Date archive forMay, 2013
By Editor On Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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Climbing asking prices could signify the residential property market is on the road to recovery

Overall market conditions for the UK show welcome signs of improvement, according to data collated in the Q1 Move with Us Residential Market Review. In March, the average asking price was the highest seen in recent More...

By Editor On Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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Ibstock’s Tradesman brick range goes from strength to strength

Ibstock, the UK’s largest brick maker, has seen its recently expanded Tradesman range increase market share over the past twelve months. Sales of the range have grown by 45% over the past year, bucking market More...

By Editor On Monday, May 27th, 2013
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Wrekin Windows unveils new vertical sliding window

Wrekin Windows the specialist supplier of PVC-U windows and doors to the social housing sector is unveiling its new Vertical Sliding Window System at this year’s Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) Conference More...

By Editor On Monday, May 27th, 2013
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Making housing healthier by Mark England of Coastline Housing

Mark England, Head of Technical Services for Coastline Housing talks to Housing Active about making housing healthier   The survey from Shelter earlier this month about the impact of poor conditions affecting More...

By Editor On Monday, May 27th, 2013
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Wolseley UK awarded New Employer of the Year by the National Mentoring Consortium

Wolseley UK has been presented with the prestigious New Employer of the Year award by the National Mentoring Consortium, following its involvement in the organisation’s Ethnic Minority Undergraduate Scheme (EMUS). The More...

By Editor On Monday, May 27th, 2013
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Pine Court Housing Association launches its new website

Pine Court Housing Association, part of the Sovini Group, has just launched its brand new website – one of the many positive new changes since joining the Group. The new website provides a wealth of useful information More...

By Editor On Monday, May 27th, 2013
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Marley Contract Services wins top roofing award

Outstanding workmanship on a Grade II listed building has helped Scottish-based Marley Contract Services scoop the UK’s top roofing industry award. The company won the Roof Slating category for its work on Rainbow More...

By Editor On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
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Two New Websites Launch to Help Homes and Businesses Capitalise On the Green Deal Scheme

Two New Websites Launch to Help Homes and Businesses Capitalise On the Green Deal Scheme A duo of dedicated new websites have launched to help homeowners and businesses up and down the country make the most of the More...

By Editor On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
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Coastline Housing picks up award for affordable homes project

Coastline Housing is celebrating after picking up a string of prestigious awards for the re-development of an industrial foundry that now provides 56 affordable homes. Last month, Trevu Road in Camborne beat off More...

By Editor On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
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20 tonnes of CO2 saved by sheltered housing scheme with presence detectors and LED lighting

Mid Suffolk District Council has slashed the annual running costs at its Mason Court sheltered accommodation by £6,910, thanks to an energy-saving installation of LED lighting and Presence Control PRO Dual HF technology More...