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Have your say on extending permitted development

Restaurants, cafes, sports and leisure venues in England could be converted to residential use under an extension to permitted development rights bein…

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The heat is on: changes to the transition period for gas boiler ban

Can developers and builders afford to take their foot off the gas with regards preparing for energy-efficient new homes?

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Developers invited to consult on raising accessibility standards in new homes

The Government has opened a consultation on raising the minimum standards for accessibility in new homes.

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What will new Part L regulations mean for boilers?

With gas boilers, developers and new buyers may worry between now and 2025 when new energy regulations are set to kick in. Should they?

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17 ways to design better homes and developments

With an overwhelming amount of information to absorb, how can architects, designers and developers design better new-home developments?

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Modern methods of construction in social housing – the challenges

What barriers do smaller social housing providers typically face when adopting modern methods of construction – and how can they overcome them?

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Affordable housing: where will housing providers get funding from?

Affordable housing: where will the UK's housing providers get funding from to build the affordable homes the country needs?

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PRS – the perfect property answer for the Subscription Generation?

Could the Private Rental Sector be the perfect housing solution for the iGen "Subscription Generation"? This article considers recent reports.

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Designing and building your homes to be more accessible – Part Two

Making your homes more accessible – what are the requirements?

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Modern methods of learning: how are the builders of tomorrow learning about offsite construction?

VR, 3D, CAD, BIM and even 1990s gaming phenomenon Game Boy were just a few of the technologies featured in a panel discussion about the skills needed…

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Designing and building your homes to be more accessible - Part One

On June 25 Theresa May announced a raft of initiatives to tackle barriers faced by disabled people at work and home. Concerning the latter, the Govern…

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Are Britain’s Houses Getting Smaller? (New Data)

Houses are a controversial subject in the UK. Some say we are not building enough, some say we are not building houses of the right quality and some s…

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