Sep 21, 2017 Last Updated 11:00 PM, Sep 10, 2017
“You’ll have to be quick”, is the advice from Construction Director of G-Frame Structures, Paul Goodge, to the photographer lined up to take pictures of the build, “we’re finishing on site on Monday”. This seems extraordinary given that the project has been a six-storey, 136-apartment…
The housing crisis in the South East has many armchair commentators keen to give their view on how it should be fixed and how ‘infill’ development is a potential solution without having to build in the green belt, says Nicolas Maari, Head of Architecture at…
With new housebuilding firmly on the Agenda this is definitely a step in the right direction in a bid to provide a home for everyone. However, 20% of homes in England still do not meet the Decent Homes Standard, according to ‘Housing in England: overview’,…
An ambitious ground source heat pump retrofit scheme completed in just 10 weeks by Kensa Heat Pumps and Hanover Housing Association has been applauded by tenants and the industry, resulting in an award win.
In pursuing their efforts to address fuel poverty, many social housing landlords face some unique challenges in tackling the pressures to keep rental and energy costs as low as possible while complying with increasingly stringent energy efficiency standards.
The UK is home to more than two million people with sight loss that can impact their daily life. Yet with the right adaptations in local authority housing – especially in the kitchen – the visually impaired can be supported in enjoying maximum independence and…
A new prime minister, a new housing minister, the Housing White Paper, and of course – Brexit. It is more crucial than ever that housing professionals come together to explore the many challenges which lie ahead and, most importantly, to plan how the sector goes…
A new neighbourhood on the Leamouth Peninsula by Canary Wharf, London City Island – phase one completed by Ballymore and phase two to be delivered by EcoWorld Ballymore – is designed to be a mixed-tenure ‘mini Manhattan’ and is home to 1700 new apartments, stunning…
The need for more social housing in the UK is a fact that can’t be argued against, but how can this be addressed? Chris Slezakowski, Innovation Director for the UK & Ireland at SIG, looks at the benefits that alternative construction methods can bring to…
Allison Whittington, Head of Housing at Zurich Municipal, discusses the risks associated with addressing the housing shortage.

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