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.

Amanda Sharpe

Bold planning initiative will give homeowners more scope for space

A push towards extending and maximising existing properties alongside the construction of new ones could benefit thousands of homeowners and investors. The announcement by the government’s Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick, to enable families to build

UK garden towns plan launched to provide 200,000 new homes
Amanda Sharpe

New report finds Britain’s planning system not fit for purpose

A report produced by think tank Demos, entitled ‘People Powered Planning’, highlights major concerns about the effectiveness of the British planning system. The 32-page report, which involved surveying 1,000 UK adults, demonstrated that more than half

Amanda Sharpe

Surplus student developments threaten to dominate Cardiff’s skyline

Leading Welsh architect Jonathan Adams has spoken out about the danger of Cardiff’s skyline becoming dominated by vacant luxury student accommodation, which might end up being demolished.  Taking BBC analysis going back to 2014, approximately


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Bristol launches first innovative container housing project in the UK


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