The latest news, features, comment and analysis of the UK housebuilding market covering policy, regulation, planning, technology, new developments and products

Bushey Heath

St Arthur Homes offers a “useful tonic” to RPs

Jan. 14, 2021 Feature

St Arthur Homes has plans to expand. Suzie Mayes talks to the recently recruited John Walton and Louise Mills about their plans to grow the registered provider

Kris Anderson

Countryside apprentice praises NHBC scheme

Dec. 18, 2020 Feature

This autumn, NHBC launched its first apprenticeship scheme. The organisation talks to one of the first participants about his experiences so far

James Williams

The Interview - James Williams, Sero

Dec. 7, 2020 Feature

James Williams is co-founder and md of Sero, a Cardiff-based zero carbon housebuilder and sustainable energy service company. He talks to Suzie Mayes

Owl report

Change and challenges at the Housing Market Intelligence conference

Dec. 4, 2020 Feature

The annual Housing Market Intelligence conference moved online this year, with its report also launching digitally. Suzie Mayes reports

NHBC Regional Awards

NHBC takes the Pride in the Job Regional Awards online

Nov. 4, 2020 Feature

NHBC has held its Pride in the Job Regional Awards digitally. Housebuilder discovers how the events team harnessed technology to help the industry celebrate

HMI 2020 Chart 10

HMI 2020 - Home building before and after Covid-19

Nov. 4, 2020 Feature

Brian Green, editor of the Housing Market Report which is published this month, gives a preview of the detailed analysis that appears in the report, looks at...

Mark Booth

The Interview - Mark Booth, Hayfield

Nov. 4, 2020 Feature

Mark Booth is md of Hayfield, an SME formed only three years ago. He talks to Suzie Mayes about making a name for the business and putting the customer first


Alternative living

Oct. 7, 2020 Feature

There is more to homes than those built for ownership. Suzie Mayes looks at alternative housing tenures and models


Training new talent with NHBC's first apprenticeship scheme

Oct. 7, 2020 Feature

NHBC has launched its first ever apprenticeship, aiming to develop the next generation of talent. Housebuilder finds out about the programme

Tariq Usmani

The Interview - Tariq Usmani, Henley Homes

Oct. 7, 2020 Feature

Tariq Usmani is ceo of London-based Henley Homes. He talks to Suzie Mayes about efficiencies, reading the pandemic and giving people a second chance