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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...

What price is a new home?

What price is a new home?

by on Friday 19 May, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

A recent report from Hamptons, part of the Countrywide Group, shows that last year the average new home sold for 17% more than a comparable second-hand one, up from 15%...

New Homes Week 2017

New Homes Week 2017

by on Monday 15 May, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

New Homes Week, supported by the Home Builders Federation is running this week from 15 to 21 May 2017. During the week there will be a wealth of information published...

Small builders ‘frustrated’ with delays caused by planning system

Small builders ‘frustrated’ with delays caused by planning

by on Tuesday 2 May, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

Delays and rising costs in the planning system are driving small companies away from house building and slowing down attempts to tackle Britain’s housing crisis, a...

Updated Consumer Code for Home Builders

Updated Consumer Code for Home Builders

by on Friday 21 April, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

The Consumer Code for Home Builders (the Code), which came into effect in April 2010, applies to all home builders registered with the UK’s main new home warranty...

Landlords of the future

Landlords of the future

by on Friday 17 March, 2017 in Industry News

Recent research from Countrywide, the UK's largest property services group, shows that Britain’s property investors have been remarkably resilient in recent months....

UK house-building must do more to attract women and young people

UK house-building must do more to attract women

by on Wednesday 8 February, 2017 in Industry News

UK house-building needs to do more to attract women and young people if the industry is to avoid a workforce crisis, new research from the NHBC Foundation has...

Pride in the Job – NHBC names best site managers

Pride in the Job – NHBC names best

by on Tuesday 17 January, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

Outstanding achievements in house building were celebrated on 13 January, as we announced the four Supreme Winners of the NHBC Pride in the Job Awards 2016 at a gala...

New garden villages have potential to deliver 48,000 homes

New garden villages have potential to deliver 48,000

by on Friday 6 January, 2017 in Industry News

The first ever garden villages, which have the potential to deliver more than 48,000 homes across England, have been given government backing. In an expansion of the...

Green light for construction of thousands of new starter homes

Green light for construction of thousands of new

by on Tuesday 3 January, 2017 in Industry News, New Homes

The Government has confirmed that 2017 will see the first wave of local authority partnerships to build starter homes on brownfield sites across the country backed by...