Date archive forFebruary, 2018
By Editor On Monday, February 26th, 2018

New report published by the Land Trust shows economic benefits from park creation

A report published by the Land Trust shows how parkland lifts nearby house prices, creates jobs and generates revenue for local businesses. The report, commissioned from Alliance Manchester Business School MBA Consultancy More...

By Editor On Monday, February 19th, 2018

Nottingham City Homes joins the call for more homes for older people‏

Nottingham‏ ‏’s pioneering approach to providing homes for older people could be part of a Government push to develop more across the country.‏ ‏Nottingham City Homes’ (NCH) Director of Housing and More...

By Editor On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Aluglaze panels an ideal choice for facade of emergency homes

Sheffield based Panel Systems, developer QED Sustainable Urban Developments and offsite manufacturer CargoTek, have worked together to alleviate the level of homelessness in Ealing, with homes built from former More...

By Editor On Monday, February 12th, 2018

Home of the future powered by innovative North West Firm ELe is unveiled

A low-energy, eco-friendly, home of the future has been unveiled by West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper at the headquarters of Extreme Low Energy (ELe) in Skelmersdale. The firm, which recently won the Energy Institute More...

By Editor On Friday, February 9th, 2018

Q-Bot wins Product and Innovation category at CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2018

Q-Floor underfloor insulation from Q-Bot has won the 2018 CIBSE Building Performance Awards in the category “Energy Saving Product or Innovation”, which recognises building services solutions that reduce More...

By Editor On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Get Living makes itself at home with Airangel’s Wi-Fi

Get Living is a pioneer in the UK’s emerging Build-to-Rent (BTR) sector, renting homes to more than 3,000 people at two London locations, with new neighbourhoods planned across the UK. Get Living’s first 1,500 More...

By Editor On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Government ushers in a new generation of town houses

Housing Secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed government backing to create a new generation of town houses in cities like London and Manchester to ease pressure on valuable open spaces and help growing families. Under More...

By Editor On Friday, February 2nd, 2018

The rise and rise of Section 106 agreements

By Salvatore Amico, Head of Town and Country Planning at Attwaters Jameson Hill Hundreds of Section 106 agreements are made each year between developers and local authorities. While no accurate figures exist on More...

By Editor On Thursday, February 1st, 2018

New report identifies how modular techniques can solve the housing shortage

Modular off-site construction methods hold potential to solve the UK’s crippling housing shortage, according to a report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IME). The report, entitled “The UK House Building: More...