Lichfields’ research shows that in seven local councils across the North, planned housebuilding numbers have been reduced by between 3% and 25%, due to the Standard Method.
Proposals for a new £14m housing scheme on the outskirts of a county Durham village have been submitted for consent.
Plans for 133 homes at Ebbsfleet Green have received approval by Ebbsfleet’s planning committee, including 37 affordable rented and 14 shared ownership homes including five wheelchair accessible homes.
BAM Nuttall, VINCI Construction UK, and VolkerFitzpatrick have been shortlisted to tender the infrastructure projects to support the Meridian Water scheme.
Kier has been appointed to seven lots on the Hyde main framework development, which will see the construction of around 11,000 new homes.
A proposal to include build quality guidance notes in revised Part L regulations, anticipated to come into effect later this year, has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis.
The design of new housing schemes in England is ‘mediocre’ and ‘poor’, leading to ‘a decade of disastrous housing design’, according to research conducted by UCL for CPRE and the Place Alliance.
Garden Communities can help meet local housing needs, but require confidence over implementation to avoid housing delivery failure, says Lachlan Anderson-Frank of planning and development consultancy Lichfields.
In the wake of Boris Johnson’s election win, Ibrahim Imam, founder of PlanRadar, looks at five things the new prime minister needs to deliver for the construction industry.
John Sisk & Son has begun construction on the £151m West India Dock Road scheme which will include London’s tallest Premier Inn hotel.
Demolition is now underway on the west side of the Gascoigne Estate, making way for the delivery of more than 200 new homes in Barking over the next two years.
The first phase the £1bn regeneration of the town centre and will create a gateway to the wider masterplan, connecting existing Purfleet with the new development.
Housing minister, Julie James has announced that investment in housing in Wales will reach £400m in 2020-21, thanks to a £175m budget boost from the Welsh Government.
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