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The greying of green rural England

The greying of green rural England

by on Thursday 18 October, 2018 in Industry News

Our green and pleasant land is turning grey as rural England, with its beautiful countryside, fresh country air and peace and quiet, proves more popular than ever with...

Link between housing and health highlighted by NHBC Foundation

Link between housing and health highlighted by NHBC

by on Wednesday 19 September, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

The link between inadequate housing and poor physical and mental health that costs the NHS £2.5 bn a year is among the key themes of a new NHBC Foundation...

40 facts: homes, housing and house building today

40 facts: homes, housing and house building today

by on Wednesday 19 September, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

There are many different sources of information on housing and house building and it can be very difficult to find the fact you are looking for.  The NHBC Foundation...

The right housing at the right time

The right housing at the right time

by on Tuesday 4 September, 2018 in Industry News, New Homes

The housing ladder, as a descriptor of the property market, may have had its day. Lifestyle choices, together with social and demographic change are establishing a much...

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 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...