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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...

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...

New home planing permissions “highest on record” – HBF/Glenigan

New home planing permissions “highest on record” –

by on Monday 2 October, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

According to the latest Housing Pipeline Report from the Home Builders Federation (HBF) and Glenigan, the number of planning permissions granted in the year to June 2017...

NHBC Foundation research makes it clear on window design

NHBC Foundation research makes it clear on window

by on Friday 29 September, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

Small tweaks to window design can lead to major improvements, lowering space heating costs, reducing overheating risk and maximising daylight according to the latest...

New housing need and delivery consultation

New housing need and delivery consultation

by on Friday 15 September, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

The Government has launched a new consultation on proposals to reform the planning system with the aim to increase both the supply of new homes and the capacity of local...

Latest new home NHBC registrations in line with 2016

Latest new home NHBC registrations in line with

by on Tuesday 15 August, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

Developers registered 40,000 new homes to be built in the UK during Q2 2017, according to NHBC’s latest new home registration statistics. 40,343 new homes were...

Multigenerational living – an opportunity for UK house builders?

Multigenerational living – an opportunity for UK house

by on Wednesday 12 July, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

Britain's house builders have been urged to tap into the expanding market in multigenerational living by offering families new homes with greater...

NHBC names UK’s best builders in Pride in the Job

NHBC names UK’s best builders in Pride in

by on Friday 16 June, 2017 in Industry News

The first round of winning site managers in NHBC's Pride in the Job Awards 2017, now in its 37th year, has been announced, with around 450 site managers recognised for...

UK’s safest house builders honoured

UK’s safest house builders honoured

by on Wednesday 24 May, 2017 in Industry News

NHBC has announced today the winners of the first round of its annual Health and Safety Awards; the UK's only awards scheme to honour the safest house...