HOUSEBUILDING

regeneration scheme, Clarion Housing Group,

£1bn regeneration scheme in Merton gains traction

Plans for a £1bn regeneration scheme in the London Borough of Merton have progressed with the submission of two further detailed planning applications.
Housing development, Affordable homes, Cammo Estate

Major Edinburgh housing development gets green light

The housing development in Edinburgh will provide 655 new homes, incorporating a unique mix of homes, providing urgently needed affordable homes in the city
local authorities, homes england,

£55m Homes England fund to deliver 4,000 homes

Homes England has agreed £55m of funding deals with 12 local authorities to deliver 4,000 homes across England.
industrial site, WMCA,

Industrial site in Wolverhampton set for 151 new homes

Planning has been approved for a former industrial site in Wolverhampton to deliver 151 much-needed homes, partly thanks to a £770,000 grant from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
environmentally friendly, Springfield Properties, waste plastic

UK’s first environmentally friendly road on housing development

Springfield Properties has taken a major step towards making its developments more environmentally friendly after using waste plastic to build a road.
steel beam, housebuilding,

Housebuilding firm fined after worker struck by steel beam

A housebuilding company has been fined £60,000 after a sub-contracted worker suffered serious facial injuries when he was struck by a falling steel beam.
Family homes, Lovell, build to rent

Lovell and Wise Living partner up to deliver new homes

Lovell has announced a multi million-pound partnership with Wise Living to deliver new low-rise suburban family homes specifically for the private rental sector across the UK.
Garden community, Exeter,

Garden community in Exeter to deliver 20,000 new homes

A new garden community of up to 20,000 essential new homes will be built across Exeter and the surrounding area, the Minister of State for Housing has revealed.
New homes, housing crisis, BMHT

BMHT to build 2,708 new homes by 2029

The Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT), the council's housebuilding division, has published plans to build 2,708 new homes by 2029.
Housebuilders, Gwyn Roberts, BREEAM, BRE

UK housebuilders: A Future Homes Standard to tackle climate emergency?

Gwyn Roberts, homes and communities lead at BRE, says UK housebuilders should take the initiative now to ensure better performance through higher quality.
development scheme,Thomas Sinden, The Freshwater Group

Thomas Sinden wins £3.7m contract from Freshwater Group

Thomas Sinden has been awarded a £3.7m development scheme from The Freshwater Group of Companies for 7-11 St Johns Hill, Clapham, Battersea.
build to rent, wandsworth, Legal & General,

L&G to develop its largest build to rent scheme in Wandsworth

Legal & General has exchanged contracts on two adjacent sites in Wandsworth which will combine to deliver its largest build to rent (BTR) scheme to date.
Housing diversity, planning, affordable housing

Diversification in housing: Why it matters

Amidst the housing crisis, the government’s present strategy of encouraging greater housing diversity should be commended.
EV infrastructure, The Crescent,

Scottish development creates largest EV infrastructure

A developer is “plugging in” to the surging demand for electric vehicles (EVs) by creating the most inclusive charging provision of any development built to date in Scotland.

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