Housing delivery

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Work to start on 600-home Wirral Waters BTR scheme after investment

2022-01-27T10:44:00+00:00

Insurance giant PIC pledges £130m to back development of flagship regeneration site

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M&G buys majority stake in green MMC housebuilder

2022-01-27T10:13:00+00:00

Institutional investor in £500m partnership with Greencore to build several thousand homes

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Forterra warns on further price hikes for bricks

2022-01-26T09:48:00+00:00

Firm says more increases likely after recent double-digit rises

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Tackling inappropriate housing for older people

2022-01-25T06:00:00+00:00

The key to combatting social isolation is to integrate age-friendly housing into established communities, argues Gillian Harrison

Nottingham

Unite acquires 270-bed Nottingham site

2022-01-24T10:59:00+00:00

Student housing giant adds to portfolio in Nottingham

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Housebuilding to grow this year and next but won’t hit pre-pandemic level

2022-01-24T10:26:00+00:00

The CPA says modest growth will not be enough to offset pandemic fall in public housebuilding work

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Northern housing associations put £250m worth of work up for grabs

2022-01-24T10:25:00+00:00

JV North asking SMEs and MMC firms to bid to build part of 4,000-home pipeline

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Committee to probe whether cladding costs should fall on housebuilders alone

2022-01-21T11:24:00+00:00

Clive Betts tells Housing Today new inquiry will consider whether responsibility for £4bn bill should be widened

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McCarthy & Stone and Anchor unveil £40m scheme

2022-01-21T11:17:00+00:00

Sutton Coldfield scheme sixth under partnership between retirement development giants

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Government misses 2021 high rise repairs target

2022-01-20T11:10:00+00:00

Figures show 128 fire-risk blocks over 18m are not yet repaired, despite assurance from housing minister last April

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L&G buys build to rent scheme from Countryside

2022-01-17T10:53:00+00:00

Great Haddon development L&G’s latest attempt to grow suburban rented housing business

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Lovell and Suffolk agree deal to build nearly 3,000 homes

2022-01-17T09:29:00+00:00

Morgan Sindall’s partnership housing arm to enter £700m JV

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Taylor Wimpey completions up 47%

2022-01-17T08:43:00+00:00

Housebuilding giant says 2021 performance was in line with expectations

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Interim Countryside boss points finger at planning for poor performance

2022-01-14T00:18:00+00:00

John Martin says he cannot give guidance on profit and sales until he has reviewed individual sites

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Housebuilding activity dropped back in 2021 third quarter

2022-01-13T11:02:00+00:00

Fall in starts and completions may reflect supply chain shortages and cost rises

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​A truly participatory planning system would deliver better housing outcomes

2022-01-13T05:08:00+00:00

Ben Derbyshire writes about the need for more community involvement in planning and the important role civic societies can play in this

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Fresh guide to external wall assessments published

2022-01-12T10:47:00+00:00

BSI produces government-backed fire safety guide aimed at replacing Consolidated Advice Note

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Gove to ‘go after’ developers not complying with post-Grenfell safety rules

2022-01-10T17:02:00+00:00

Housing secretary to ‘expose and pursue’ firms to remediate unsafe homes

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Get Living secures loan for next phase of Elephant & Castle regen

2022-01-10T12:54:00+00:00

Construciton on 485-home second phase to go ahead after Starwood Capital funding agreed

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Lords committee calls for increased fees to tackle planning ‘crisis’

2022-01-10T00:01:00+00:00

Wide-ranging report into meeting housing demand proposes charging developers more to process applications

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