Sep 20, 2019 Last Updated 10:52 AM, Aug 14, 2019
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.
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.

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