Apr 24, 2017 Last Updated 12:59 PM, Apr 20, 2017
Two new South Lakeland housing developments have welcomed their first residents, giving local families the opportunity to stay in their community and helping ease the current demand for housing.
There is a huge debate in housing circles looking at how to solve the housing supply crisis; do we build up, do we build out onto the green belt, how much affordable housing is required and what is genuinely affordable? Nicolas Maari, Head of Architecture…
The £8.9m recladding of the landmark 17-storey residential tower, Chaucer House in Sutton, Surrey, has been completed using an innovative form of fixing solution to overcome significant technical challenges whilst allowing residents to stay in occupation and save time.
Heston Pools and Fitness, designed by Studio E, offers some fantastic facilities including two swimming pools, all the latest gym and fitness equipment, an extensive programme of group exercise classes, indoor cycling studio, soft play centre, cafe, high-spec changing rooms, 3G pitches and much more!
Simon Wild, European Category Marketing Manager at Formica Group, looks at the importance of housing design for senior living and the contribution cladding can play.
Steve Crabb, Director of Consumer Vulnerability at British Gas, looks at the legacy of the Community Action Partnership (CAP), an innovative scheme to help tackle fuel poverty, and what it means for public sector professionals working in housing.
Jason Ruddle, Chief Operating Officer at Elecosoft, considers how the pressures on construction contractors bidding for housing contracts may be impacted in 2017 by recent policy announcements.
A raft of recent research has highlighted the crucial importance of good indoor air quality (IAQ) and how the nation’s health depends upon it. Social housing landlords should be aware of these findings and fulfil their duty of care to tenants by providing good indoor…
Here, Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive of the Structural Timber Association, highlights the inherent cost benefits that structural timber frame offers house-builders, developers and contractors.
Robert Newton, Head of Marketing of Symphony Group and Peter Loftus, Lead Divisional Showroom Manager at Buildbase, discuss how public sector specifiers can create longevity for kitchens, while helping to minimise the cost of ongoing maintenance and replacement.

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