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June 1, 2015

Government steps up drive to find more redundant sites for house-building

Communities Secretary Greg Clark is instructing local authorities to release unused land four house-building. Speaking ahead of the first meeting of a dedicated ministerial Housing Taskforce, […]
May 22, 2015

House-building surges but is still below 2007 peak

House-building starts in the first quarter of 2015 increased by 31% on the previous quarter in England and by 11% compared to the same period last […]
March 2, 2015

Balfour Beatty moves into house-building with Olympic Park neighbourhoods

Balfour Beatty has signed a development agreement with the London Legacy Development Corporation to develop 1500 new homes on the Olympic Park. A joint venture of […]
February 20, 2015

House-building starts rose 10% in 2014

Latest house-building figures show starts on new homes in 2014 totalled 137,010 ” 10% higher than in 2013. The number of starts in 2014 was the […]
November 18, 2014

Scotland gets £200m boost for housebuilding

The Scottish government is providing £200m in additional funding to stimulate the housing industry and safeguard construction jobs. Housing minister Margaret Burgess will meet housing leaders […]
September 9, 2014

Kick-start for 165 small house-building sites: here’s the full list

A raft of 165 smaller housing developments across England have been shortlisted for a share of the government’s £525m Builders Finance Fund that is designed to […]