The plans to build 200 new homes using modern methods of construction (MMC) in Leyland were approved by South Ribble Borough Council last week with work set to start on the greenfield site later this year
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has released a paper urging the government and construction industry to “think outside of the bricks” and boost diversity in construction skills, by embracing Modern Methods of Construction (MMC)
Communities Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire has launched a new investment to solve the potential issues that can cause delays to building projects.
The next stage in the South Bank regeneration scheme has been given the green light, with Leeds City Council unanimously granting planning permission for X1 South Bank, a £210m mixed-use development by developer X1 and property consultancy Knight Knox
Barclays has announced that it is teaming up with the UK Government to provide £1bn of development finance to help build thousands of new homes across England to help increase the speed and volume of housing delivery
SME house builders predict that skills shortages in the construction industry will hinder housing delivery and eventually overtake access to finance as a bigger barrier to building new homes, according to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB)
New data from the Regional Construction Hotspots in Great Britain 2018 report by industry analysts Barbour ABI and the Construction Products Association, shows London's homebuilders have been outpaced by the rest of Great Britain as investment in housebuilding dropped to its lowest value in six years.
Barratt Developments has acquired 14 sites as part of plans to build nearly 4,000 new homes in Scotland, in response to the “continued demand for its new homes”
Retirement housebuilder, McCarthy & Stone has confirmed it expects its full-year operating profit to fall by up to 32% for the year, following a decline in reservations and property prices
Cheshire East Council has reported that a record number of new homes were built in the area last year to meet local demand
Property development company, Barratt Developments, has launched a safety review after accidents on its sites increased
The latest monthly construction PMI has revealed a renewed slowdown in output growth across the sector; however, there were signs of resilience in commercial building and residential work
One of the UK’s largest housebuilders, Redrow, is trialling more offsite manufacturing techniques with the integration of modular garages
Andrew Carpenter, chief executive of the Structural Timber Association and chair of BIM4Housing, discusses the cross-industry group’s mission of spreading the benefits of BIM in the housebuilding industry