The point when projects are deemed started is important: it determines the building regulations for your project. When is a site 'started'?
In this article we look at 10 basement conversion costs you may need to consider.
MHCLG has launched a new inquiry to investigate Government proposals to reform the planning system.
The Government has opened a consultation on raising the minimum standards for accessibility in new homes.
What is the Building a Safer Future Charter and should you sign up to it? We describe the new charter and it's possible future role.
The government has established a new steering group with the task of “driving up design standards”.
We currently require structural timber or steel to be located at least 150mm above external ground floor level, but noting manufacturers’ preferred ap…
Creating openings in walls mean that lintels are a potential weak spot. Defects caused by failing lintels can be complicated and difficult to rectify.…
Getting your damp proof course (DPC) right first time is critical in preventing rising damp in your property.
Over recent years there has been a lot of talk about the growth of alternative construction methods. Even so, the tried-and-trusted method of bricks a…
The government has published details on what house builders and developers need to do access the next round (2021-2023) of Help to Buy equity funds.
This article considers the issues when using mock Tudor cladding on external walls.