The MHCLG has published a guide for local authorities to create their own local design requirement.The National Model Design Code (NMDC) sets out guidance across all aspects of new development to ensure tree-lined streets, sustainable drainage and plenty of footpaths and cycleways.The Construction Index#construction#communities#housing... See MoreSee Less
For the past few months Rightmove have seen asking prices continue to rise across Britain, as more people than ever look to find a #home that suits how our lives are now, more than a year on from the first lockdown period.But how much have asking prices risen?#housing#propertymarket... See MoreSee Less
Backbench MPs are urging the government to halt the extension of permitted development rights for change of use to residential.The government is keen to relax planning laws to hit its house-building targets but a cross-party committee of MPs says that changing the use of existing buildings should not be allowed to go unchecked.The Construction Index#construction#housing#homes... See MoreSee Less
Procurement bodies LHC and Consortium Procurement Construction are calling up contractors to bid for a next-generation £1bn new build #housing#construction framework.The new four-year framework will come into force from August next year and will cover the geographical area of North and Central England and London and South East England.Construction Enquirer... See MoreSee Less
A team of business people fronted by Tony Williams of Wessex Ventures has announced a goal to bring a Formula E event or alternative Green Motor Sport event to Bournemouth in 2023.Using the attraction...
1.8m #homes pushed into higher stamp duty bands.Some buyers are set to fork out thousands of pounds more in stamp duty once the tax break draws to a complete close at the end of September. Could you be one of them?Zoopla#stampduty#housing... See MoreSee Less