

New home construction is up in the UK, especially in north-west
Kaylene Isherwood

Construction and housebuilding boosted by new government measures

With UK construction and housebuilding output on the rise, there’s growing confidence in the sector. And new measures are further increasing confidence and investment. In January 2021, construction output increased by 0.9%, according to the

Kaylene Isherwood

UK housebuilding recovers with figures reaching pre-COVID levels

With a strong performance in Q4 2020, UK housebuilding is returning to pre-coronavirus levels. And demand and confidence remains high for new-build homes. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on UK housebuilding, leading

Do new-builds need to be made cheaper to boost sales?
Kaylene Isherwood

Higher green standards set to be introduced for new-builds

All new-builds will need to meet new energy efficiency standards, which will lower energy consumption and reduce bills. What will this mean for the UK housing market and private rented sector? In response to a

Housebuilding target constructionsite
Kaylene Isherwood

Government plans for housebuilding set to regenerate and boost cities

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick announced the government’s plans for housebuilding across England. This will regenerate numerous cities, especially those in the north and Midlands. The government’s plans will encourage more housebuilding in the 20 largest

Do new-builds need to be made cheaper to boost sales?
Kaylene Isherwood

Housebuilding soars to a 33-year high in England

New data shows that last year the delivery of homes reached numbers not seen in over three decades. And housebuilding will now play an important role in England’s economic recovery from COVID-19. Official statistics from


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UK housebuilding remains resilient with strong delivery of new-builds


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