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.

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Samantha Taylor

Calls for new-build estate fees to be clearer for buyers

A group of the UK’s largest banks and building societies have called for housebuilders to make it clear what the current and future cost of estate management fees are to potential homeowners, or they risk

Eleanor Harvey

Quality control: a new standard of new-build revealed by NHBC

Around 80% of the new-build market is covered under warranty from the National House-Building Council (NHBC), and their new standards for 2020 have now been released. House-builders who want to offer an NHBC Buildmark cover

Amanda Sharpe

No planning policy announcements until after general election

While the UK is in ‘purdah’ until 12th December, no major policy announcements can be made by ministers, meaning delays to promises made by the housing department. Several planning policy announcements, including the delivery test


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