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.
Housing secretary, Robert Jenrick has announced measures that go further and faster to ensure residents are safe in their homes, slow improving building safety standards will “not be tolerated”.
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.
Avanton are looking at a range of options for the transformation of the gasholder on the landmark gasholders site, including creating London’s first alligator park.
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.
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.
AIMCH, the consortium set up to overhaul the housebuilding sector, has published a new research report that assesses construction productivity metrics.
Thomas Sinden has been appointed to two lots on the Hyde Group main contractor framework, to deliver new homes and a commercial development.
McLaren Construction has been awarded a £130m contract by Quintain to deliver its fourth development at Wembley Park, taking the overall value of McLaren’s projects at the site to £302m.
The Acoustics Ventilation and Overheating (AVO) Residential Design Guide has been launched after nearly two years of research by the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC).