Sep 20, 2019 Last Updated 10:52 AM, Aug 14, 2019
Finance and security is a crucial element of any new build project, and it is especially the case for housing associations that are answerable to several public and private stakeholders. Richard Livingston, President of sales at CRL explains more.
For a number of decades Scotswood, an area to the west of Newcastle upon Tyne, has suffered serious decline and deprivation following the departure of the heavy industry that was once the mainstay for the communities living in and around the area.

Solving the crisis

Liz Jenkins, Partner at Clyde & Co, asks 'Is PF2 the answer to the UK's chronic affordable housing shortage?'
From the 23rd-25th June, the UK’s housing industry will converge on Manchester for this year’s Chartered Institute of Housing annual conference and exhibition.
The UK's shameful housing stock could be about to see some significant energy saving improvements to help those most vulnerable and in turn save our public services millions of pounds. Greg Astill, Technical Product Manager at Sto, discusses how poor housing can equate to poor…

Town masterplan flourishes

  • Sep 20, 2019
  • Published in Housing
The challenge was a tough one. Take a two-and-a-half-acre plot of land consisting of 56 community allotments and build a development of 48 new homes – 40% of them affordable – but keep the allotment holders happy. Oh, and the whole town sits in an…
In August 2012, Patel Taylor was commissioned by the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham to develop a housing typology particularly suited to the needs of the over 65s community on two vacant sites within the Borough. The brief was to design one and two…

Sense of place

  • Sep 20, 2019
  • Published in Housing
Laurieston – in the heart of Glasgow – has been awarded ‘Best Social Housing Development’ at the prestigious Premier Guarantee Excellence Awards, which celebrate the best of the UK construction industry.

Regenerating Vineburgh

  • Sep 20, 2019
  • Published in Housing
The Scottish Government has boosted housing supply budgets by investing £1.7b in affordable housing since 2009. Through its partners in councils and housing associations, it has now delivered more than 21,000 new affordable homes.

Contractors in the community

  • Sep 20, 2019
  • Published in Housing
As a contractor working predominantly in social housing and the public sector, Lakehouse regularly find itself amongst established and inhabited neighbourhoods and homes as opposed to empty building sites. It’s therefore important to recognise that its site team is very much a part of the…

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