Apr 20, 2018 Last Updated 12:58 PM, Apr 18, 2018
Here, Stuart Hicks from cold-applied liquid waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, explains the challenges and solutions during the renovation of a social housing development in Scotland.
In a bid to solve the ongoing housing crisis, the Government last year released a Housing White Paper. By encouraging the creation of new builds, the White Paper was proposed in order to tackle underlying issues in the property market such as the lack of…
Recent changes to social housing legislation are having a negative impact on the bottom line for social housing providers. The recent legislation enforcing landlords to cut their rents by 1% per year will be felt once again in April, and each consecutive April until 2020.
“The architecture community has lost a giant. Neave was a pioneer: he showed us how intellectual rigour, sensitive urbanism, his supreme design skill and determination could deliver wellbeing to the local community he served so well in Camden,” – RIBA President, Ben Derbyshire.

Creating stronger communities

  • Apr 20, 2018
  • Published in Housing
With over 55,000 homes, Peabody is one of the largest housing providers in London and the South East. It delivers services to 111,000 residents, 8000 care and support customers and the wider communities in which it works.
A high-quality new home development has provided 32 much-needed affordable flats and houses for residents in Bristol.
“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.

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