Posts by Debbie Warner

The changing shape of UK households

The changing shape of UK households

by on Friday 31 August, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

Everything and everybody changes, and as we change the households we live in change with us.  A new report by the NHBC Foundation shows that more people are...

New homes – out with the old, in with the new

New homes – out with the old, in

by on Monday 13 August, 2018 in New Homes

If you’re looking to move home any time soon you may be weighing up the pros and cons of buying a new property over an older one.  Whilst an older house may capture...

New build or not new build, that is the question

New build or not new build, that is

by on Wednesday 25 July, 2018 in Industry News, Moving Homes, New Homes

You’ve decided it’s time to move house, but with the huge variety of properties on the market just where do you start?  Perhaps you are weighing up a new build...

Health and Safety Awards 2018 for best UK home-building sites

Health and Safety Awards 2018 for best UK

by on Friday 13 July, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

The best site managers in UK home building have been recognised for their dedication to health and safety at a ceremony hosted by top British comedian and impressionist...

Quality Award winners named in NHBC Pride in the Job Awards

Quality Award winners named in NHBC Pride in

by on Tuesday 19 June, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

450 UK site managers have won a Quality Award in the first round of the NHBC Pride in the Job Awards 2018.  Now in their 38th year, the Awards are the most...

Futurology: the new home in 2050

Futurology: the new home in 2050

by on Wednesday 6 June, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

Futurology: the new home in 2050, is the latest report commissioned by the NHBC Foundation, which provides research and guidance to support the house-building industry....

Priorities for new-home buyers beyond location

Priorities for new-home buyers beyond location

by on Thursday 12 April, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

New home buyers are choosing new-build homes because they meet a range of priorities which go well beyond the traditional focus on location, new research...

12 March jobs to prepare your garden for spring and summer

12 March jobs to prepare your garden for

by on Wednesday 28 February, 2018 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

With Spring just around the corner, there are some jobs you can do to help prepare your garden ready for the arrival of the warmer months. Planting trees and shrubs...

UK new home registrations up 6% in 2017

UK new home registrations up 6% in 2017

by on Friday 26 January, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

More than 160,000 new homes were registered with NHBC last year to be built in the UK , an increase of 6% on 2016. 160,606 homes were registered throughout the...

Child-friendly developments make communities better for all

Child-friendly developments make communities better for all

by on Monday 18 December, 2017 in New Homes

Britain's house builders should think about outdoor play for children when considering new neighbourhoods. Outdoor play enriches the life of children, improving their...